NRSNG NCLEX® Question of the Day (Nursing Podcast for NCLEX® Prep and Nursing School)

By Jon Haws RN: Critical Care Nurse & NCLEX Educator

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Podcast for nursing students covering one NCLEX® style question with rationale.

Episode Date
I’m a Little Bit Scared to Share This #vulnerable
10:52
<p>Can I be honest? I had an amazing experience last month.   It was one of those moments when you are filled with thousands of emotions ranging from happiness to sadness all at the same time.  Have you ever felt … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/im-little-bit-scared-share-vulnerable/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/im-little-bit-scared-share-vulnerable/">I’m a Little Bit Scared to Share This #vulnerable</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 26, 2017
FF001 – Lab Value Database
5:29
<p>Today we talk about our Lab Value Database. If you aren’t aware, we email out a brand new cheatsheet, reference sheet, clinical tool, what-ever-you-wanna-call-it, every single Friday.  To take advantage of this series it will help if you are getting … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ff001-lab-value-database/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ff001-lab-value-database/">FF001 – Lab Value Database</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 13, 2017
NRSNG Isn’t Mine . . . It’s OURS!
8:13
<p>So . . . I guess this episode is just about 8 minutes of a few thoughts on my mind.  Mostly though, I just want you all to know how much you really mean to us! NRSNG.com isn’t mine . … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/a-few-ramblings/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/a-few-ramblings/">NRSNG Isn’t Mine . . . It’s OURS!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 22, 2016
QOD 90: Dehydration in the Elderly (Labs/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:40
<p>Question: An 86-year-old male patient is transferred from the long-term care facility where he lives to the hospital for treatment after falling in the hallway. The staff tell the nurse that he normally is not a fall risk and has … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-90/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-90/">QOD 90: Dehydration in the Elderly (Labs/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 13, 2016
QOD 89: Complications of Gestational Diabetes (Endocrine/Metabolic/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:54
<p>Question: A pregnant client is in labor to deliver her baby. The mother is 39 weeks’ gestation and has had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. The mother has missed many prenatal appointments and admits that she has not checked her blood … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-89/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-89/">QOD 89: Complications of Gestational Diabetes (Endocrine/Metabolic/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 12, 2016
QOD 88: Aspiration After Bronchoscopy (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:17
<p>Question: A 35-year-old client is undergoing a bronchoscopy procedure to evaluate a mass in his airway. Following the procedure, the nurse periodically assesses the patients cough and gag reflexes. Which best describes the rationale for this action? Answer: D.  To … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-88/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-88/">QOD 88: Aspiration After Bronchoscopy (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 11, 2016
QOD-87 Assessment of Pain (GI/GU/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:22
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a 15-year-old girl who is recovering from an appendectomy. The nurse is trying to assess the patients level of pain. Which question from the nurse would be most appropriate for determining the intensity of … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-87/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-87/">QOD-87 Assessment of Pain (GI/GU/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 10, 2016
QOD 86: Hypothermia in an Infant (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:25
<p>Question: A nurse working in the newborn nursery is caring for an infant who was born 3 hours ago. The infant’s axillary temperature is 97.0F and the nurse notes that his respiratory rate is 60/minute. Which action of the nurse … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-86/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-86/">QOD 86: Hypothermia in an Infant (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 09, 2016
QOD 85: Cardiac Changes Related to Aging (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:26
<p>Question: An 80-year-old patient is being seen at the primary care clinic for routine care. The nurse performs a physical assessment on the patient. Based on the potential changes in the cardiac system associated with aging, which instructions would the … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-85/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-85/">QOD 85: Cardiac Changes Related to Aging (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 06, 2016
QOD 84: Best Patient Position to assess Posterior Lung Sounds (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
1:55
<p>Question: A nurse needs to assess a patients back and listen to posterior lung sounds. In which position would it be most appropriate to place this patient? Answer: D.  High Fowler’s Rationale:  To assess the back and listen to posterior … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-84/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-84/">QOD 84: Best Patient Position to assess Posterior Lung Sounds (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 05, 2016
QOD 83: Stress Reduction in Pregnancy (Mental Health/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:31
<p>Question: A 35-year-old pregnant patient tells the nurse that she has been feeling significant stress in her life since she found out she was pregnant. Select all of the appropriate measures the nurse can suggest as part of stress reduction … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-83/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-83/">QOD 83: Stress Reduction in Pregnancy (Mental Health/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 04, 2016
QOD 82: Exercise and Aging (Musculoskeletal/Health Promotion and Maintenance
2:33
