The typical American student is NOT prepared for nursing school, and your nursing professor may not have the resources to help. Here's what you can do to succeed no matter WHAT type of professor you have.

You’ve Been Set-up to Fail in Nursing School…

As a nursing student, you’ve been set up for failure in nursing school. You’ve been trained to expect, desire, and downright need somebody to teach you the facts, the”what’s”, and the “how-to’s” of being a nurse. It’s not fair, really. Just consider this non-nursing article about the two different types of schooling by Seth Godin. He’s …

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Concept Maps for Nursing Students: It’s How to Think Like a Nurse!

Do you think Concept Maps for nursing students are pointless? That’s what I believed way back when I was in nursing school! My first exposure to concept maps, also known as mind maps, was in my Fundamentals textbook…and I was less than impressed. Back then, I though concept mapping was just a clunky way to take …

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Metabolic Alkalosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Metabolic Alkalosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Need info on a different Acid-Base Imbalance? I’ve got you covered! Respiratory Acidosis Respiratory Alkalosis Metabolic Acidosis Metabolic Alkalosis (you are here!) What is Metabolic Alkalosis? Metabolic Alkalosis is a condition where your body (usually the kidneys) either 1) gets rid of too much acid, OR …

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A clear explanation about Metabolic Acidosis for nursing school, explaining causes, signs & symptoms, treatment, and what you NEED to...

Metabolic Acidosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Metabolic Acidosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Need info on a different Acid-Base Imbalance? I’ve got you covered! Respiratory Acidosis Respiratory Alkalosis Metabolic Acidosis (You are here!) Metabolic Alkalosis (coming soon!) What is Metabolic Acidosis? What Does Metabolic Acidosis Mean? Metabolic Acidosis is a condition where your body (usually the kidneys) either 1) …

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Respiratory Alkalosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Respiratory Alkalosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment What IS Respiratory Alkalosis? Respiratory Alkalosis is a medical condition that occurs when too much Carbon Dioxide (CO2) leaves the body, which indirectly causes the blood pH to decrease increase above 7.45. When too much CO2 leaves the body, it causes a chain reaction that decreases …

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Learn about respiratory acidosis, including: causes of respiratory acidosis, respiratory acidosis symptoms, respiratory acidosis treatment, compensated respiratory acidosis, and partially compensated respiratory acidosis.

Respiratory Acidosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Respiratory Acidosis: Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment What IS Respiratory Acidosis? Respiratory Acidosis is a medical condition that occurs when the lungs can’t remove enough Carbon Dioxide (CO2) from the body, which causes the blood pH to decrease below 7.35. When too much CO2 stays in the blood, it causes a chain reaction …

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