NU1210 Nursing Roles
Due: Week Four
Graded Writing Assignment: Ethical Case Study
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Pain relief and muscle relaxants
Skeletal muscle relaxants
Centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxants Valium, Baclofen
a. Uses: relief of pain associated with muscle spasms, decrease spasticity
b. MOA: act at different levels of the CNS, decrease synap
Breckinridge School of Nursing
NU1220 Dosage Calculations
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1. Order: protamine sulfate 50 mg, IV, SAT
Drug available: Protamine 50 mg in 5 ml (10 mg/ml)
IV infusion not to exceed 5 mg/min
a. Amount in milliliters
m in COPD
A=ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. This enzyme is
responsible for the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II. Angiotensin II (A2) is a
potent vasoconstrictor and it also stimulates the secretion of aldosterone which res
D LUNG OR
OF A LUNG,
OF A LUNG
FORMULA FOR CONCENTATION OF SOLUTION (COS)
COS is found by using the ratio formula
Nitroprusside 100 mg in D5W 500 ml at 60 mL/hr
100 mg : 500 ml : x mg : ml
500x : 100
X = 0.2 mg/ml
F: Loop Diuretic C: Sulfonamide Derivative
Action: Inhibits reabsorption of sodium and chloride at proximal and distal tubes at loop of Henle
Indication: Pubmonary edema, CHF, hepatic dz, nephritic syndrome, ascites and HTN
Safe Dose Ra
Vicky Honkus MSN RN
Upon completion of this self learning module, the participant will be able to:
State the normal values for pH, pCO2 and HCO3.
Discuss the basic rules to follow in interpret
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University School of Nursing
Student Name _Jessica Buie_ Date_10/22/14_
Medical Diagnoses _Acute Heart Failure (diastolic) (Chronic heart failure exacerbation)_
Age _85_ Gender _Female_
Problems/Needs List (
MY NCLEX NOTES & CHARTS
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to
succeed is always to try just one more time."
-Thomas A. Edison
1. Informed consent
2. Explain procedure
3. Lie the pat
Name _Ashley Simmons_Date 10/22/14_Reference:
Care Plan Instructions: Include a minimum of: 1 nursing diagnosis, age-appropriate plan with a minimum of 1 outcome that is
patient-centered and SMART, 3-5 appropriate interventions with rationale (cited w
Nurse Orginazation Notes
The NLN sets standards for excellence and innovation in nursing education.
The ANAs purpose is to improve standards of health and the availability of health care to
foster high standards for nursing, to improve the profess
Lecture 3 Notes
Nursing is practiced in a variety of settings. Various state and provincial nurse practice
acts establish legal regulations for practice in a specified area and professional
organizations establish standards of practice.
The American Nurse
Lecture 2 Notes
A nurse is not just a person who performs tasks and skills. Nursing is a profession
because we share the characteristics of a profession.
You will be educated and trained to care for others. You will be required to take
Health Care System Needs Notes
The health care delivery system is constantly changing to meet the needs of the health
care consumer. More information can be found in Chapter 2: Health Care Delivery
Many consumers are savvy about their illnesses du
Health & Wellness Notes
It is interesting to know that the US government set national health care goals back in
1979 with the publication of Healthy People: The Surgeon Generals Report on Health
Promotion and Disease. Since then two more documents have be
Class 6 Notes
Nurses help their clients regain health and find their maximum level of independent
function through the healing process. Healing involves the body, mind, and spirit. We will
look more at spiritual health in Chapter 29.
Civil War & Nursing Notes
The Civil War, fought from 1861 to 1865, made nursing necessity. Clara Barton, who
tended to soldiers, who tended to soldiers on the battlefield, has been compared to
Florence Nightingale. She was the founder of the American Red
Chapter 6 Notes
Family practices can be passed down, in both positive and negative forms. If, as a child,
you had immunizations, well-child check ups, regular dental and eye exams, chances are
you will continue to do so in your adult years.
Chapter 1 Notes
Since the days of Florence Nightingale, nurses have responded to the need of their
clients. We do this in many ways.
Nurses exert great influence in social policy and political arenas. We have a strong
organization (American Nurses Associa
Order: HydroDIRUIL 50 mg, PO, daily
Which bottle of HydroDIRUIL would you use?
How many tablet(s) would you give?
Order: Hydroxyzine pamoate 0.1 g, PO, q8h
Which bottle of hydroxyzine would you use?
1. Uses of epinephrine, ways given, what route is not used?
It is frequently used to treat anaphylaxis (life threatening allergic
response), bronchospams, cardiogenic shock, cardiac arrest,
asthma and severe hypotension.
Also used to increase cardiac ou
Voiding/Micturition - process of emptying the bladder
Average fluid intake - 2,600 ml
Average fluid output - 2,500-2900 ml
Desirable amount of fluid intake and loss - 1,500-3,500 ml
Average amount time an adult voids - 5-6 times/day varying with fluid int