<p>Question: A 67-year-old patient complains to the nurse that while he used to run long distances and participate in marathons, he no longer has the stamina to run very far. Select all of the following that are associated with changes … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-82/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-82/">QOD 82: Exercise and Aging (Musculoskeletal/Health Promotion and Maintenance</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 03, 2016
QOD 81: Musculoskeletal symptoms in Pregnancy (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:25
<p>Question: A patient who is 16 weeks’ pregnant is at the healthcare provider’s office for a routine prenatal exam. The nurse is educating the patient about pregnancy-related body changes that will most likely occur in the next several months. Which … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-81/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-81/">QOD 81: Musculoskeletal symptoms in Pregnancy (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 02, 2016
QOD 80: Compensated vs Decompensated Shock (Neuro/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:40
<p>Question: A child is brought to the hospital for care after falling down some stairs and is in a state of neurogenic shock. The nurse performs an initial assessment on the patient. Which parameter best identifies whether the patient is … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-80/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-80/">QOD 80: Compensated vs Decompensated Shock (Neuro/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 29, 2016
QOD 79: Nerve Damage From Continuous Vibration (Musculoskeletal/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:14
<p>Question: A 61-year-old patient is being treated in the care clinic. The patient has been a school bus driver for 40 years and is asking the nurse about work-related injuries. Which symptoms would most likely develop in a person who … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-79/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-79/">QOD 79: Nerve Damage From Continuous Vibration (Musculoskeletal/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 28, 2016
QOD 78: Prevention of Anaphylactic Shock (Hematologic/Immunology/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:42
<p>Question: A nurse is teaching a patient about self-care at home after he has experienced an anaphylactic reaction to shellfish. For future reference for the patient, after exposure to shellfish, in order to best manage an allergic reaction and prevent … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-78/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-78/">QOD 78: Prevention of Anaphylactic Shock (Hematologic/Immunology/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 27, 2016
QOD 77: Preventing Coronary Artery Disease (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:27
<p>Question: A 40-year-old patient is being seen for a health check-up and the nurse is providing information to him about prevention of coronary artery disease. Which best describes an appropriate goal for this patient that would be applied after teaching? … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-77/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-77/">QOD 77: Preventing Coronary Artery Disease (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 26, 2016
QOD 76: Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:46
<p>Question: A patient tells the nurse that she is afraid that she has sleep apnea. She says that she does not feel rested in the morning and that she snores. Her husband says that he notices that she seems to … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-76/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-76/">QOD 76: Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 25, 2016
QOD 75: Nurse Delegation, Ambulation After Knee Surgery (Prioritization/Delegation/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:37
<p>Question: A 16-year-old patient needs to get up to ambulate after having knee surgery. A nurse assigns a nursing assistant to ambulate the patient. Which of the following should the nurse consider when delegating this task to the nursing assistant? … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-75/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-75/">QOD 75: Nurse Delegation, Ambulation After Knee Surgery (Prioritization/Delegation/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 22, 2016
Ep191: You Have a Nation of Nurses Behind You (fixing nurse to patient ratio)
45:55
<p>What are the Bills? HR 1602 – view the bill HERE S. 864 – view the bill HERE How Can You Get “Involved”? Listen to this podcast episode here with Senator O’Donnell It’s really as simple as: Google “who is … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/nurse-to-patient-ratio/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/nurse-to-patient-ratio/">Ep191: You Have a Nation of Nurses Behind You (fixing nurse to patient ratio)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 21, 2016
QOD 74: Tumors and Sleep (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:29
<p>Question: A 37-year-old patient with a spinal tumor has been having a difficult time sleeping. Which best explains how a tumor can make sleep more difficult for a patient with cancer? Answer: B.  The tumor may place pressure on parts … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-74/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-74/">QOD 74: Tumors and Sleep (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 21, 2016
QOD 73: Irrigation of NG Tube (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:36
<p>Question: A nurse is preparing to irrigate a patients nasogastric tube. She has assessed the patients abdomen and determined that the tip of the tube is located in the stomach. After drawing up 30 mL of normal saline into a … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-73/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-73/">QOD 73: Irrigation of NG Tube (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 20, 2016
QOD 72: Cataplexy and Sleeping Disorders (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)
1:52
<p>Question: Which sleep disorder is associated with cataplexy? Answer: A.  Narcolepsy Rationale:  Cataplexy describes an involuntary loss of muscle function that is temporary. Cataplexy is most commonly associated with narcolepsy, which involves increased sleepiness during the daytime. A patient with … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-72/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-72/">QOD 72: Cataplexy and Sleeping Disorders (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 19, 2016
