Fundamentals of Nursing Flashcards

The Fundamentals of Nursing Flashcards were designed to help both nurses and nursing students learn and retain essential information to build a strong foundation of nursing knowledge. The flashcards are both a clear, complete study tool and a helpful reference for practicing RNs, PNs, and other medical professionals. These flashcards cover five sections including:

  • Principles of Nursing
  • Nursing Practice and Skills
  • Gerontology
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Community Health Nursing

What’s included?

  • One hundred ninety-three (193) durable 3” x 5” flashcards. A cover card and index is also provided.
  • A glossy front and a matte back for easy note-taking.
  • Important terms or facts called out in bolded, red text.
  • Cool Chicken Helpful, silly hints highlighted with a Cool Chicken icon.
  • Magnifying Glass Key nursing considerations indicated with a magnifying glass.

Topics Included in Fundamentals of Nursing

Principles of Nursing

  • Nursing Ethics
  • Informed Consent
  • Advanced Directives
  • Torts
  • Theories and Models relevant to Nursing Practice
  • Communication
  • Patient Education
  • Nursing Documentation
  • Cultural Considerations
  • Patient Positions
  • Infection
  • Immunity
  • Inpatient Safety (e.g., fire safety, body mechanics).

Nursing Practice and Skills

  • Clinical Reasoning
  • Infection Control
  • Basic Care and Comfort
  • Activity and Immobility
  • Skin Integrity
  • Fluid, Electrolyte, Acid-Base Balance
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Urinary Elimination
  • Bowel Elimination
  • Oxygenation
  • Perioperative Care
For more detail, check out the searchable, interactive index of Fundamentals of Nursing Topics.

Which Nursing Exams Do These Flashcards Help With?

  • NCLEX and comprehensive predictor exams (e.g., ATI, HESI)
  • Nursing class exams: Fundamentals, Gerontology, Leadership, Community Health

Who will level up their learning using these flashcards?

  • Nursing students
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

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