Medical-Surgical Nursing

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 11: SJS and TEN - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 11: SJS and TEN

Cathy Parkes

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN), including pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for these life-threatening skin reactions.

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Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 11: SJS and TEN

Cathy Parkes

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN), including pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for these life-threatening skin reactions.

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Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 10: Lice & Scabies - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 10: Lice & Scabies

Cathy Parkes

Parasitic infestations, including pediculosis (i.e., lice) and scabies. Risk factors, signs/symptoms, treatment and patient teaching for lice and scabies.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 10: Lice & Scabies

Cathy Parkes

Parasitic infestations, including pediculosis (i.e., lice) and scabies. Risk factors, signs/symptoms, treatment and patient teaching for lice and scabies.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 9: Lyme Disease - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 9: Lyme Disease

Cathy Parkes

Lyme disease—the prevention, stages of lyme disease, symptoms of lyme disease, diagnosis and treatment.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 9: Lyme Disease

Cathy Parkes

Lyme disease—the prevention, stages of lyme disease, symptoms of lyme disease, diagnosis and treatment.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 8: Nursing Care of Burns - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 8: Nursing Care of Burns

Cathy Parkes

Nursing care of patients with burns, including the phases of burn care and priorities during each phase, calculating the percentage of the patient's body affect by a burn using the...

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Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 8: Nursing Care of Burns

Cathy Parkes

Nursing care of patients with burns, including the phases of burn care and priorities during each phase, calculating the percentage of the patient's body affect by a burn using the...

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Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 7: Psoriasis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 7: Psoriasis

Cathy Parkes

The pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis

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Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 7: Psoriasis

Cathy Parkes

The pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis

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Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 6: Dermatitis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 6: Dermatitis

Cathy Parkes

The symptoms and treatment of common forms of dermatitis, including: contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis (i.e., eczema), and seborrheic dermatitis.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 6: Dermatitis

Cathy Parkes

The symptoms and treatment of common forms of dermatitis, including: contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis (i.e., eczema), and seborrheic dermatitis.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 5: Herpes Simplex Virus and Herpes Zoster - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 5: Herpes Simplex Virus and Herpes Zoster

Cathy Parkes

Viral skin infections, including herpes simplex virus (HSV) and herpes zoster (shingles). The pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, patient teaching, annd prevention associated with HSV and herpes zoster.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 5: Herpes Simplex Virus and Herpes Zoster

Cathy Parkes

Viral skin infections, including herpes simplex virus (HSV) and herpes zoster (shingles). The pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, patient teaching, annd prevention associated with HSV and herpes zoster.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 4: Bacterial & Fungal Skin Infections - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 4: Bacterial & Fungal Skin Infections

Cathy Parkes

Bacterial skin infections, including: folliculitis, furuncles, and cellulitis. Fungal skin infections, including tinea infections (i.e., dermatophytosis) and candidiasis. The signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with these integumentary disorders.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 4: Bacterial & Fungal Skin Infections

Cathy Parkes

Bacterial skin infections, including: folliculitis, furuncles, and cellulitis. Fungal skin infections, including tinea infections (i.e., dermatophytosis) and candidiasis. The signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with these integumentary disorders.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 3: Diagnostic Tests - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 3: Diagnostic Tests

Cathy Parkes

Diagnostic tests for the integumentary system, including a culture and sensitivity, tzanck smear, and potassium hydroxide (KOH) test.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 3: Diagnostic Tests

Cathy Parkes

Diagnostic tests for the integumentary system, including a culture and sensitivity, tzanck smear, and potassium hydroxide (KOH) test.

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 2: Pressure Injuries - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 2: Pressure Injuries

Cathy Parkes

The pathophysiology of pressure injuries, risk factors that make a patient at higher risk for pressure injuries, and assessment of a patient's risk for skin breakdown. Pressure injury staging, explaining...

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 2: Pressure Injuries

Cathy Parkes

The pathophysiology of pressure injuries, risk factors that make a patient at higher risk for pressure injuries, and assessment of a patient's risk for skin breakdown. Pressure injury staging, explaining...

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 1: Anatomy & Physiology Review - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 1: Anatomy & Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

A review of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system. The key components and functions of the integumentary system. Wound healing by primary intention, secondary intention, and tertiary intention....

Med-Surg - Integumentary System, part 1: Anatomy & Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

A review of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system. The key components and functions of the integumentary system. Wound healing by primary intention, secondary intention, and tertiary intention....

