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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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