Infection, Inflammation, & Antibiotics Resources

by Cathy Parkes March 29, 2021 Updated: January 18, 2023 2 min read 1 Comment

If you’re looking for all the Level Up RN resources that tackle infection, inflammation, and antibiotics, you’ve come to the right place! These are incredibly important topics to understand for all areas of nursing. Here we have compiled all our videos, articles and flashcards that discuss antibiotics, the immune system, inflammation, and infection.

Video articles on immunity & infection

Flashcards on antibiotics, immunity & infection

We have covered antibiotics, the immune system, inflammation and infection across multiple Level Up RN Flashcards.

Medical-Surgical Flashcards on antibiotics & the immune system

If you need an overview on the immune system, including how immunity works, infection, and diagnostic tests, our Medical Surgical Flashcards for nursing students (Immune system) cover these topics.

  • Card 1: Immune system functions & key processes
  • Card 2: Innate immunity: Inflammation & stages of inflammation
  • Card 3: Innate Immunity: Types of white blood cells, normal percentage & function
  • Card 4: Acquired Immunity: Steps in humoral (antibody-mediated) immunity
  • Card 5: Acquired Immunity: Humoral immunity illustration
  • Card 6: Acquired Immunity: Cellular (cell-mediated) immunity, initiation, & types of cells involved
  • Card 7: Acquired immunity: Active vs. passive and natural vs. artificial immunity
  • Card 9: Infection: Chain of infection & stages of infection
  • Card 10: Infection: Risk factors & systemic vs. local symptoms
  • Card 11: Diagnostic Tests: Normal ranges for WBC, ESR, and CRP

Pharmacology Flashcards on antibiotics

If you need to remember antibiotics, including their indications, mode of action, side effects, key patient teaching and nursing care tips, as well as potential antibiotic black box warnings for your Pharmacology exams or nursing practice, our Pharmacology Flashcards for nursing students cover these topics.

  • Card 153: Macrolides (azithromycin, erythromycin)
  • Card 154: Lincosamides (clindamycin)
  • Card 155: Aminoglycosides (gentamicin)
  • Card 156: Tetracyclines (doxycycline, tetracycline)
  • Card 157: Glycopeptide Antibiotics (vancomycin)
  • Card 158: Penicillins (penicillin G)
  • Card 159: Aminopenicillins (amoxicillin)
  • Card 160: Extended Release Penicillin (piperacillin/tazobactam)
  • Card 161: Cephalosporins (cephalexin, ceftriaxone, ceftazidime, cefepime)
  • Card 162: Carbapenems (imipenem/cilastatin)
  • Card 163: Fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin)
  • Card 164: Sulfonamides (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole)
  • Card 165: Urinary Tract Antiseptic (nitrofurantoin)
  • Card 166: Antiprotozoal (metronidazole)
  • Card 167: Antituberculars (rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol)
  • Card 170: Topical Medications (bacitracin, mupirocin)

Lab Values flashcards on the immune system

If you need to remember the normal and abnormal levels of white blood cells and other immune system labs, our Lab Values Flashcards for nursing students cover these topics.

  • Card 27-28: White Blood Cells (WBCs)
  • Card 47: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
  • Card 48: C-Reactive Protein (CRP)

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June 02, 2021

Hello, will you be doing flashcards on mnemonic?

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