Drawing blood may seem straightforward from the patient’s perspective, but there are actually many different ways a nurse can approach it. Here, an RN breaks down the various options
Cardiac nurses work with patients during some of their most difficult moments. They use their critical thinking abilities along with cardiac nursing skills to provide care for patients who are dealing with heart issues and ailments. If you’ve considered cardiac nursing, these are great resources to deepen your cardiac knowledge and clinical skills.
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Phlebotomy always presents challenges. Here, an RN gives you some important phlebotomy tips for nurses and practices to make it less nerve-racking.
Telemetry nursing is a very specific and advanced field of nursing. Learn all about telemetry, telemetry lead placement, and what telemetry nurses do.
Here are some pre- during- and post-cardiac nurse assessment tips from an RN to help you navigate full body assessments and improve your patient care process
This is everything you need to know when you are a new cardiac nurse. This cardiac nursing for beginners will answer all your questions.
Cardiac nurses use assessment skills as they work directly with patients. This is what you need to know when you assess a cardiac patient.
Get to know these valuable and helpful tips for the new cardiac nurse from an experienced nurse who’s been there.
Cardiac nursing is very rewarding. Just when you think you’ve got it figured out, you’ll find something new. Let’s look at a Cardiac Nurse typical day.
The Cardiac Nurse Certification is for nurses caring for critically ill adult cardiac surgery patients. Learn how to get your CSC with this guide.
Read all about the CMC certification process including the eligibility requirements and how to pass so you can become a certified cardiac nurse.
Atrial Fibrillation is scary, but it can be handled with control. These atrial fibrillation tips for nurses are exactly what you need to know, whether you are a new nurse or one with more experience. Disclaimer: This is informational only, always follow your hospital’s policies and procedures. For more information on disclaimers, click here. Atrial Fibrillation […]
Disclaimer – This is for informational purposes only. Always follow your hospital’s policies and procedures in these situations. Nursing management of atrial fibrillation is an important skill for bedside nursing to master when caring for hospitalized patients. Nursing management of atrial fibrillation Atrial fibrillation is something many acute care nurses will deal with, as […]
Let’s be honest. There aren’t a ton of CCRN prep courses or CCRN prep books out there. I’d like to save you the time and energy of multiple online searches for review courses or books. I’ve personally checked out all over these, taken a few, and talked to other certified nurses who have tried different […]
The Critical Care Nurse Certification, CCRN®, is a national certification a critical care nurse can obtain. Once you pass this test, you get to add CCRN® to your credentials! It’s a pretty awesome thing to have, and many health care organizations support nurses in getting this certification as well as look highly upon job applicants who have it as well. However, to get the certification you must pass the exam. So let’s chat about how to pass the CCRN®.
… this is tough, it takes some time to understand what you need to know for your specific role. Naturally, a cardiac acute care nurse will deal with this much more than someone who works inpatient rehab, orthopedics, or on another non-cardiac unit. But just becasue you don’t deal with 5-Lead ECG Interpretation on a daily basis, doesn’t mean it isn’t helpful knowledge.
In this episode, we interviewed Nurse Nacole about tips for cardiac nurses. Nacole is a certified critical care nurse who is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice.
Who You’ll Hear Kati Kleber, MSN RN CCRN-K – Nurse educator, former cardiac med-surg/stepdown and neurocritical care nurse, author, speaker Melissa Stafford, BSN RN CCRN SCRN – Highly experienced and currently practicing nationally certified neurocritical care nurse Elizabeth Mills, BSN RN CCRN – Highly experienced neurocritical care nurse, current Stroke Navigator for a Primary Stroke […]
I recently saw this video on YouTube and thought it was necessary to share. Nurslings, new grads, nurses new to telemetry.. check out this 1 minute video of a cardiac arrest: