INFECTION CONTROL on NCLEX
I am taking NCLEX again on monday. (2nd time).
I am feeling much more well prepared this time, but just wondering if anyone who has already taken NCLEX can recommend anything on INFECTION CONTROL. I had so many of these questions last time, and what I thought I knew, either I didn't or I had a hard time applying.
Any last minute resources or words to the wise??
- 1Mar 15 by GrnTea, BSN, MSN, RNPneumonics?
[noo-mon-ik, nyoo-] Show IPA
adjective1.of, pertaining to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary.
2.pertaining to or affected with pneumonia.
Well, pneumonia can be an infectious process.
If you mean, "Catchy phrases or abbreviations to help you remember things," you mean mnemonics (that is not a typo)*, from the Greek for "memory."
As to infection control for NCLEX (and work), the CDC is definitely your friend. Look at the info on precautions, and visualize what they mean and when they are applied. There will be questions on that.
CDC - 2007 Isolation Precautions - HICPAC
[ni-mon-ik] Show IPAadjective1.assisting or intended to assist the memory.
2.pertaining to mnemonics or to memory.
noun3.something intended to assist the memory, as a verse orformula.
4.Computers. a programming code that is easy to remember, asSTO for “store.”
1745–55; < Greek mnēmonikůs of, relating to memory, equivalentto mnēmon- (stem of mnḗmōn ) mindful + -ikos -ic
Related formsmne∑mon∑i∑cal∑ly, adverb
Can be confused: mnemonic, pneumonic.
- 0Quote from Hadassah16Ahhh, thank you!! Good luck to you, too!! I will pray for you:-) Thanks for doing the same:-) Keep me posted on how it goes!! All the best.Caring4you.net listen to the 8 concept of the NCLEX. She breaks it down well. All the best to you. You will be in my prayers. I am also doing the exam on Monday. We will pass.