These notes cover the first Med/Surg course in nursing school. I highly doubt every topic covered is here, but it’s a good start! Enjoy 🙂
Before you dive into these….here’s a sneak peak at what I’ve been working on….even better notes! Yes!!! I hope to get the entire site uploaded soon, but here’s a taste right here!
It’s all I’ve got for you right now. Don’t worry, all the other notes are here (below and on the other NOTES pages…they’re just not as “fancy!). Enjoy!
For each of our exams, we had case studies to evaluate. I eventually came up with a snazzy way to methodically think through each one, inspired by my caffeine addiction. I used the acronym “LATTE” to guide my thinking. L = what does the patient LOOK like (what is their presentation?); A = What ASSESSMENTS will you make?; T = What TESTS will be ordered?; T = What TREATMENTS will be provided?; E = How will you EDUCATE the patient? Basically, by using “LATTE” you cover what you need to know for any particular condition. Here’s an example of this method in action: LATTE Case Studies