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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. Our flashcards cover five sections including:

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

Level Up RN flashcards contain just the core information you need to know, without all the fluff. We also incorporate memory tools and tricks to make learning fun and effective. This helps you:

  • Focus on the most important information.
  • Save time and effort when studying.
  • Retain the information more effectively.

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  • One hundred ninety five (195) 3” x 5” content flashcards. Each card is durable, with a glossy front and a matte back for easy note-taking.
  • Section dividers
  • Topic index
  • Level Up RN Learning System
  • Beautiful, durable storage box
  • Helpful, silly hints marked with a Cool Chicken icon

Edition 3 of Level Up RN's Fundamentals of Nursing Flashcards takes our proven flashcards and adds even more. Now in a durable box with room for your fingers, section dividers, and the Level Up RN Learning System, the most important information you need is easier to use than ever.

Content Updates

A few minor updates have been made to the content of the Fundamentals of Nursing flashcards including a few terminology updates, and the addition of Parkinson’s Disease and the BEERS list to the Gerontology section of the flashcards.


  • 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)


  • 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


  • Community Health Nursing Roles
  • Prevention Levels
  • Determinants of Health
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Health Risks Across the Lifespan
  • Family Nursing
  • Epidemiology
  • Nationally Notifiable Diseases
  • Bioterrorism
  • Disaster Management
  • Triage in Mass Casualty Events


  • Patient Prioritization
  • Delegation
  • Efficient Nursing Practice
  • Conflict Management
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Quality Improvement
  • Patient Safety Events and Occurrence Reporting


  • Psychosocial Changes
  • Physiological Changes
  • Effective Communication
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Dementia vs. Delirium vs. Depression
  • Polypharmacy
  • Medication Safety
  • Elder Mistreatment
For more detail, check out the searchable, interactive index of Fundamentals of Nursing Topics.

Which Nursing Exams Do These Flashcards Help With?

  • ATI and HESI exams
  • Nursing class exams

Who will level up their learning using These Flashcards?

  • Nursing Students
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
  • Registered Nurses (RNs)
  • Patient Care Assistants (PCAs)

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