Med-Surg - Cardiovascular System, part 4: IV Catheters & IV Complications - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Cardiovascular System, part 4: IV Catheters & IV Complications

Cathy Parkes

The difference between peripheral venous catheters and central venous catheters. IV complications, including: phlebitis, infiltration, extravasation, catheter embolus, air embolus, thrombosis, and fluid overload.

Med-Surg - Cardiovascular System, part 4: IV Catheters & IV Complications

Cathy Parkes

The difference between peripheral venous catheters and central venous catheters. IV complications, including: phlebitis, infiltration, extravasation, catheter embolus, air embolus, thrombosis, and fluid overload.

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 6: Sexually Transmitted Infections - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 6: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Cathy Parkes

A number of sexually transmitted infections, including: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and human papillomavirus (HPV). The signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with these infections. Coverage of pelvic...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 6: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Cathy Parkes

A number of sexually transmitted infections, including: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and human papillomavirus (HPV). The signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with these infections. Coverage of pelvic...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 5: Male Reproductive Disorders - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 5: Male Reproductive Disorders

Cathy Parkes

A number of male reproductive disorders, including disorders of the penis and testes. Erectile dysfunction, including causes and treatment of erectile dysfunction. Priapism, hydrocele, spermatocele, varicocele, and testicular torsion.

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 5: Male Reproductive Disorders

Cathy Parkes

A number of male reproductive disorders, including disorders of the penis and testes. Erectile dysfunction, including causes and treatment of erectile dysfunction. Priapism, hydrocele, spermatocele, varicocele, and testicular torsion.

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 4: BPH & TURP - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 4: BPH & TURP

Cathy Parkes

The pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. An overview of TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) surgery. Nursing care of continuous bladder irrigation (CBI), medications provided to...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 4: BPH & TURP

Cathy Parkes

The pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. An overview of TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) surgery. Nursing care of continuous bladder irrigation (CBI), medications provided to...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 3: Female Reproductive Disorders - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 3: Female Reproductive Disorders

Cathy Parkes

A number of female reproductive system disorders, including: polycystic breast condition, menorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopause, and pelvic organ prolapse (cystocele, uterine prolapse, rectocele).

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 3: Female Reproductive Disorders

Cathy Parkes

A number of female reproductive system disorders, including: polycystic breast condition, menorrhagia, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, endometriosis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopause, and pelvic organ prolapse (cystocele, uterine prolapse, rectocele).

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 2: Screening & Diagnostic Tests - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 2: Screening & Diagnostic Tests

Cathy Parkes

Key female and male reproductive screening and diagnostic tests. Female tests covered include a pap test, mammogram, and breast self examination (BSE). Male tests covered include a prostate specific antigen...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 2: Screening & Diagnostic Tests

Cathy Parkes

Key female and male reproductive screening and diagnostic tests. Female tests covered include a pap test, mammogram, and breast self examination (BSE). Male tests covered include a prostate specific antigen...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 1: Anatomy & Physiology Review - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 1: Anatomy & Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

Brief anatomy and physiology review of the female and male reproductive systems. Key organs of the female and male reproductive systems, plus reviews of the menstrual cycle and the sperm...

Med-Surg - Reproductive System, part 1: Anatomy & Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

Brief anatomy and physiology review of the female and male reproductive systems. Key organs of the female and male reproductive systems, plus reviews of the menstrual cycle and the sperm...

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 8: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Kidney Transplant - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 8: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Kidney Transplant

Cathy Parkes

Hemodialysis, including nursing care before, during, and after the procedure. Peritoneal dialysis, including nursing associated with the procedure. Key complications of hemodialysis, including disequilibrium syndrome and hypotension. Peritonitis, which is...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 8: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Kidney Transplant

Cathy Parkes

Hemodialysis, including nursing care before, during, and after the procedure. Peritoneal dialysis, including nursing associated with the procedure. Key complications of hemodialysis, including disequilibrium syndrome and hypotension. Peritonitis, which is...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 7: Chronic Kidney Disease - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 7: Chronic Kidney Disease

Cathy Parkes

The risk factors, signs/symptoms, abnormal labs, CKD stages, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching for CKD.

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 7: Chronic Kidney Disease

Cathy Parkes

The risk factors, signs/symptoms, abnormal labs, CKD stages, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching for CKD.

