Posts Tagged ‘Nurse’

Diabetes Certified Nurse Specialist Review

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Diabetes Certified Nurse Specialist Certification Review, 1200 MCQs.

Provides key information you need to know to pass the board and certification exam.

All questions have explanations with keywords linked to additional online references.

Correct answer is on the next page after the question with explanations and links to further research the key point(s) covered in each question.

 

Diabetics are Sweet Blue T-Shirt Nurse Dark T-Shirt by CafePress – L Black

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Diabetics are Sweet Blue T-Shirt

 

Diabetes Ready Reference for Nurse Practitioners: Clear, Concise Guidelines for Effective Patient Care

Monday, April 15th, 2013

The Diabetes Ready Reference for Nurse Practitioners is a handy reference for nurse practitioners and all health care professionals who are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, and general care of patients with diabetes and the numerous chronic conditions associated with the disease. Based on the popular American Diabetes Association (ADA) reference book, The Diabetes Ready Reference for Health Professionals, ADA worked in partnership with the American Academy of Nurse Pratictioners to create a powerful and easy-to-use reference that provides on-the-spot answers and information for health care professionals who have many patients with diabetes and prediabetes and less time to devote to them.

In an easy-to-use bullet list format the guidebook covers:
Pathophysiology
Diagnosis
Admission Guidelines
Monitoring
Oral Medications
Insulin
Medication Effects
Hypo-/Hyperglycemia
Chronic Complications
Illness
Hospitalization and Surgery
Self-Mangement Education
Medical Nutriton Therapy
Physical Activity
Foot Care

In addition, the guidebook has a glossary of important terms, and a bibliography.

This critical, pertinent information&mdashcompiled by hospital-based diabetes care experts&mdashis essential for physicians, nurses, or other health professionals who care for patients with diabetes.

All proceeds are used to further the American Diabetes Association’s mission to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

 

Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide: Med-Surg Test Review for the Medical-Surgical Nurse

Saturday, April 13th, 2013


***Includes Practice Test Questions***

Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Medical-Surgical Nurse Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you’ve ever imagined. Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Medical Surgical Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don’t Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don’t Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive content review including: Metabolic Alkalosis, Pulmonary edema, Myocarditis, Wound Healing, Rule of Nines, Portal Hypertension, Pancreatitis, Gastro-esophageal Reflux, Pneumothorax, Diabetes Insipidus, Burn Injury, Inhalation Injury, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Fat Embolus, Endocarditis, Status Asthmaticus, Cardiomyopathies, Sickle Cell Crisis, Theories/Phases of Grief, Post-op Atelectasis, Hormones, Pulmonary Pharmacology, Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, CABG, Acute Renal Failure, Hypovolemic Shock, ABG Interpretation, Cardiac Tamponade, Fluid Balance, COPD, Valve Replacement, Aortic Stenosis, Hypoglycemia, Seizure Disorders, MODS, Arterial Occlusion, Emphysema, Bronchitis, and much more…

 

Diabetics are Sweet Blue T-Shirt Nurse Dark T-Shirt by CafePress

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Insulin may be overrated when it comes to the sweetness department…

 

Diabetes Sapphire Collection – For Medical Students, Residents, Nurses, NPs, Nurse Students, PAs, PA Students and Physicians. With one year internet access to our blog

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

DIABETES SAPPHIRE COLLECTION 8 DVD SET Language – English DVD 1. ESSENTIALS OF DIABETES What is diabetes? Why diabetes occurs? Who gets it? How insulin, cell and glucose control blood glucose (sugar) levels? Types of diabetes. Symptoms of diabetes due to high blood glucose levels and low cell glucose. DVD 2. BLOOD GLUCOSE (SUGAR) What is blood glucose? Blood glucose or blood sugar – Which is the right term? Where does glucose come from in body? How are normal blood glucose levels maintained in a non-diabetic person? What happens in diabetes? Symptoms of high blood glucose. How common treatments for diabetes work? DVD 3. A1C and DIABETIC CONTROL – What is A1C? Where does A1C in our body come from? What is normal A1C level? What complications can occur in a diabetic if A1C levels are high? A1C and blood glucose. How are they related? How to bring high A1C levels back to normal? What can be associated dangers when lowering the levels? DVD 4. LOW BLOOD SUGAR (Glucose) Causes, dangers and symptoms of low blood glucose levels. Why can low blood glucose level be a threat to a diabetic s life? How to correct the low blood glucose in the right ways. Important points to consider to prevent serious permanent damage to body due to low blood glucose (sugar). DVD 5. FOOT CARE IN DIABETES How to prevent foot loss in diabetes. Normal foot care in diabetes. Warning signs of impending foot damage. What to do to save foot if one of these warning signs appears in toes, foot or leg? DVD 6. IMPOTENCE – Impotence is extremely common in diabetes. Impotence can be a Canary in the coal mine , indicating more seroius problems with the cirulation. Causes and treatments for impotence are discussed. DVD 7 PREDIABETES – Is prediabetes a curse or an opportunity is up for debate. As a prediabetic the risk for complications of diabetes is not significantly increased but there is an opportunity to change the life style and avoid so many other conditions including diabetes. DVD 8 – 25 MYTHS ABOUT DIABETES – 90 minute DVD clarifying 25 myths about diabetes that the patients have and as their doctor you can hep them get rid of those myths and improve their diabetic control. ALSO one year internet access to our blog where there are updates and more educational material.