Advice for a new Telemetry-neuro RN, please??

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    Hi! I will be starting my training (new grad) for telemetry-neuro in the next couple of weeks. I would like to study ahead of time to better prepare for the training. What areas/topic would you recommend that I read and get familiar with? Any advice you can give is greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.
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    Hey there,

    Congrats on the new job! I used to work on a very similar floor and LOVED it! I am excited for you. If you are looking to study prior to your start date I would suggest reviewing your cardiac rhythms and interventions for arrhythmias, NIH stroke scale, seizure precautions and drugs, CHF, Angina VS MI, cardiac drugs (beta blockers, ace-inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, anti-arrhythmic), electrolyte imbalances that may induce neurologic and cardiac issues and general cardiac and neuro assessment skills. Good luck and hope this helps!
    Janielange1 and Niki_RN like this.
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    What you need is good brain sheet to help you get are a few.

    1 patient float.doc‎
    5 pt. shift.doc‎
    report sheet.doc‎
    day sheet 2 doc.doc

    critical thinking flow sheet for nursing students
    student clinical report sheet for one patient

    I made some for nursing students and some other an members have made these for others (Daytonite).....adapt them way you want. I hope they help
    Wise Woman RN and Niki_RN like this.
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    Thank you very much for your suggestions. They are very helpful. I do appreciate them.

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