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 6: Acute Kidney Injury - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 6: Acute Kidney Injury

Cathy Parkes

Underlying causes of AKI, including: prerenal AKI, intrarenal AKI, and postrenal AKI. The 4 phases of Acute Kidney Injury and the signs/symptoms associated with this disorder. The abnormal lab values...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 6: Acute Kidney Injury

Cathy Parkes

Underlying causes of AKI, including: prerenal AKI, intrarenal AKI, and postrenal AKI. The 4 phases of Acute Kidney Injury and the signs/symptoms associated with this disorder. The abnormal lab values...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 5: Nephrotic Syndrome, Urolithiasis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 5: Nephrotic Syndrome, Urolithiasis

Cathy Parkes

Nephrotic syndrome, including the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for patients with nephrotic syndrome. Urolithiasis, including types of calculi, risk factors, signs/symptoms, treatment, nursing care, and patient...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 5: Nephrotic Syndrome, Urolithiasis

Cathy Parkes

Nephrotic syndrome, including the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for patients with nephrotic syndrome. Urolithiasis, including types of calculi, risk factors, signs/symptoms, treatment, nursing care, and patient...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 4: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 4: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis

Cathy Parkes

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), including the pathophysiology associated with this disorder, signs/symptoms, and treatment of PKD. Glomerulonephritis and explains the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for patients...

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 4: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis

Cathy Parkes

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), including the pathophysiology associated with this disorder, signs/symptoms, and treatment of PKD. Glomerulonephritis and explains the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing care for patients...

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 3: Incontinence, Urinary Tract Infection, Pyelonephritis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 3: Incontinence, Urinary Tract Infection, Pyelonephritis

Cathy Parkes

Stress and urge incontinence, risk factors and treatment for both. Urinary tract infections (UTIs): Pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, abnormal labs, treatment and prevention. Pyelonephritis, including pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, abnormal labs, and...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 3: Incontinence, Urinary Tract Infection, Pyelonephritis

Cathy Parkes

Stress and urge incontinence, risk factors and treatment for both. Urinary tract infections (UTIs): Pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, abnormal labs, treatment and prevention. Pyelonephritis, including pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, abnormal labs, and...

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Med-Surg - Renal System, part 2: RAAS, ADH, ANP/BNP, Labs - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 2: RAAS, ADH, ANP/BNP, Labs

Cathy Parkes

Key regulatory systems and hormones that impact the kidneys. The steps in the Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS). Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and natriuretic hormones (ANP, BNP). She then talks about...

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 2: RAAS, ADH, ANP/BNP, Labs

Cathy Parkes

Key regulatory systems and hormones that impact the kidneys. The steps in the Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS). Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and natriuretic hormones (ANP, BNP). She then talks about...

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 1: Introduction, Components and Functions - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 1: Introduction, Components and Functions

Cathy Parkes

The components of the renal system and the key functions of the renal system. The nephron, which is the functional unit of the kidney. The key functions of the nephron,...

Med-Surg - Renal System, part 1: Introduction, Components and Functions

Cathy Parkes

The components of the renal system and the key functions of the renal system. The nephron, which is the functional unit of the kidney. The key functions of the nephron,...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 12: Hepatitis, Cholecystitis, Bariatric Surgery - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 12: Hepatitis, Cholecystitis, Bariatric Surgery

Cathy Parkes

Hepatitis, including the types of viral hepatitis. Risk factors, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatitis. Cholecystitis, including the pathophysiology associated with this disorder. The risk factors, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis,...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 12: Hepatitis, Cholecystitis, Bariatric Surgery

Cathy Parkes

Hepatitis, including the types of viral hepatitis. Risk factors, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, and treatment of hepatitis. Cholecystitis, including the pathophysiology associated with this disorder. The risk factors, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis,...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 11: Cirrhosis, Paracentesis, Esophageal Varices - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 11: Cirrhosis, Paracentesis, Esophageal Varices

Cathy Parkes

Cirrhosis, including the types of cirrhosis (postnecrotic, biliary, Laennec's), signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching for patients with cirrhosis. The indications and nursing care associated with a...

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Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 11: Cirrhosis, Paracentesis, Esophageal Varices

Cathy Parkes

Cirrhosis, including the types of cirrhosis (postnecrotic, biliary, Laennec's), signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching for patients with cirrhosis. The indications and nursing care associated with a...

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Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 10: Pancreatitis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 10: Pancreatitis

Cathy Parkes

Pancreatitis. The pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching associated with pancreatitis.

