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How to Read ABGs Like a Boss: Master Acid-Base Disorders!

Acid-base imbalances are an important concept of nursing practice, not to mention something you’ll need to learn in school.¬† Teachers have different ways to teach students how to interpret ABGs, but here’s my preferred method. What are ABGs? ABG stands for Arterial Blood Gas.¬† You will need to stick an artery to get ABG values.¬† …

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How to Get Accepted to Nursing School

Nursing is a career path on the rise. US News ranks nursing as #17 in healthcare jobs and #22 in the 100 best jobs overall… not bad. Furthermore, there is a great growth outlook for nursing.¬† Here are some quick facts: $67,490¬†MEDIAN SALARY 1.5%¬†UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 439,300¬†NUMBER OF JOBS Combine that with a solid work/life balance …

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The Best SBAR & Brain FREE Nursing Report Sheets – 2018

SBAR Brain Nurse Report Sheet Templates Do you want the best nursing report sheets on the planet? With 1 patient per sheet? 2? 3? All of the above? So do we! We’ve got you covered We hand designed these SBAR brain sheets to meet the highest quality. Our report sheets are battle tested! ¬†We’ve taken …

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How to Pass the NCLEX-RN in 75 Questions

I’ve written many articles about the NCLEX on Nursejanx in the past. In fact, they are the most popular articles on Nursejanx, and that’s hardly surprising. The concept of Passing the NCLEX-RN in 75 Questions remains one of the most Googled search terms in reference to this exam. Let’s find out how to do it!

Everything You Need to Know About HCAHPS

This post will have ongoing updates to remain current as things change. ¬†Here’s a list of points for this article: What are HCAHPS? How are HCAHPS scores determined? What is the inclusion/exclusion criteria for the HCAHPS survey? What questions are on the HCAHPS survey? What is Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP)? What are HCAHPS? HCAHPS …

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How the NCLEX Really Works

We now live in a digital age.  Gone are the old-fashioned days of paper and pencil, and say hello to computer adaptive testing.  So what?  Why should we care?  Are there any advantages?