QOD 71: Visual Impairment (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort
2:18
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a patient who is visually impaired. Which of the following interventions is most appropriate when working with this client? Answer: C. Explain procedures in a step-by-step manner Rationale:  When working with a patient who … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-71/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-71/">QOD 71: Visual Impairment (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 18, 2016
QOD 70: Pain Control After Surgery (Ethical/Legal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:58
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from surgery and is in pain at the incision site. The nurse has administered some medications to help control the patients pain, but she holds off from administering more … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-70/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-70/">QOD 70: Pain Control After Surgery (Ethical/Legal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 15, 2016
QOD 69: Mobility and Blood Clots (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:27
<p>Question: A nurse is teaching a client who has trouble with mobility about how best to decrease the risk of a blood clot. Which of the following statements made by the nurse is correct? Answer: A.  “Do not cross your … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-69/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-69/">QOD 69: Mobility and Blood Clots (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 14, 2016
QOD 68: Nociceptive Pain (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:46
<p>Question: A patient has come to the healthcare clinic complaining of pain in his left arm after an injury. Which describes the characteristics of nociceptive pain? Select all that apply. Answer: A.  Nociceptive pain may be localized to the area … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-68/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-68/">QOD 68: Nociceptive Pain (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 13, 2016
QOD 67: Chronic Pain in Multiple Sclerosis (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:53
<p>Question: A patient with chronic pain as a result of multiple sclerosis has requested music therapy for help with pain management. Which of the following describes music therapy for pain control? Select all that apply. Answer: A. Music therapy is an … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-67/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-67/">QOD 67: Chronic Pain in Multiple Sclerosis (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 12, 2016
QOD 66: Role of Palliative Care (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:29
<p>Question: The family member of a patient with lung cancer has asked the nurse about palliative care for the patient. Which describes when palliative care is appropriate for a patient? Select all that apply. Answer: A.  When the patient has … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-66/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-66/">QOD 66: Role of Palliative Care (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 11, 2016
QOD 65: Spinal Cord Stimulation (Pharmacology/Basic Care and Comfort)
3:00
<p>Question: A patient asks the nurse about spinal cord stimulation as a method of pain control. Which of the following describes an element of this type of pain management? Select all that apply. Answer: A. The patient has wires inserted into … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-65/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-65/">QOD 65: Spinal Cord Stimulation (Pharmacology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 08, 2016
QOD 64: Pain Management in and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:44
<p>Question: A patient who is dying of cancer tells the nurse that he is in extreme pain. Which of the following principles should the nurse adhere to when managing pain in a dying patient? Select all that apply. Answer: A. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-64/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-64/">QOD 64: Pain Management in and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 07, 2016
QOD 63: Activities of Daily Living (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:33
<p>Question: A nurse is assessing a patient who is being admitted to the long-term care facility where she works. The nurse is utilizing the Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living. Which activities would the nurse assess for … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-63/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-63/">QOD 63: Activities of Daily Living (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 06, 2016
QOD 62: Dysphagia in a Stroke Patient (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)
3:03
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from a stroke and who has difficulties swallowing. The patient must have all liquids thickened to a nectar consistency. Which of the following is a true statement regarding this … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-62/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-62/">QOD 62: Dysphagia in a Stroke Patient (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 05, 2016
QOD-61: Full Liquid Diet after Surgery (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:14
<p>Question: A patient who is recovering from surgery has been ordered to have a full liquid diet. Which foods would the nurse provide for this patient that would be consistent with this diet? Select all that apply. Answer: A.  Ice … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-61/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-61/">QOD-61: Full Liquid Diet after Surgery (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 04, 2016
QOD 60: TENS Device and Back Pain (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:53
<p>Question: A nurse is using a TENS device to help a patient with his low back pain. Which of the following considerations should the nurse keep in mind when using this type of device? Select all that apply. Answer: A. The … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-60/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-60/">QOD 60: TENS Device and Back Pain (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Apr 01, 2016
