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Your ULTIMATE Guide To Cushing Syndrome

Your ULTIMATE Guide To Cushing Syndrome

Do you remember sitting in A&P learning about the endocrine system: the pituitary gland, the hypothalamus, the endocrine organs and allllllll of those hormones? How could you forget right? You had never been more confused in your entire life! And then, when you...
4 Heart Murmurs You Need To Know (With Videos!)

4 Heart Murmurs You Need To Know (With Videos!)

If you’ve been around for a bit, you know that I LOVE the cardiac system. I mean, how fun is it to listen to that *thump thump,* and possibly that *thu thump thump,* or the *thump thump thu.* It’s super exciting to play detective and try to figure out what...
How To Create GRADE BOOSTING Concept Maps

How To Create GRADE BOOSTING Concept Maps

Hey there! Over the past few weeks I have gotten TONS of blog comments and emails asking for an example of a concept map and asking how to create them. If you’ve been around for a while, you know that I think concept maps are basically the bees-knees. They will...
3 Things To Do Before Nursing School Starts

3 Things To Do Before Nursing School Starts

Hey there friend! So first, I want to say CONGRATULATIONS!!! You’re in nursing school! That is a HUGE accomplishment and I am so proud of you. Whether you are just starting out or are in your last year, give yourself a long pat on the back for coming this...
Setting IV Pump Drip Rates

Setting IV Pump Drip Rates

Want to know the best two words a nurse can hear? IV PUMP. Okay, so maybe it’s not at the top, top of the list. I imagine “sinus rhythm” or “no bleeding” might be higher up there. But it must make at least the top 10. And why...
Calculating Basic IV Drip Rates

Calculating Basic IV Drip Rates

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Look at you go, girlfriend! You are just plowin’ on through this dosage calculationĀ series and ready to rock that exam (and maybe show off a little at clinical). Today we’re talking about calculating intravenous (IV) drip rates. There are...