Nursing Mnemonics Show by NRSNG (Memory Tricks for Nursing School)

By Kati Kleber RN CCRN (Critical Care Nurse, Nursing Student Mentor, NCLEX educator, and Nursing Podcast Host)

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Your ultimate guide to nursing mnemonics. Over 100 mnemonics for nurses explained for you by the lovely Kati Kleber RN CCRN

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
Ep86 Tracheal Esophageal Fistula (3 Cs)
1:47
<p>The 3 C’s   Choking Coughing Cyanosis  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep86-tracheal-esophageal-fistula/">Ep86 Tracheal Esophageal Fistula (3 Cs)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 16, 2016
Ep85 Hypoxia (FINES)
1:44
<p>FINES   Feeding difficulty Inspiratory Stridor Nares Flares Expiratory Grunting Sternal Retractions  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep85-hypoxia/">Ep85 Hypoxia (FINES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 14, 2016
Ep84 Cleft Lip Repair (CLEFT LIP)
2:57
<p>CLEFT LIP   Choking Lie on back Evaluate Airway Feed Slowly Teaching   Larger nipple opening Increased incidence in males Prevent crust formation and aspiration  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep84-cleft-lip-repair/">Ep84 Cleft Lip Repair (CLEFT LIP)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 12, 2016
Ep83 Child Abuse (CHILD ABUSE)
2:34
<p>CHILD ABUSE   Child’s excessive knowledge of sex and abusive words Hair growth in various lengths Inconsistent stories from the child and parent/s Low self-esteem Depression   Apathy, no emotion Bruised Unusual injuries Serious injuries Evidence of old injuries  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep83-child-abuse/">Ep83 Child Abuse (CHILD ABUSE)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 09, 2016
Ep82 Umbilical cord
1:23
<p>Two areolas One  vagina   Two umbilical arteries, one umbilical vein  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep82-umbilical-cord/">Ep82 Umbilical cord</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 07, 2016
Ep81 Oral Birth Control Pills (ACHES)
1:23
<p>ACHES   Abdominal Pain Chest Pain Headache Eye Problems Severe Leg Pain  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep81-oral-birth-control-pills/">Ep81 Oral Birth Control Pills (ACHES)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 05, 2016
Ep80 OB Non-Stress Test (NNN)
2:42
<p>NNN   Non-reactive Non- Stress test is Not good  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep80-ob-non-stress-test/">Ep80 OB Non-Stress Test (NNN)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Nov 02, 2016
Ep79 Intra Uterine Device (PAINS)
2:29
<p>PAINS Period (menstrual: late, spotting, bleeding) Abdominal pain, dyspareunia (painful intercourse) Infection (abnormal vaginal discharge) Not feeling well, fever or chills String missing  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep79-intra-uterine-device/">Ep79 Intra Uterine Device (PAINS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 31, 2016
Ep78 Pre-Eclampsia (HELLP)
2:45
<p>HELLP   Hemolysis Elevated Liver function tests Low Platelet count  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep78-pre-eclampsia/">Ep78 Pre-Eclampsia (HELLP)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 29, 2016
Ep77 Fetal Wellbeing (ALONE)
2:08
<p>ALONE   Amniocentesis L/S Ratio Oxytocin Test Non-Stress Test Estriol Level  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep77-fetal-wellbeing/">Ep77 Fetal Wellbeing (ALONE)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 26, 2016
Fetal Acceleration (VEAL CHOP) OB Nursing
2:19
<p>VEAL CHOP (OB Nursing Mnemonic)   Variable – Cord Compression Early – Head Compression Accelerations – Okay Late – Placental Insufficiency I have to be honest here . . . OB Nursing was NEVER an interest of mine even before … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep76-fetal-acceleration/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep76-fetal-acceleration/">Fetal Acceleration (VEAL CHOP) OB Nursing</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 24, 2016
Ep75 Episiotomy (REEDA)
1:38
<p>REEDA   Redness Edema Ecchymosis Discharge, Drainage Approximation  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep75-episiotomy/">Ep75 Episiotomy (REEDA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 22, 2016
