Medical-Surgical Nursing

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,...