Basics of the Cardiac System

Show Answers 1) What are some non-pathological reasons for bradycardia?  Pathological? Non-pathological: Pathological: 2) What are some non-pathological reasons for tachycardia?  Pathological? Non-pathological: Pathological: 3) Cardiac Output =    Heart Rate   x       Stroke Volume      a) ↓HR x ↑SV = ___ CO b) ↑HR x ↑SV = ___ CO c) ↑HR x ↓SV = ___ CO …

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Does Your Learning Style Matter?

Does your Learning Style matter?  Short answer:  Yes!  Longer answer:   Yes, but… But there are other things that matter, too.  A lot of students already know that learning style makes a difference in how well they learn information.  They might even have a pretty good idea about what their own learning style is (Auditory?  Visual?  …

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Memorize Erikson’s Stages of Developments in Less than 20 Minutes

If you’re like me, you probably have trouble remembering all of Erikson’s Eight Stages of Development.  But if you want to do well in your pediatric nursing class or on pediatric NCLEX style questions, you just need to know it.  That’s why I was so excited today when I found this great video! It will …

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This is Your Brain on HESI – How to Think When You’re Studying

I was working on a study guide today for the basic A&P for Neuro, and it made me think.  I’m no great philosopher, but it seems to me that neurons, like nursing students, do not do well when they are isolated.  If you’ll remember, the purpose of a neuron is to gather information (in the …

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