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  1. TonyPharmD

    Drawing Pharmacology Video 2 of 7

    While memorizing gets a bad name in education now, there are a number of reasons it's useful, the most important of which is chunking. At some point we know our credit card number by heart, in four blocks of four numbers. So instead of that taking up...
  2. Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN

    Mnemonic for Assessing DEMENTIA

    When I am assessing a patient and dementia is suspected, there are two key concepts I like to keep in mind: There is a difference between dementia and delirium, and dementia has both irreversible and reversible causes. First, dementia is not the same...
  3. In Part 1 of this article, we covered the bascis of the memory formation process and how picture mnemonics will help strengthen new memories. Now in Part 2, I am going to let you in on the three evidence-based techniques that you can use to help you ...
  4. You need the best learning resources to suit your needs. You may be overwhelmed with the different options out there, especially when it comes to visual learning platforms. In this two-part article, we’re here to break it down for you and explain wha...
  5. Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN

    Mnemonic for Care of Eating Disorders: WHATS UP DOC

    When providing quality care for patients with eating disorders, the mnemonic WHATS UP DOC can help nurses at all levels of proficiency remember that there are multiple psychosocial factors and emotional subtleties involved. Whether your patient is su...
  6. Well, you might also be low-key stressing about how to make all this information stick in your memory for the long-term. Don’t worry, this is a natural fear that many nursing students encounter. Well, what if I told you that the solution is actually ...
  7. Need Help Memorizing Pressors?

    I will share some memory tricks and mnemonics to help you understand which alpha drugs do what and how to remember them! As an ICU nurse preceptor, I often have new nurses ask me how I remember all of the drugs we use. Knowing the drugs you are givin...
  8. My sim lab mnemonics (CPNE)

    These are my mnemonics for the sim labs for the CPNE. they are longer than most as I wanted more steps included than I generally found in other mnemonics around. hope they help someone. MY CPNE mnemonics.doc
  9. Pharmacology is one of the most memory-crunching and challenging courses for nurses. Although students should focus on understanding the cause-effect relationships in pharmacology, most of the time they cannot avoid memorization. Over my years o...
  10. Cranial Nerves Tips & Tricks"A trap door is not going to open up and swallow you if you fail this test, Caroline!" That was what I told myself when I finally sat down and pressed start for the NCLEX. I have never been the best test taker and my a...
  11. As you head towards the finish line, you want to speed up your study, but with pharmacology, it often feels like you are getting nowhere. I always felt that at the end of the pharmacology semester, I had done a good job helping students understand ph...
  12. VickyRN

    Mnemonics and Memory Aids

    The HYPERKALEMIA "Machine" - Causes of Increased Serum K+ M Medications - ACE inhibitors, NSAIDS A Acidosis - Metabolic and respiratory C Cellular destruction - Burns, traumatic injury H Hypoaldosteronism, hemolysis I Intak...
  13. NeoNatMom

    My Unique Pharm Study Method

    This was initially written to someone who reached out to me via PM on how to develop an effective way to learn pharmacology. I have a study technique that helped me a lot! Disclosure.....Always utilize mnemonics. Make up your own and finds ways to ma...
  14. I'm having a hard time remembering the cranial nerves. Does anyone have a trick to remember the cranial nerves?
  15. Need Help Memorizing Heart Sounds?

    When I was in nursing school, I found that the best way to memorize the vast amount of information I was expected to know was through memory tricks, mnemonics, and a good understanding of physiology. As I studied for various nursing school exams, I c...
  16. Corticosteroids can be used for a plethora of conditions including autoimmune disease asthma, allergic reactions, and even assist in preventing organ transplant rejection. The list goes on and on. These types of drugs can come in many preparations in...
  17. I am a freshman nursing student and in my A and P class we have to learn the 12 cranial nerves. I know that there are a couple little sayings out there to help remember them but I do not remember all of the one I heard before. I know the one was a li...