Ep74 Cyanotic Defects (4 Ts)
2:36
<p>The 4 T’s   Tetralogy of Fallot Truncus Arteriosus Transposition of the Great Vessels Tricuspid Atresia  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep74-cyanotic-defects/">Ep74 Cyanotic Defects (4 Ts)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 19, 2016
Ep73 Manic Attack (DIG FAST)
4:07
<p>DIG FAST   Distractibility Indiscretion Grandiosity   Flight of Ideas Activity Increase Sleep Deficit Talkative  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep73-manic-attack/">Ep73 Manic Attack (DIG FAST)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 17, 2016
Ep72 Depression (SIG)
2:13
<p>SIG   Sleep Disturbances Interest Decreased Guilty Feelings  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep72-depression/">Ep72 Depression (SIG)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 15, 2016
Ep71 Dementia (DEMENTIA)
3:32
<p>DEMENTIA Make sure they don’t have problems with:   Drug and alcohol Eyes and ears Metabolic and endocrine disorders Emotional disorders Neurologic disorders Tumors and trauma Infection Arteriovascular disease  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep71-dementia/">Ep71 Dementia (DEMENTIA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 12, 2016
Ep70 Anorexia and Bulimia
5:32
<p>ANOREXIA   Amenorrhea No organic factors accounts for weight loss Obviously thin but feels FAT Refusal to maintain normal body weight Epigastric discomfort is common X-symptoms (peculiar symptoms) Intense fears of gaining weight Always thinking of food   BULIMIA   … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep70-anorexia-bulimia/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep70-anorexia-bulimia/">Ep70 Anorexia and Bulimia</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 10, 2016
Ep69 Alcoholism (5 Ds, BAD)
3:22
<p>The 5 D’s   Denial Dependency Demanding Destructive Domineering   BAD   Brain Damage Alcoholic Hallucinations Death      </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep69-alcoholism/">Ep69 Alcoholism (5 Ds, BAD)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 08, 2016
Ep68 Dialysis (AEIOU)
3:16
<p>Check the vowels: AEIOU   Acid-Base Problems Electrolyte Problems Intoxications Overload of fluids Uremic Symptoms  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep68-dialysis/">Ep68 Dialysis (AEIOU)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 05, 2016
Ep67 Trauma (TRAUMATIC)
3:59
<p>TRAUMATIC   Tissue Perfusion Problems Respiratory Problems Anxiety Unstable Clotting Factors Malnutrition Altered Body Image Thromboembolism- fat embolism Infection Coping Problems  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep67-trauma/">Ep67 Trauma (TRAUMATIC)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 03, 2016
Ep66 Truama (ABCDEFGHI)
7:51
<p>ABCDEFGHI   Airway Breathing Circulation Disability Examine Fahrenheit Get Vitals Head to Toe Assessment Intervention    </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep66-truama/">Ep66 Truama (ABCDEFGHI)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Oct 01, 2016
Ep65 Transient Incontinence (DIAPERS)
1:58
<p>DIAPPERS   Delirium Infection Atrophic Urethra- atrophy of the urethra Pharmaceuticals- blood pressure medication, antidepressants, diuretics, sleeping pills Psychologic Excess Urine Output Restricted Mobility Stool Impaction  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep65-transient-incontinence/">Ep65 Transient Incontinence (DIAPERS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 28, 2016
Ep64 Toxicity/Sepsis (6 Ts)
4:12
<p>The 6 T’s: Tachycardia Tachypnea Tremors Toxic look Tiredness Temperature (fever)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep64-toxicitysepsis/">Ep64 Toxicity/Sepsis (6 Ts)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 26, 2016
Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG)
2:34
<p>Morphine – causes vasodilation resulting in decreased BP Aminophylline – relaxes airways to make breathing easier Digitalis – improve heart function in pulmonary edema   Diuretics (Lasix) – pull excess fluid off Oxygen – improve oxygenation Gases (Blood Gases/ABGs) – … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep63-pulmonary-edema/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep63-pulmonary-edema/">Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 24, 2016