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 10: Pancreatitis

Cathy Parkes

Pancreatitis. The pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching associated with pancreatitis.

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 9: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 9: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis

Cathy Parkes

The following inflammatory bowel disorders: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, and Diverticulitis. The pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching for each of these disorders. At the end...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 9: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis

Cathy Parkes

The following inflammatory bowel disorders: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, and Diverticulitis. The pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, nursing care, and patient teaching for each of these disorders. At the end...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 8: Appendicitis and Peritonitis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 8: Appendicitis and Peritonitis

Cathy Parkes

Appendicitis and peritonitis. The pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and complications associated with these disorders.

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Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 8: Appendicitis and Peritonitis

Cathy Parkes

Appendicitis and peritonitis. The pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and complications associated with these disorders.

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Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 7: Intestinal Obstruction, Ostomies - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 7: Intestinal Obstruction, Ostomies

Cathy Parkes

Intestinal obstructions, including both mechanical and non-mechanical intestinal obstructions. The signs and symptoms of small bowel and large bowel obstructions, diagnosis of an obstruction, treatment of an obstruction, and nursing...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 7: Intestinal Obstruction, Ostomies

Cathy Parkes

Intestinal obstructions, including both mechanical and non-mechanical intestinal obstructions. The signs and symptoms of small bowel and large bowel obstructions, diagnosis of an obstruction, treatment of an obstruction, and nursing...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 6: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Abdominal Hernia - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 6: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Abdominal Hernia

Cathy Parkes

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and abdominal hernias. She discusses the pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with both of these disorders.

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Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 6: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Abdominal Hernia

Cathy Parkes

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and abdominal hernias. She discusses the pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with both of these disorders.

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Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 5: Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 5: Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease

Cathy Parkes

In this video the following disorders: gastritis and peptic ulcer disease (PUD). The risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders. Key complications of peptic ulcer disease, including hypovolemic...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 5: Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease

Cathy Parkes

In this video the following disorders: gastritis and peptic ulcer disease (PUD). The risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders. Key complications of peptic ulcer disease, including hypovolemic...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 4: Dysphagia, GERD, Hiatal Hernia - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 4: Dysphagia, GERD, Hiatal Hernia

Cathy Parkes

The following topics: dysphagia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and a hiatal hernia. The pathophysiology of the disorders, along with the signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with each disorder.

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 4: Dysphagia, GERD, Hiatal Hernia

Cathy Parkes

The following topics: dysphagia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and a hiatal hernia. The pathophysiology of the disorders, along with the signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with each disorder.

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 3: Diagnostic Tests - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 3: Diagnostic Tests

Cathy Parkes

The following diagnostic tests: esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and GI series. Lab values associated with the gastrointestinal system, including: AST, ALT, amylase, lipase, bilirubin, ammonia, albumin, prealbumin, and total protein....

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 3: Diagnostic Tests

Cathy Parkes

The following diagnostic tests: esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, and GI series. Lab values associated with the gastrointestinal system, including: AST, ALT, amylase, lipase, bilirubin, ammonia, albumin, prealbumin, and total protein....

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 2: Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, Biliary Tract - Anatomy and Physiology Review - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 2: Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, Biliary Tract - Anatomy and Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

Anatomy and physiology review of the gastrointestinal system. Specifically, the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and biliary tract.

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 2: Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, Biliary Tract - Anatomy and Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

Anatomy and physiology review of the gastrointestinal system. Specifically, the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and biliary tract.

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 1: Introduction, Anatomy and Physiology Review - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 1: Introduction, Anatomy and Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

The Medical Surgical Nursing Gastrointestinal System playlist. The functions of the GI system, along with the overall components (alimentary canal, accessory organs, peritoneum). More detail about structure and function of...

Med-Surg - Gastrointestinal System, part 1: Introduction, Anatomy and Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

The Medical Surgical Nursing Gastrointestinal System playlist. The functions of the GI system, along with the overall components (alimentary canal, accessory organs, peritoneum). More detail about structure and function of...

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 9: Amputations and Malignant Hyperthermia - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 9: Amputations and Malignant Hyperthermia

Cathy Parkes

Amputations, including emergency care, on-going nursing care, and patient teaching to prevent hip flexion contractures. Malignant hyperthermia, including the signs/symptoms, labs, and treatment associated with this life-threatening complication.

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 9: Amputations and Malignant Hyperthermia

Cathy Parkes

Amputations, including emergency care, on-going nursing care, and patient teaching to prevent hip flexion contractures. Malignant hyperthermia, including the signs/symptoms, labs, and treatment associated with this life-threatening complication.

