ReNursing Edu Blog

We Have a YouTube Channel!

February 23, 2021

Business, Career Change, NP School, Uncategorized

Hey guys! As you well may already know, ReNursing Edu has undergone major changes this year and we will continue to make changes in a massive re-branding of the business. One of my goals for this year was to start a YouTube channel and that goal has already been accomplished! The ReNursing Edu YouTube channel […]

Lung sounds, or breath sounds – the sounds generated by movement or air through the respiratory system, can be classified as either normal or abnormal (adventitious). As a Nurse Practitioner, you’ll be exposed to many lung sounds. It’s important to know how to differentiate between the sounds and know what they may indicate during a […]

NP School

September 12, 2020

Lung Sounds

Kidney stones are a common urologic disorder that affects men in greater numbers than women. The initial presentation typically occurs between the third and fifth decade of life. There are five major types of urinary stones: Calcium oxalate Calcium phosphate Struvite (magnesium ammonium phosphate) Uric acid Cystine The most common types of stones are formed […]

NP School

September 12, 2020

Kidney Stones

Giant Cell Arteritis

September 5, 2020

NP School

Giant Cell Arteritis Clinical Features Symptoms of Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) can present as subacute, but abrupt presentations can occur in some patients. Many symptoms are nonspecific of GCA, but others can strongly suggest the presence of GCA. Constitutional symptoms: Systemic symptoms are common and include fever, weight loss, malaise, and fatigue. Fevers are usually […]

The mnemonic “DIAPPERS” can be helpful in remembering the categories of “transient” urinary incontinence. Delirium– When delirium is present, it impedes the recognition of both the need to void and the location of the nearest toilet. Incontinence is common among hospitalized patients with delirium; once it clears, incontinence usually resolves. Infection– Symptomatic urinary tract infections […]

NP School, Nursing

August 27, 2020

Mnemonic for Transient Urinary Incontinence

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a spasm or occlusion of the coronary arteries and is often the result of atherosclerotic lesions that limit the flow of blood to the heart. There are many risk factors that contribute to the development of CAD including advanced age, diabetes, male gender (under 60 years of age), hypertension, dyslipidemia, […]

NP School, Nursing

August 20, 2020

Coronary Artery Disease