QOD 59: Prone Position in ARDS (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:40
<p>Question: A nurse must position the patient prone after his diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Which of the following is a benefit of using this position? Select all that apply. Answer: A. Decreased atelectasis C. Mobilization of secretions D. Decreased … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-59/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-59/">QOD 59: Prone Position in ARDS (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 31, 2016
QOD 58: Intervention for Pressure Ulcer (Integumentary/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:52
<p>Question: A nurse is working with a client who has been confined to his bed for the past week because of illness. While turning this patient, the nurse notes a stage II pressure ulcer on his sacrum. Which action is … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-58/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-58/">QOD 58: Intervention for Pressure Ulcer (Integumentary/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 30, 2016
QOD 57: Cardiac Complications Caused by Immobility (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:45
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a patient who has been immobile for the past three weeks while recovering from surgery. The patient has been deteriorating in health because of his lack of activity. Based on the nurse’s knowledge of … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-57/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-57/">QOD 57: Cardiac Complications Caused by Immobility (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 29, 2016
QOD 56: Treatment for Urinary Incontinence (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:38
<p>Question: A 76-year-old patient has urinary incontinence diagnosed because of instability of the detrusor muscle. Which of the following describes a form of management of this type of incontinence? Select all that apply. Answer: A. Anticholinergic drugs, such as Ditropan … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-56/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-56/">QOD 56: Treatment for Urinary Incontinence (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 28, 2016
QOD 55: Nutrition and Alzheimer’s Disease (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:27
<p>Question: A patient with Alzheimer’s disease has had difficulties eating and is not getting enough nutrients in his diet. The patients daughter asks the nurse if there is anything that can be done to improve his nutrition intake. Which recommendation … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-55/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-55/">QOD 55: Nutrition and Alzheimer’s Disease (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 25, 2016
QOD 54: Heart Failure and Sodium Intake (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:24
<p>Question: A patient with heart failure has been ordered to reduce her sodium intake in order to better control her condition. Which best explains why reduction in sodium intake will affect symptoms of heart failure? Answer: D.  Too much sodium … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-54/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-54/">QOD 54: Heart Failure and Sodium Intake (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 24, 2016
QOD 53: BMI in an Overweight Patient (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:40
<p>Question: A 41-year-old patient is being seen at the primary care clinic for a physical exam. The patient is overweight and wants to talk to the nurse about losing weight. Choose the alternative that best explains the calculation of BMI. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-53/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-53/">QOD 53: BMI in an Overweight Patient (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 23, 2016
QOD 52: Calorie Counting for Weight Loss (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:39
<p>Question: A physician has ordered calorie counts for a patient who needs to lose weight. Which best describes how the nurse would instruct the client in this process? Answer: B. “This method teaches you common amounts of calories in foods … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-52/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-52/">QOD 52: Calorie Counting for Weight Loss (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 22, 2016
QOD 51: Lab Values in a Patient with Dehydration (Labs/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:13
<p>Question:  A nurse is caring for a client who is at high risk of dehydration. Which parameter would the nurse use for assessment if this patient were to become dehydrated? Answer:  A. Orthostatic hypotension Rationale:  A patient who is dehydrated … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-51/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-51/">QOD 51: Lab Values in a Patient with Dehydration (Labs/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 21, 2016
QOD 50: Palliative Care in Respiratory Patient (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:49
<p>Question: A patient with lung disease has decided to receive palliative care at home. The patient does not want his mother to be nearby while he is recovering, even though his wife has asked him to reconsider. Which response from … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-50/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-50/">QOD 50: Palliative Care in Respiratory Patient (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 18, 2016
QOD 49: Palliative Care for and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:39
<p>Question: A palliative care nurse is counseling a patient who is suffering from cancer. Which statement by the patient indicates that more education is needed about the treatment he receives through palliative care? Answer: D. “I can receive palliative care … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-49/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-49/">QOD 49: Palliative Care for and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 17, 2016
QOD 48: Relaxation Therapy for Pain Management (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:47
