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NCLEX-RN® Test Plan: Client Needs
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Therapeutic Procedures

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NCLEX-RN® Test Plan: Client Needs | Registered Nurse (RN) School Study Aid

Therapeutic Procedures
11 Picmonics to Learn | 31 mins
Preoperative Care
Preop Education
Surgical Procedure
NPO
Turn, Cough, Deep Breathe, Incentive Spirometer
Lower Extremity Exercises
Compression Stockings or SCD's
Pain Management
Safety
Informed Consent
Physical Preparation
Preop Checklist
Handoff to Surgery
Universal Precautions
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2 mins
Postoperative Care
Head to Toe Assessment
Complications
Hemorrhage
Clotting
Pain
Dehiscence or Evisceration
Respiratory Complications
Paralytic Ileus
Infection
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2 mins
IV Anesthetics
Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines
Respiratory Depression
Hypotension
Ketamine
NMDA Receptor Antagonist
Hallucinations
Opioids
Propofol
Potentiates GABA-A
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2 mins
Local Anesthetic Overview
Indications
Minor Procedures
Epidurals
Mechanism of Action
Blocks Na+ Channels
State Dependent
Combined with Vasoconstrictors
Infected Tissue Requires Higher Dose
Drugs
Esters
Amides
Side Effects
Arrhythmias
Cardiotoxicity
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1 min
Informed Consent
Key Elements
Names and Qualifications of People Involved
Explanation of the Procedure
Information on Harm that Can Result
Alternative Therapies
Right to Refuse
Nurses and Consent
Nurses May Witness Consent
Student Nurses Do Not Witness Consent
Emergency
Consent from Legally Authorized Person
Life Saving Procedure Without Consent
Special Considerations
Deaf, Illiterate, Speaks a Foreign Language
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4 mins
Anterior Lateral Hip Precautions
Definitions
Hip Arthroplasty
Hip Precautions
Precautions
Extension and External Rotation
Weight-Bearing Restrictions
Other Precautions
General Precautions
Therapy
Education
Physical Therapy Gait Training
Occupational Therapy Home Exercise Program
Durable Medical Equipment
Durable Medical Equipment
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3 mins
Posterior Lateral Hip Precautions
Definitions
Hip Arthroplasty
Hip Precautions
Precautions
Avoid Crossing Legs
No Twisting
Avoid Hip Flexion (>90 Degrees)
Avoid Internal Foot Rotation
Weight-Bearing Restrictions
Other Precautions
General Precautions
Therapy
Education
Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Exercises
Occupational Therapy Functional Mobility Training
Durable Medical Equipment
Durable Medical Equipment
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5 mins
Bleeding Precautions
Things to Avoid
Hard Foods
Aspirin Products
Blowing Nose Forcefully
Straining During BMs
Enemas or Rectal Suppositories
Pads and Monitor Menstruation
Guidelines to Follow
Soft-bristled Toothbrush
Electric Razor
Limit Needle Sticks
Smaller Needle Size
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3 mins
Immobility
Assessment
Mobility Continuum
Complications
Cardiovascular
Respiratory
Musculoskeletal
Integumentary
Gastrointestinal
Urinary
Considerations
Turn, Cough, Deep Breathe (TCDB)
Range of Motion (ROM)
Skin Care
Fluids
Balanced Diet
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2 mins
Phases of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Scores
MET Levels
Phase 1
Acute Phase
Assessment
Education
Discharge
Goals
Phase 2
Outpatient Phase
Reinforcing Phase 1
Ergonomic Approach
Phase 3
Community Based
Therapy Settings and Cardiac Rehab
Acute Care
Long-Term Acute Care
Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)
Independent Living
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5 mins
Weight-Bearing Restrictions
Population
Orthopedic
Usage
Help Limb or Joint Surgeries Heal Properly
Weight Bearing Status
Non-Weight Bearing (NWB)
Toe-Touch Weight Bearing (TTWB)
Partial Weight Bearing (PWB)
Weight Bearing as Tolerated (WBAT)
Full Weight Bearing (FWB)
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2 mins

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