Ep62 Prostate (FUN)
1:44
<p>Prostate Problems are no… FUN   Frequency Urgency Nocturia  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep62-prostate/">Ep62 Prostate (FUN)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 21, 2016
Ep61 Elimination (POOPER SCOOP)
2:29
<p>POOPER  SCOOP   (Promotion) Position Output Offer Fluids Privacy Exercise Report Results   (Evaluation) Size (Amount) Consistency Occult Blood Odor Peristalsis  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep61-elimination/">Ep61 Elimination (POOPER SCOOP)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 19, 2016
Ep60 Pupillary reaction (PERRLA)
3:10
<p>PERRLA   Pupils Equally Round and Reactive to Light and Accommodate</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep60-pupillary-reaction/">Ep60 Pupillary reaction (PERRLA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 17, 2016
Ep59 Pain (OPQRST)
5:31
<p>OPQRST   Onset Provoke or palliative Quality or character Region or radiation Signs, severity, symptoms Time of onset, duration and intensity  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep59-pain/">Ep59 Pain (OPQRST)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 14, 2016
Ep58 Osteoporosis (ACCESS)
1:41
<p>ACCESS   Alcohol Use Corticosteroid Use Calcium low Estrogen low Smoking Sedentary lifestyle   ACCESS leads to OSTEOPOROSIS  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep58-osteoporosis/">Ep58 Osteoporosis (ACCESS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 12, 2016
Ep57 Moles (ABCDs)
2:09
<p>ABCD’s Asymmetry- is the mole irregular in shape? Border- is the border irregular, notched, or poorly defined? Color- does the color vary (for example, between shades of brown, red, white, blue, or black)? Diameter- is the diameter more than 6 … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep57-moles/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep57-moles/">Ep57 Moles (ABCDs)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 10, 2016
Ep56 Myocardial Infarction (MONATAS)
2:38
<p>MONATAS   Morphine Oxygen Nitrates (Nitroglycerin) Aspirin (ASA) Thrombolytics Anticoagulants Stool Softeners  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep56-myocardial-infarction/">Ep56 Myocardial Infarction (MONATAS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 07, 2016
Ep55 Myocardial Infarction (MONA)
2:11
<p>MONA   Morphine sulfate Oxygen Nitroglycerin ASA (aspirin)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep55-myocardial-infarction/">Ep55 Myocardial Infarction (MONA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 05, 2016
Ep54 Coronary Arteries (CAMP, AC)
2:11
<p>I have a RIGHT to CAMP if you LEFT off the AC Right Coronary Artery Marginal artery Posterior intraventricular artery   Left Anterior ventricular artery Circumflex artery      </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep54-coronary-arteries/">Ep54 Coronary Arteries (CAMP, AC)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Sep 03, 2016
Ep53 Leukemia (ANT)
1:59
<p>ANT   Anemia Neutropenia Thrombocytopenia  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep53-leukemia/">Ep53 Leukemia (ANT)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 31, 2016
Ep52 Heart Failure (HEAD, CHOP)
3:17
<p>Right sided: HEAD   Hepatomegaly Edema (Bipedal) Ascites Distended Neck Vein   Left Sided: CHOP   Cough Hemoptysis Orthopnea Pulmonary Congestion (crackles/rales)      </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep52-heart-failure/">Ep52 Heart Failure (HEAD, CHOP)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 29, 2016
Ep51 Inflammation (HIPER)
2:06
<p>HIPER   Heat Indurations (hardening) Pain Edema Redness  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep51-inflammation/">Ep51 Inflammation (HIPER)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 27, 2016
Ep50 Hypoxia (RAT BED)
2:21
<p>RAT BED Early Hypoxia: Restlessness Anxiety Tachycardia  / Tachypnea   Late Hypoxia: Bradycardia Extreme Restlessness Dyspnea  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep50-hypoxia/">Ep50 Hypoxia (RAT BED)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 24, 2016
