Most nurses work in a clinical area. They include but are not confined to:
ICU, CCU, PACU, Pediatric Unit, ER, Maternity unit, Med/Surg and more.
Regardless of where a nurse works good communication skills, an adequate
standard of learning and care planning will all take its place in a day’s work.
The image above reminds us that nursing has come a long way from
old to new. The Nightingale days are a far cry from what we see as
nursing today. It has advanced from basic care to ICU care, PACU
care and more. For more information you may enjoy watching
thee video: Sessions 56 Nursing from Old to New
Nursing communication skills is an essential part of a day’s work.
Skills are needed to accomplish positive feedback.
To learn more you may enjoy watching the following videos:
The new nurse – Nursing Communication verbal and nonverbal Pt 1
The new nurse – Nursing Communication verbal and nonverbal Pt 2
PEDIATRIC ASSESSMENT TRIANGLE
An initial assessment that is easy.
It is based on :
What is an EKG?
The EKG (electrocardiogram) is a simple diagnostic test used to
evaluate the electrical conduction system of the heart.
It is often used to detect a myocardial infarction (MI) and other
cardiac conditions and is noninvasive.
For more information, read above and you may also enjoy
watching these videos Sessions 16 EKG Interpretation Part 1
The New Nurse Hemodynamic Monitoring
The Heart and its Electrical Conduction System
The heart is a pump that pumps blood all around the body.
The heart has an electrical conduction system which is necessary
for proper functioning.
The SA Node, which is located in the right atrium, is known as the
pacemaker of the heart. An electrical impulse begins in the
SA node and then continues to the AV node. For more information
on this topic please read the image above. You may also enjoy
watching Sessions for Nurses 16 Part 1 of 3