<p>Question: A nurse who is caring for a patient with chronic pain and recommends the patient undergoes relaxation therapy as part of pain management. How would relaxation therapy work in this situation? Answer: C.  Relaxation decreases anxiety, which can cause … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-48/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-48/">QOD 48: Relaxation Therapy for Pain Management (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 16, 2016
QOD 47: DVT Prevention (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:24
<p>Question: A nurse is preparing to apply thigh-high anti-embolism stockings to a patient with a history of DVT. The nurse notes that the patients legs have different measurements. Which response from the nurse is appropriate? Answer: B.  Choose antiembolism stockings … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-47/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-47/">QOD 47: DVT Prevention (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 15, 2016
QOD 46: Skin Breakdown after Bruising (Integumentary/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:21
<p>Question: A patient has suffered a bruise on her elbow from being assisted in bed for repositioning. Which best describes how the nurse can prevent this injury from becoming a point of skin breakdown? Answer: A. Encourage the patient to … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-46/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-46/">QOD 46: Skin Breakdown after Bruising (Integumentary/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 14, 2016
QOD 45: Skin Breakdown Related to Immobility (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:26
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a patient with reduced mobility following hip surgery. Which best describes how the nurse would intervene to prevent skin breakdown from immobility? Answer: A.  Use padding and cushions under the heels and other bony … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-45/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-45/">QOD 45: Skin Breakdown Related to Immobility (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 11, 2016
QOD 44: Stress Incontinence (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:19
<p>Question: A patient with stress incontinence is undergoing treatment through rehabilitation of the pelvic floor muscles. Which statement by the patient suggests that he is responding to the treatment? Answer: C.  “I have not leaked urine the last several times … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-44/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-44/">QOD 44: Stress Incontinence (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 10, 2016
QOD 42: Communication with a Patient with Hearing Loss (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:15
<p>Answer: B. Writing down pertinent information for the patient to read Rationale:  A patient with hearing loss and who has no assistive devices for hearing needs teaching through a method that promotes another one of the senses, such as through … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-42/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-42/">QOD 42: Communication with a Patient with Hearing Loss (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 08, 2016
QOD 41: Prostesis in amputation patient (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:16
<p>Answer: D.  The level of the amputation Rationale:  Various factors go into determining the most appropriate type of prosthetic appliance to use for a patient who has had a limb amputation. The type of prosthetic may be determined by factors … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-41/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-41/">QOD 41: Prostesis in amputation patient (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 07, 2016
QOD 40: Dysphagia in a Stroke Patient (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:18
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from a stroke. The nurse arranges for a swallowing screening to be performed on this patient. Which best describes the purpose of this test? Answer: B. To assess the … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-40/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-40/">QOD 40: Dysphagia in a Stroke Patient (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 04, 2016
QOD 39: Nutrition and COPD (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:34
<p>Answer: D. Achieve and maintain a healthy weight Rationale:  A patient with COPD suffers from a chronic disease that can progressively worsen if he does not take care of his health. As part of health education, the nurse must teach … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-39-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-39-2/">QOD 39: Nutrition and COPD (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 03, 2016
QOD 38: Dyspnea (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:10
<p>Answer: C. Obesity Rationale:  Dyspnea, also known as breathlessness, is a state in which a person is unable to get enough air. Dyspnea may be acute, such as after an injury affecting the lungs or a panic attack, or it … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-38-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-38-2/">QOD 38: Dyspnea (Respiratory/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 02, 2016
QOD 37: Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer (Oncology/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:26
<p>Answer: A.  Tobacco use C.  Exposure to certain pesticides Rationale:  Cancer of the pancreas is a life-threatening condition that often has a poor prognosis. Risk factors for this type of cancer include such factors as tobacco use in the patient … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-37-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-37-2/">QOD 37: Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer (Oncology/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Mar 01, 2016
QOD 36: Impaired Infant/Child Attachment (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
3:15
<p>Answer: A.  Assess the interactions between the parents and the child C.  Respond to the child consistently with nurturance D.  Provide positive feedback when the parents nurture the child Rationale:  Attachment is something that develops between parents and children from … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-36-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-36-2/">QOD 36: Impaired Infant/Child Attachment (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 29, 2016
