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New CPR, Does it affect also in NCLEX?

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With the release of new CPR guidelines, does it also apply to NCLEX also? Instead of ABC,its CAB now or are we gonna stick to the old school?I don't want to get confused coz I'm gonna take my exam this week.

Sarah010101

Specializes in Med-Surg.

I saw this on the news today.... they said that any technique is fine.. but that is a good question

I saw this on the news today.... they said that any technique is fine.. but that is a good question

I want to contact the BRN! LOL just to make sure.

realnursealso/LPN, LPN

Specializes in Peds Homecare. Has 34 years experience.

"Encourage Hands-Only (compression only) CPR for the untrained lay rescuer. Hands-Only CPR is easier to perform by those with no training and can be more readily guided by dispatchers over the telephone. "

As per this article in the Nursing News section of AllNurses:

2010 American Heart Associate Guidelines for ECC and CPR - Nursing for Nurses

This is what I was told when I renewed my CPR in June for work.

I believe those guidelines were issued for laypeople. You are a trained healthcare worker - there's a difference.

Doubt they will change the exam in the next few days, regardless.

Sarah010101

Specializes in Med-Surg.

You are a trained healthcare worker - there's a difference.

ahh yes, so we should still follow our ABC's then regardless. being a student I always wonder if i see a patient in cardiac arrest, I know i would push the code blue button... im not sure if i would start CPR ?... or at least i would hesistate to... (something I always think about)

agldragonRN

Specializes in Wound Care, LTC, Sub-Acute, Vents. Has 5 years experience.

don't worry about the nclex changes. i heard in my feuer review audio cds that nclex is a couple of years behind with the updates.

good luck with the exam by the way.

don't worry about the nclex changes. i heard in my feuer review audio cds that nclex is a couple of years behind with the updates.

good luck with the exam by the way.

thanks kababayan!

highlandlass1592, BSN, RN

Specializes in Critical Care. Has 13 years experience.

Actually, they are changing CPR for BLS as well. The issue of Circulation is out, the changes are listed. Basically, it's CAB for BLS as well...Compression, then Airway, then Breathing. I think it will streamline things a bit. BLS will also still be on the only component that shows BVM, etc.

I think the chances of you getting even one question about how to do CPR on the NCLEX are slim-to-none. You still need to know what to do, of course, but I wouldn't lose any sleep about this being on boards.

Good luck! :D

NCLEX will pull those questions from the database so you won't be asked about it.

Asystole RN, BSN, RN

Specializes in Vascular Access, Infusion Therapy.

NCLEX questions take YEARS of writing, testing, and final approval.

CCR is only for non healthcare worker rescue anyways...BTW its been around many years now, in AZ at least.

The newest NCLEX-RN went into effect April 2010. I am not sure if NCLEX-PN was also changed in 2010. As many other posters stated it takes several years to re-write the NCLEX. You will be ok in regards to CPR updates. For updated NCLEX faqs go the NCSBN site.

classicdame, MSN, EdD

Specializes in Hospital Education Coordinator.

the new AHA guidelines do not go into effect until next year. Use the 2005 guidelines till then

luvthegsp

Specializes in Cardiac.

the NCLEX will make a change next April/May timeframe...