07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 1

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

This video goes back to the basics to help you build a foundation of the anatomy and physiology surrounding the musculoskeletal system.  You will be reviewing their important functions and how to assess the specific body areas of this system to include:

  • Muscles
  • Ligaments
  • Collagen
  • Tendons
  • Bones
  • Joints

07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 2

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

This video goes over diagnostic tests specific to the musculoskeletal system.  Pre-Procedure and Post-Procedure nursing interventions and patient teachings will be discussed as well as what the results of these diagnostic procedures mean.  Many of these tests will be familiar to you from other studies but these will be specific to the musculoskeletal system.

07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 3

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

In this video, you will learn about specific problems of the spine, their signs and symptoms, how to diagnose, treat, and any nursing interventions and instructions.  These disorders include:

  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Intravertebral disk herniation
  • Disc surgery

07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 4

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

In this video you will be learning about specific problems with the bones and injuries to the bones (excluding the spine), their signs and symptoms, how to diagnose, treat, and any nursing interventions and instructions.  These disorders include:

  • Slipped epiphysis
  • Strains
  • Fractures
  • Hip and knee replacements
  • Casts
  • Traction
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Legg Calves Perthe’s
  • Bone cancer/tumors
  • Amputations
  • Crutch training
  • Complications from fractures
    • Compartment syndrome
    • Avascular necrosis
    • Pulmonary embolism
    • Fat embolism

07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 5

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

In this video you will be learning about specific problems with the joints and injuries to the joints, their signs and symptoms, how to diagnose, treat, and any nursing interventions and instructions.  These disorders include:

  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Knee replacements (review from video 4)
  • Joint dislocations and subluxations
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Sprains and strains
  • Range of motion exercises

07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 6

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

In this video you will be learning about specific problems with the connective tissues, their signs and symptoms, how to diagnose, treat, and any nursing interventions and instructions.  These disorders include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • JRA
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus/SLE
  • Polymyositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Gout
  • Muscular Dystrophy

07
Dec

Musculoskeletal System Video 7

Written by NCLEX Team. Posted in RN Musculoskeletal

This video concludes the gastrointestinal system focusing on the medications used in conjunction with the musculoskeletal system.  These medications have already been introduced in videos 3-6 of this section but this video goes in depth looking at the dosages, mechanisms of action, side effects, nursing interventions and patient teachings.  Some of the medication categories include but are not limited to:

  • Antiinflammatory
  • Antigout
  • Muscle relaxants
  • NSAIDs
  • Narcotic Analgesics
  • Non-narcotic analgesics

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