QOD 35: Child Developmental Tasks (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:33
<p>Answer: C.  Increased confidence in the ability to perform tasks D.  The ability to separate from parents for a time E.  Learning to master skills Rationale:  An 8-year-old child has different developmental tasks when compared to a child who is … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-35-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-35-2/">QOD 35: Child Developmental Tasks (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 26, 2016
QOD 34: Privacy and Confidentiality (Ethical/Legal/Management of Care)
2:38
<p>Answer: C.  “The nurse can make a copy of my medical record to send it to my friend.” Rationale:  Privacy and confidentiality are important aspects of maintaining patient security while he receives healthcare services. The nurse must educate the patient … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-34-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-34-2/">QOD 34: Privacy and Confidentiality (Ethical/Legal/Management of Care)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 25, 2016
QOD 32: Precontemplation (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:33
<p>Answer: C. The patient has no plans to quit smoking Rationale:  The phases of change, such as when a person wants to make a change in lifestyle habits, go through a series that starts with no desire or thought to … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-32-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-32-2/">QOD 32: Precontemplation (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 23, 2016
QOD 31: Palpation and Percussion of Abdomen (GI/GU/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:42
<p>Answer: C.  Inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation Rationale:  When assessing any other part of the body, the nurse would normally perform the methods of assessment in the order of inspection, palpation, percussion, and then auscultation. However, when assessing the abdomen, the … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-31-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-31-2/">QOD 31: Palpation and Percussion of Abdomen (GI/GU/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 22, 2016
QOD 30: Palpation (GI/GU/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:11
<p>Answer: D.  The pads of the fingers Rationale:  When assessing a patient through palpation, the nurse may use different parts of the hand to find differing signs related to the patients condition. The pads of the fingers are best used … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-30-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-30-2/">QOD 30: Palpation (GI/GU/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 19, 2016
QOD 29: Dehydration in an Athlete (Labs/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:54
<p>Answer: B.  Drink fluids starting several hours before exercise begins Rationale:  A person who exercises a great amount, such as with a student athlete, may be at risk of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance from water loss through sweat and respiration. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-29/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-29/">QOD 29: Dehydration in an Athlete (Labs/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 18, 2016
QOD 28: Authoritarian Parenting Style (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:29
<p>Answer: C.  There are high expectations of each family member E.  Punishment may involve withdrawal of approval Rationale:  A nurse who works with families may encounter various parenting styles. The authoritarian parenting style is one that is strict and where … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-28/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-28/">QOD 28: Authoritarian Parenting Style (OB/Peds/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 17, 2016
QOD 27: Blended Families (Fundamentals/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
3:00
<p>Answer: A.  There may be step-siblings in the family who do not share a biologic parent B.  The parents come together after a previous divorce or death of a spouse E.  The parents may add another child who becomes a … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-27/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-27/">QOD 27: Blended Families (Fundamentals/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 16, 2016
QOD 26: Dysphagia in a Patient with ALS (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:29
<p>Answer: C. Dysphagia Rationale:  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that causes a decline in respiratory function, including shortness of breath and an inability to cough. The patient is also at a nutritional risk because of muscle … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-26/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-26/">QOD 26: Dysphagia in a Patient with ALS (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 14, 2016
QOD-25 Hemoglobin A1c and Diabetes (Labs/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
3:04
<p>Answer: C.  “This test checks how much sugar is coating the hemoglobin in your red blood cells; it can tell us your blood sugar levels for the past two months.” Rationale:  The hemoglobin A1C test, also called the glycosylated hemoglobin … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-25/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-25/">QOD-25 Hemoglobin A1c and Diabetes (Labs/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 12, 2016
QOD-24 Heart Sounds(Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:21
<p>Answer: A. mitral valve prolapse. Rationale:  When auscultating heart sounds, the nurse may hear a variety of different sounds; some are normal parts of the heart’s anatomy, while others indicate an abnormality. A systolic click is a high-pitched sound that is … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-24/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-24/">QOD-24 Heart Sounds(Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 11, 2016
QOD-23 Self-care Deficit in a Stroke Patient (Neuro/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:44
<p>Answer: A. The patient will be able to dress himself appropriately B. The patient will demonstrate how to use adaptive equipment effectively C. The patient will be able to cope with having someone help with dressing tasks Rationale:  A patient … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-23/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-23/">QOD-23 Self-care Deficit in a Stroke Patient (Neuro/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 10, 2016
