3. Skill Application: Ability to decrease infection risks in the clinical setting.
Objective: Identify common causes of infections in patient and interventions to decrease
incidence and impact of infections in selected patient populations:
Skill Application: Ability to assess the preoperative patient and recognize history/assessment data that
may affect surgical outcomes.
Objective: Identify physical and psycho-social factors that may affect the patients course of surgery and
1. Skill Application: Ability to recognize significant findings and recognize how they relate to a patients
history, treatments and current medical situation.
Objective: Identify and differentiate between normal and abnormal findings of the en
5. Skill Application: Ability to assess patients with musculoskeletal disorders and surgeries and to
recognize the history/assessment data that may affect disease progression and patient outcomes.
Objective: Identify situations when complicati
4. Skill Application: Ability to assess patients with electrolyte imbalances and to recognize the
history/assessment data that may affect electrolyte levels. 1 question!
Objective: Identify situations when electrolyte imbalances may occur and
Skill Application: Ability to identify Surgical Aseptic techniques
Objective: Identify eight principles of surgical asepsis established by AORN Standards
Refer to the Principles of Surgical Asepsis Handout given during front load or listed i
Pain (3 questions):
Pain treatment elderly
Age possible decreased perceptions, either due to peripheral nueropathy, dz states, or
normal aging gradual reduction in blood flow small doses of pain meds can be more
Pain assessment (acute and chron
Hepatic (4 questions):
Liver function: produces clotting proteins, removes toxic substances. Regulates body glucose
and lipids that body uses as fuel. Portal vein main blood supply (comes from intestines),
hepatic vein comes from
1. Skill Application: Ability to assess a patients lab values and recognize how they relate to a patients
PMH, treatments and current medical situation. 3 questions!
Objective: Indentify factors that may affect levels in the following labs.
Cancer (5 questions):
Bone marrow transplant nursing care
Used for hematological cancers that effect marrow or solid tumors treated with chemotherapy
dosage that ablates bone marrow
Implementing pre-transplantation care: Nutritional assessment, physical
Neurology (8 questions):
Strokes types and risk factors, nursing care
2 types: Hemorrhagic and ischemic
Caused by bleeding into brain tissue, the ventricles, or subarachnoid space.
May be due to spontaneous rupture of small vessels primarily