Use when you have priority Who do you see first, call back? Do you SEA? The Steps Stable(eliminate) or Unstable Expected(eliminate) or Unexpected Then ABC Work in order eliminating as you go through the answers
COMPLICATION of... These questions are unique requiring thinking forward in pathophysiology. For Example– A complication of CHF does not meant Shortness of breath, Edema, dyspnea. These are assessment findings. Complication of CHF is Elevated BUN, Cr indicating acute kidney injury that is a complication. Do not site read symptoms recognize what it is asking in the question
You have all the PETS - Personnel, Equipment, Time and Supplies in the room or available so answer the question on what will the nurse do?
Priority Action Terms, Best Most First Priority Action are all terms used in Priority questions
NCLEX is textbook nursing, so if you find yourself going to real world or personal experience that is most likely the distractor!
Only do what is within your scope, The nurse can anticipate a chest tube being needed but first think is there something in the question that is within my scope?
NCLEX Tip 13 VAGUE Often, Seldome, Some, Many Most, Few! In Questions you should follow up with, or evaluate these TERMS since it needs further assessment mainly since it cannot to quantified. NCLEX Tip Priorty Nursing KAMP Nursing KAMP -
NCLEX Tip Absolutes- Always never, Only All None should be evaluated and assessed Nursing KAMP
If the response is notify the MD, first think is there something within the scope of practice of the nurse to do first then do that! Assess gather data!
In priority questions, The NCLEX will not ask you to do nothing Pick an action that will change the patients condition! What will the nurse do!
In priority questions, do not have family, other specialties solve the problem that is within your scope. What will the nurse do!
In Priority questions think if i could do anything in the room right now what could I do?
Monitor for Low Potassium, respiratory weakness, respirations, Metabolic Alkalosis,Orthostatics, NCLEX Tip Nursing Kamp
Nursing Delegation Questions are Priority in NCLEX and Exams and Nursing KAMP
NCLEX and Nursing Delegation is important though Never delegate things requiring assessment
Priority NCLEX questions Focus on the here and now are focusing on a current or future problem