QOD-22 Social Isolation (Mental Health/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:39
<p>Answer: A.  Stated doubts about an ability to survive alone B. Expressed feelings of abandonment or loneliness C. Feelings of uselessness Rationale:  A patient who suffers from social isolation may feel lonely, he may have few friends, or he may suffer from … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-22/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-22/">QOD-22 Social Isolation (Mental Health/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 09, 2016
QOD 21: Hypovolemic Shock and Proper Position (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:12
<p>Answer: D. Supine with the legs elevated Rationale:  The most appropriate position for the patient in shock is to have him lie supine with the legs elevated. This position promotes venous return from the lower extremities so that blood can … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-21/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-21/">QOD 21: Hypovolemic Shock and Proper Position (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 08, 2016
QOD 20: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:15
<p>Answer: C.  Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation Rationale:  Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can cause severe pain and nerve dysfunction in the extremities. The patient with this condition may need pain management methods, which could be through medications or through non-pharmacological methods, such … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-20/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-20/">QOD 20: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 05, 2016
QOD 19: Method of Change (Mental Health/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:39
<p>Answer: C. The patient will more likely desire change after connecting with another person Rationale:  Change is necessary when a patient is exhibiting behaviors that are harmful to himself or others. Change can be implemented in many ways, but personal … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-19/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-19/">QOD 19: Method of Change (Mental Health/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 04, 2016
Ep175: Did You Know About These Nursing Podcasts
5:37
<p>Sorry to interrupt your regular programming ; ) But I just wanted to make you aware of our other Nursing School/Nursing Podcast Shows: NRSNG Show: Interviews, motivation, A&P MedMaster Show: Nursing Pharmacology NCLEX® Question of the Day: Show NCLEX Question … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep11-did-you-know-about-these-nursing-podcasts/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep11-did-you-know-about-these-nursing-podcasts/">Ep175: Did You Know About These Nursing Podcasts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 03, 2016
QOD 16: Comforting a Preschool-Age Child (OB/Peds/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:15
<p>Answer: B. Art therapy C. Watching a movie D. Blowing bubbles Rationale:  A preschool-age child is at a different developmental age when compared to an infant or a school-age child. A child who is in preschool does not understand some … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-16/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-16/">QOD 16: Comforting a Preschool-Age Child (OB/Peds/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Feb 01, 2016
QOD 15 Tantrums in a 3-year-old (OB/Peds/ Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:40
<p>Answer: B. Problems within parents’ marriage/relationship C. Speech difficulties D. Boredom   Rationale:  It is normal and common for a 3-year-old child to have tantrums. Children of this age may have difficulty communicating, and tantrums are a method of expressing … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-15/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-15/">QOD 15 Tantrums in a 3-year-old (OB/Peds/ Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 29, 2016
QOD 14: Acromegaly and Pituitary Gland Tumor (Endocrine/Metabolic/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:30
<p>Answer: B.   benign tumors on the pituitary that cause excess secretion of growth hormone. Rationale:  A patient with acromegaly produces too much growth hormone as a result of small tumors that develop on the pituitary gland. The condition causes … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-14/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-14/">QOD 14: Acromegaly and Pituitary Gland Tumor (Endocrine/Metabolic/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 28, 2016
QOD 13: Effects of Blood Pressure and Pulse on Cardiogenic Shock (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)
2:31
<p>Answer: D. Decreased cardiac contractility Rationale:  A patient with a cardiac condition is at risk of developing cardiogenic shock when the heart has been damaged enough that it is unable to effectively pump blood to perfuse vital organs. The patient … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-13/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-13/">QOD 13: Effects of Blood Pressure and Pulse on Cardiogenic Shock (Cardiac/Health Promotion and Maintenance)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 27, 2016
QOD 11: Breathing Difficulties in a Patient with Spinal Cord Injury (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort
2:58
<p>Answer: A.  The patient has a Glasgow Coma Score of 8 Rationale:  A spinal cord injury produces paresthesia below the level of the injury; paraplegia indicates an injury in which the patient cannot move the lower extremities, while quadriplegia is … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-11/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-11/">QOD 11: Breathing Difficulties in a Patient with Spinal Cord Injury (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 25, 2016
QOD10: Narcolepsy in a Traumatic Brain Injury Patient (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:15
<p>Answer: C.  Loss of muscle control Rationale:  A patient who has suffered a traumatic brain injury is at high risk of developing sleep problems. Narcolepsy is a condition in which a person experiences excessive daytime sleepiness. He may also develop … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-10/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-10/">QOD10: Narcolepsy in a Traumatic Brain Injury Patient (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 22, 2016