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
Ep49 Hypoglycemia (TIRED)
1:15
<p>TIRED   Tachycardia Irritability Restless Excessive Hunger Diaphoresis / Depression  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep47-hyperglycemia-hypoglycemia/">Ep49 Hypoglycemia (TIRED)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 22, 2016
Ep48 Hypertension (4 Cs)
3:10
<p>The 4 C’s   Coronary Artery Disease Coronary Rheumatic Fever Congestive Heart Failure Cerebral Vascular Accident  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep48-hypertension/">Ep48 Hypertension (4 Cs)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 20, 2016
Ep47 Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
1:22
<p>Hyper – hot/dry = sugar high Hypo- cold/clammy = needs candy  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep47-hyperglycemia-hypoglycemia-2/">Ep47 Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 17, 2016
Ep46 Heart Sounds (APE To Man)
3:52
<p>APE To Man   Aortic Pulmonic Erbs points Tricuspid Mitral  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep46-heart-sounds/">Ep46 Heart Sounds (APE To Man)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 15, 2016
Ep45 Gluten (BROW)
2:00
<p>BROW   Barley Rye Oats Wheat  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep45-gluten/">Ep45 Gluten (BROW)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 13, 2016
Ep43 Epiglottitis (AIR RAID)
2:34
<p>AIR RAID   Airway Closed Increased Pulse Restlessness   Retractions- occur when the muscles between the ribs pull inward Anxiety Increased Inspiratory Stridor- high-pitched breath sound resulting from turbulent airflow in the larynx Drooling    </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep43-epiglottitis/">Ep43 Epiglottitis (AIR RAID)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 08, 2016
Ep42 Dyspnea (6 Ps)
2:01
<p>  The 6 P’s   Pulmonary Bronchial Constriction Possible Foreign Body Pulmonary Embolus (PE) Pneumothorax Pump Failure Pneumonia  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep42-dyspnea/">Ep42 Dyspnea (6 Ps)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 06, 2016
Ep41 Diarrhea (BRAT)
1:34
<p>  BRAT   Banana Rice Apple Toast  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep41-diarrhea/">Ep41 Diarrhea (BRAT)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 03, 2016
Ep40 Cranial Nerve Mnemonic
5:22
<p>Oh Oh Oh To Touch And Feel Very Good Velvet AH!   Olfactory Optic Oculomotor Trochlear Trigeminal Abducens Facial Vestibulocochlear Glossopharyngeal Vagus Accessory Hypoglossal  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep40-cranial-nerve-mnemonic/">Ep40 Cranial Nerve Mnemonic</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Aug 01, 2016
Ep39 Cor Pulmonale (PRHT)
1:50
<p>Please Read His Text   Peripheral edema Raised JVP Hepatomegaly Tricuspid incompetence  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep39-cor-pulmonale-prht/">Ep39 Cor Pulmonale (PRHT)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 30, 2016
Ep38 Circulatory Checks (5 Ps)
2:27
<p>The 5 P’s Pain Paresthesia Paralysis Pulse Pallor (Paleness)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep38-circulatory-checks-5-ps/">Ep38 Circulatory Checks (5 Ps)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 27, 2016
Ep37 Cholinergics Crisis (SLUD)
2:21
<p>SLUD   Salivation Lacrimation Urination Defecation  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep37-cholinergics-crisis-slud/">Ep37 Cholinergics Crisis (SLUD)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 25, 2016
Ep36 CHF (UNLOAD FAST)
1:55
<p>UNLOAD FAST   U sit Upright Nitro Lasix Oxygen Aminophylline Digoxin   Fluids – decrease Afterload – decrease Sodium – decrease Tests: dig level, ABG, K+  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep36-chf-unload-fast/">Ep36 CHF (UNLOAD FAST)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 23, 2016
Ep35 Cardiac Valves Blood Flow (Toilet Paper My A–)
1:19
<p>Toilet Paper My A**   Tricuspid Pulmonic Mitrial Aortic  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep35-cardiac-valves-blood-flow-toilet-paper/">Ep35 Cardiac Valves Blood Flow (Toilet Paper My A–)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 20, 2016