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 8: Immobilization Devices - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 8: Immobilization Devices

Cathy Parkes

Immobilization devices, including casts and traction. The different types of traction (skin traction, skeletal traction, halo traction). Nursing care of patients with traction devices, including the management of weights, muscle...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 8: Immobilization Devices

Cathy Parkes

Immobilization devices, including casts and traction. The different types of traction (skin traction, skeletal traction, halo traction). Nursing care of patients with traction devices, including the management of weights, muscle...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 7: Fractures - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 7: Fractures

Cathy Parkes

Types of fractures, including: closed/simple fractures, open/compound fractures, transverse fractures, impacted (compression) fractures, comminuted fractures, oblique fractures, spiral fractures, and greenstick fractures. The risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 7: Fractures

Cathy Parkes

Types of fractures, including: closed/simple fractures, open/compound fractures, transverse fractures, impacted (compression) fractures, comminuted fractures, oblique fractures, spiral fractures, and greenstick fractures. The risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 6: Osteomyelitis, Gout - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 6: Osteomyelitis, Gout

Cathy Parkes

Osteomyelitis, including the risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this disorder. Gout, including the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with gout.

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 6: Osteomyelitis, Gout

Cathy Parkes

Osteomyelitis, including the risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this disorder. Gout, including the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, labs, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching associated with gout.

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 5: Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Paget's Disease - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 5: Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Paget's Disease

Cathy Parkes

The following disorders: osteoporosis, osteomalacia, and Paget's disease. The pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching for each of these diseases.

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 5: Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Paget's Disease

Cathy Parkes

The following disorders: osteoporosis, osteomalacia, and Paget's disease. The pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and patient teaching for each of these diseases.

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 4: Arthroplasty - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 4: Arthroplasty

Cathy Parkes

Arthroplasty. The indications and contraindications of the procedure, as well as pre-op and post-op nursing care. Specific post-op nursing care and patient teaching following a knee arthroplasty and hip arthroplasty.

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 4: Arthroplasty

Cathy Parkes

Arthroplasty. The indications and contraindications of the procedure, as well as pre-op and post-op nursing care. Specific post-op nursing care and patient teaching following a knee arthroplasty and hip arthroplasty.

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 3: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 3: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cathy Parkes

In this video osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The pathophysiology of both disorders and discusses the risk factors, signs/symptoms, treatment, and patient teaching associated with each disorder. Highlights specific differences between...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 3: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cathy Parkes

In this video osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The pathophysiology of both disorders and discusses the risk factors, signs/symptoms, treatment, and patient teaching associated with each disorder. Highlights specific differences between...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 2: Diagnostic Procedures - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 2: Diagnostic Procedures

Cathy Parkes

The following musculoskeletal diagnostic procedures: arthrocentesis, arthroscopy, dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), nuclear scans, and electromyography.

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 2: Diagnostic Procedures

Cathy Parkes

The following musculoskeletal diagnostic procedures: arthrocentesis, arthroscopy, dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), nuclear scans, and electromyography.

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 1: Introduction, Anatomy/Physiology Review - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 1: Introduction, Anatomy/Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

The Medical Surgical Nursing Musculoskeletal System playlist. An anatomy and physiology review of the Musculoskeletal System, including the key functions and components of the musculoskeletal system. Bone layers, long bone...

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Med-Surg - Musculoskeletal System, part 1: Introduction, Anatomy/Physiology Review

Cathy Parkes

The Medical Surgical Nursing Musculoskeletal System playlist. An anatomy and physiology review of the Musculoskeletal System, including the key functions and components of the musculoskeletal system. Bone layers, long bone...

1 comment
Med-Surg - Nervous System, part 15: Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Meniere's Disease - LevelUpRN

Med-Surg - Nervous System, part 15: Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Meniere's Disease

Cathy Parkes

Macular degeneration, including the difference between dry and wet macular degeneration, signs/symptoms, treatment, and patient teaching. Retinal detachment, including the pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, and treatment of retinal detachment. Meniere's...

Med-Surg - Nervous System, part 15: Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Meniere's Disease

Cathy Parkes

Macular degeneration, including the difference between dry and wet macular degeneration, signs/symptoms, treatment, and patient teaching. Retinal detachment, including the pathophysiology, risk factors, signs/symptoms, and treatment of retinal detachment. Meniere's...