QOD9: Activities of Daily Living in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:25
<p>Answer: A.  Eating breakfast Rationale:  Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder characterized by weakness of skeletal muscles and fatigue with exertion. The patient would most likely have difficulties with performing activities of daily living that require exertion or use of … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-9/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-9/">QOD9: Activities of Daily Living in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 21, 2016
QOD 8: Contractures in a Patient with Huntington’s Disease (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:53
<p>Question: A 78-year-old patient with Huntington’s disease has developed contractures from muscle atrophy. The nurse is reviewing his information after he has been admitted to the long-term care facility. Which best describes an appropriate outcome for this patient? Answer: C. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-8/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-8/">QOD 8: Contractures in a Patient with Huntington’s Disease (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 20, 2016
QOD 7: Use of a Nosey Cup in a Stroke Patient (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:25
<p>Question: A nurse is caring for an 80-year-old client who is in rehabilitation after having a stroke. The nurse is teaching the client about how to use a nosey cup. Which of the following best describes this device? Answer: B. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-7/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-7/">QOD 7: Use of a Nosey Cup in a Stroke Patient (Neurology/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 19, 2016
QOD 6: Spica Cast on a Patient with Hip Dislocation (Muskuloskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:55
<p>Question: A nurse is working with a family whose child was born with developmental dislocation of the hip. The physician has applied a spica cast to the child. Which statement from the nurse best describes this type of cast to … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-6/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-6/">QOD 6: Spica Cast on a Patient with Hip Dislocation (Muskuloskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 18, 2016
QOD 5: Type of Crutches Necessary for a Paraplegic (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:18
<p>Question: A child was injured in an accident and has become a paraplegic. The child must use crutches on a permanent basis, most likely for the rest of his life. Which type of crutches would most commonly be used in … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-5/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-5/">QOD 5: Type of Crutches Necessary for a Paraplegic (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 15, 2016
QOD 4: Impaired Physical Mobility (Muskuloskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:37
<p>Question: A nurse has given a patient with joint stiffness and limited range of motion a nursing diagnosis of Impaired Physical Mobility. Which nursing intervention would be most appropriate when caring for this patient? Answer: A. Screen for signs of … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-4/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-4/">QOD 4: Impaired Physical Mobility (Muskuloskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 14, 2016
QOD 3: General Adaptation Syndrome (Mental Health/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:23
<p>Question: Which of the following descriptions best defines general adaptation syndrome? Answer: C. The body’s response to stress over both short- and long-term periods Rationale: General adaptation syndrome is a stress response in which the body modifies its reaction to stress. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-3/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-3/">QOD 3: General Adaptation Syndrome (Mental Health/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 13, 2016
QOD 2: Hypokalemia and Cardiac Arrhythmias (Labs/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:29
<p>Question: A patient who has been suffering from severe diarrhea has developed hypokalemia and cardiac arrhythmias as a result. Which of the following treatments would most likely be ordered for this patient to correct the situation? Answer: A. IV administration of … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-2/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod-2/">QOD 2: Hypokalemia and Cardiac Arrhythmias (Labs/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 12, 2016
QOD 1: Breathing Difficulties in a Patient with Scleroderma (Integumentary/Basic Care and Comfort)
2:36
<p>Question: A 36-year-old patient has been diagnosed with scleroderma and has breathing difficulties, including wheezing and dry cough. Which of the following skin changes would the nurse also expect to see upon assessment of this patient? Answer: D.  Stiff, tight … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qod/">QOD 1: Breathing Difficulties in a Patient with Scleroderma (Integumentary/Basic Care and Comfort)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jan 11, 2016
Nifedipine (Procardia)
6:17
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Aug 11, 2015
Durable Power of Attorney | Question of the Day
3:52
<p>4. In the case of a patient becoming incompetent to make his own decisions, a durable power of attorney authorizes: a. another person to manage the patient’s financial matters. b. instructions for what medical treatment the patient wants. c. another … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qotd4/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qotd4/">Durable Power of Attorney | Question of the Day</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Dec 26, 2014
Living Will | Question of the Day
<p>3. A patient is admitted to the hospital for hip replacement surgery and the nurse notes in the documentation that the patient has a living will. In addition to placing a copy of the document on the patient’s chart, the … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/qotd3/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/qotd3/">Living Will | Question of the Day</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Dec 23, 2014