Ep34 Cancer (CAUTION UP, CANCER)
3:34
<p>CAUTION UP   Change in bowel or bladder A lesion that does not heal Unusual bleeding or discharge Thickening or lump in breast or elsewhere Indigestion or difficulty swallowing Obvious changes in wart or mole Nagging cough or persistent hoarseness … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep34-cancer-caution-cancer/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep34-cancer-caution-cancer/">Ep34 Cancer (CAUTION UP, CANCER)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 18, 2016
Ep33 Bleeding Precautions (RANDI)
3:33
<p>RANDI   Razor Electric/Blades Aspirin Needles- small gauge Decrease needle sticks Injury (Protect from)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep33-bleeding-precautions-randi/">Ep33 Bleeding Precautions (RANDI)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 16, 2016
Ep32 Asthma (ASTHMA)
2:42
<p>ASTHMA   Adrenergic (Albuterol) Steroids Theophylline Hydration (IV) Mask (Oxygen) Antibiotics  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep32-asthma-asthma/">Ep32 Asthma (ASTHMA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 13, 2016
Ep31 Appendicitis (PAINS)
2:58
<p>PAINS   Pain (RLQ) – pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen Anorexia – loss of appetite Increased temperature, WBC (15,000-20,000) Nausea Signs (McBurney’s, Psoas)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep31-appendicitis-pains/">Ep31 Appendicitis (PAINS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 11, 2016
Ep30 Arterial Blood Gases (Rome)
2:00
<p>ROME   Respiratory Opposite Metabolic Equal   pH pCO2 HCO3 Metabolic acidosis Low Normal Low Equal Metabolic alkalosis High Normal High Equal Respiratory acidosis Low High Normal Opposite Respiratory alkalosis High Low Normal Opposite    </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep30-arterial-blood-gases-rome/">Ep30 Arterial Blood Gases (Rome)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 09, 2016
Ep28 Alzheimer (5 As)
2:02
<p>The 5 A’s   Amnesia – loss of memories Anomia – unable to recall names of everyday objects Apraxia – unable to perform tasks of movement Agnosia – inability to process sensory information Aphasia – disruption with ability to communicate … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep28-alzheimer-5/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep28-alzheimer-5/">Ep28 Alzheimer (5 As)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 04, 2016
Ep27 Adrenal Gland Hormones (3 Ss)
1:15
<p>The 3 Ss   Sugar (Glucocorticoids) Salt (Mineralcorticoids) Sex (Androgens)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep27-adrenal-gland-hormones-3-ss/">Ep27 Adrenal Gland Hormones (3 Ss)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jul 02, 2016
Ep26 Vitamins (ADEK)
2:28
<p>Take your Birth Control with water.  Vitamins B and C are water soluble. The rest of the vitamins are fat soluble.   All dogs eat kibbles Vitamins A, D, E, K  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep26-vitamins-adek/">Ep26 Vitamins (ADEK)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 29, 2016
Ep25 Steroids (6 S’s)
3:07
<p>6 S’s   Sugar – hyperglycemia Soggy Bones – causes osteoporosis Sick – decreased immunity Sad – depression Salt – water and salt retention (hypertension) Sex – decreased libido  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep25-steroids-6-ss/">Ep25 Steroids (6 S’s)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 27, 2016
Ep24: Traction (TRACTION)
4:04
<p>TRACTION   Temperature (Extremity, Infection) Ropes hang freely Alignment Circulation Check (5 Ps) Type & Location of fracture Increase fluid intake Overhead trapeze No weights on bed or floor</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep24-traction-traction/">Ep24: Traction (TRACTION)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 22, 2016
Ep23: Sprains and Strains (RICE)
1:36
<p>RICE   Rest Ice Compression Elevation          </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep23-sprains-strains-rice/">Ep23: Sprains and Strains (RICE)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 20, 2016
Ep22 Steps in the Nursing Process (AAPIE)
1:30
<p>AAPIE (An Apple PIE)   Assessment Analysis Planning Implementation Evaluation  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep22-steps-nursing-process-aapie/">Ep22 Steps in the Nursing Process (AAPIE)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 15, 2016
Ep21: Steps in the Nursing Process (ADPIE)
1:22
<p>ADPIE (A Delicious PIE)   Assessment Diagnosis Planning Implementation Evaluation  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep21-steps-nursing-process-adpie/">Ep21: Steps in the Nursing Process (ADPIE)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 13, 2016
Ep20 IADLS (SCUM)
3:05
<p>SCUM   Shopping Cooking and Cleaning Using telephone or transportation Managing money and medications</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep20-iadls-scum/">Ep20 IADLS (SCUM)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 11, 2016
Ep19: ECG Lead Placement (BEEP)
2:40
<p>White – right Clouds over grass (white over green) Smoke over fire (black over red) Chocolate on the stomach (brown)     BEEP   Bleeding gums Epistaxis (nose bleeds) Ecchymosis (bruising) Petechiae  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep19-ecg-lead-placement-beep/">Ep19: ECG Lead Placement (BEEP)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 08, 2016
Ep18: Canes and Walkers (COAL, WWAL)
2:50
<p>COAL   Cane Opposite Affected Leg   Wandering Wilma Always Late   Walker With Affected Leg  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep18-canes-walkers-coal-wwal/">Ep18: Canes and Walkers (COAL, WWAL)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 06, 2016
Ep17: Body Systems (MR DICE RUNS)
1:40
<p>MR DICE RUNS   Muscular Respiratory   Digestive Integumentary Circulatory Endocrine   Reproductive Urinary Nervous Skeletal  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep17-body-systems-mr-dice-runs/">Ep17: Body Systems (MR DICE RUNS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 04, 2016
Ep16: ADLs (BATTED)
3:18
<p>  BATTED   Bathing Ambulation Toileting Transfers Eating Dressing      </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep16-adls-batted/">Ep16: ADLs (BATTED)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
Jun 01, 2016
Ep15: Lidocaine Toxicity (SAMS)
2:13
<p>SAMS   Slurred Speech Altered Central Nervous System Muscle Twitching Seizures  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/lidocaine-toxicity-sams/">Ep15: Lidocaine Toxicity (SAMS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 31, 2016
Ep14: Emergency drugs (LEAN)
2:18
<p>Drugs to LEAN on   Lidocaine Epinephrine Atropine Sulfate Narcan  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/emergency-drugs-lean/">Ep14: Emergency drugs (LEAN)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 29, 2016
Ep13 Drug Interactions (TDCI)
2:18
<p>TDCI (These Drugs Can Interact)   Theophylline Dilantin Coumadin Ilosone (Erythromycin)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/drug-interactions-tdci/">Ep13 Drug Interactions (TDCI)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 26, 2016
Ep12 Cholinergic, Anticholinergic (SLUDGE)
4:38
<p>  Anticholinergics- side effects Can’t see – burred vision Can’t pee – urinary retention Can’t spit – dry mouth Can’t s*** – constipation     Cholinergic Crisis – Signs and symptoms   SLUDGE Salivation Lacrimation Urination Defecation Gastric upset Emesis … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/cholinergic-anticholinergic-sludge/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/cholinergic-anticholinergic-sludge/">Ep12 Cholinergic, Anticholinergic (SLUDGE)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 24, 2016
Ep11: Bradycardia (IDEA)
2:33
<p>IDEA   Isoproterenol Dopamine Epinephrine Atropine Sulfate  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/bradycardia-idea/">Ep11: Bradycardia (IDEA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 22, 2016
Ep10: Beta blockers (1 heart, 2 lungs)
2:13
<p>Beta 1: heart Beta 2: lungs You have one heart and two lungs  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep10-beta-blockers-1-heart-2-lungs/">Ep10: Beta blockers (1 heart, 2 lungs)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 19, 2016
Ep9: Acidosis Alkalosis and pH
1:35
<p>Alkalosis has a K, therefore it is Kicking the pH UP! Acidosis has a D, therefore it is dropping the pH DOWN!</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/acidosis-alkalosis-ph/">Ep9: Acidosis Alkalosis and pH</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 17, 2016
Ep8: Electrolyte Location (PISO)
1:45
<p>PISO   Potassium Inside the cell Sodium Outside the cell  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/electrolyte-location-piso/">Ep8: Electrolyte Location (PISO)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 15, 2016
Ep7: Hyponatremia (SALT LOSS)
3:07
<p>SALT LOSS   Stupor/coma Anorexia, N&V Lethargy Tendon Reflexes decreased   Limp muscles (weakness) Orthostatic hypotension Seizures/headache Stomach cramping  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep7-hyponatremia-salt-loss/">Ep7: Hyponatremia (SALT LOSS)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 13, 2016
Ep5: Hypercalcemia/Hypocalcemia (CATS, Groans/Moans/Bones/Stones/Overtones)
3:11
<p>CATS of hypocalcemia Convulsions Arrhythmias Tetany Spasms and stridor   Groans, Moans, Bones, Stones, Overtones Groans – constipation Moans – joint pain Bones – loss of calcium from bones Stones – kidney stones Overtones – psychiatric overtones (confusion, depression)</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/hypercalcemiahypocalcemia-cats-groansmoansbonesstonesovertones/">Ep5: Hypercalcemia/Hypocalcemia (CATS, Groans/Moans/Bones/Stones/Overtones)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 12, 2016
Ep4: Hypernatremia (FRIED, SWINE, SALT, MODEL)
3:32
<p>Hypernatremia Nursing Mnemonic   You are FRIED from learning about sodium   Flushed skin Restlessness:  irritability Increased fluid retention and increased BP Edema:  peripheral and pitting Decreased urinary output, dry mouth   SWINE   (bacon has high amounts of sodium) … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/hypernatremia-fried-swine-salt-model/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/hypernatremia-fried-swine-salt-model/">Ep4: Hypernatremia (FRIED, SWINE, SALT, MODEL)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 11, 2016
Ep3: Hyperkalemia (MACHINE, MURDER, AIRED)
6:06
<p>Hyperkalemia Nursing Mnemonics   The hyperkalemia MACHINE    Medications – ACE Inhibitors, NSAIDS, potassium-sparing diuretics Acidosis – Metabolic and respiratory Cellular destruction – burns, traumatic injury, hemolysis Hypoaldosteronism – Addison’s Intake- excessive Nephrons- renal failure Excretion – Impaired   MURDER … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/hyperkalemia-machine-murder-aired/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/hyperkalemia-machine-murder-aired/">Ep3: Hyperkalemia (MACHINE, MURDER, AIRED)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 10, 2016
Ep6: Hypokalemia (6 L’s)
1:31
<p>6 L’s Lethargy Leg cramps Limp muscles Low, shallow respirations Lethal cardiac dysrythmias Lots of urine (polyuria)  </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/hypokalemia-6-ls/">Ep6: Hypokalemia (6 L’s)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 10, 2016
Ep2: Blood Types (Labs Nursing Mnemonics)
2:03
<p>Picture type O as a huge circle, like the universe, because they are the universal donor.  They can give to everyone.  However, also think of them as the “odd man out” because they can only receive type O as well.  … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/blood-types-labs-nursing-mnemonics/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/blood-types-labs-nursing-mnemonics/">Ep2: Blood Types (Labs Nursing Mnemonics)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 09, 2016
Ep1: Welcome to the Nursing Mnemonics Podcast
2:13
<p>Welcome, welcome, welcome . . . what is up guys? We are at it again, dropping another valuable podcast for you to enjoy. This will be the home of the nursing mnemonics podcast with your host Kati Kleber RN CCRN. … <a href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep01-welcome-nursing-mnemonics-podcast/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com/ep01-welcome-nursing-mnemonics-podcast/">Ep1: Welcome to the Nursing Mnemonics Podcast</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.nrsng.com">NRSNG</a>.</p>
May 08, 2016