The inspiration for my resources are derived from my 30 years of clinical practice in a wide variety of high stakes settings including ED and ICU and being a nurse educator who never left the bedside.
1. Clinical Reasoning Questions To Develop Nurse Thinking: My most popular download! This essential template of nurse thinking breaks down clinical reasoning step by step so you can completely understand and APPLY it to practice!
2. Sepsis: Fundamental Reasoning Clinical Reasoning Case Study: Clinical Reasoning Case Studies that allow you to PRACTICE nurse thinking! Complete with blank student copy and fully developed answer key.
3. Sepsis: Rapid Reasoning Clinical Reasoning Case Study
4. Sepsis: Unfolding Reasoning Clinical Reasoning Case Study
5. THINK Like a Nurse! Practical Preparation for Professional Practice: Preview the preface, foreword, and introduction of my new book. Available for purchase only on KeithRN.
6. For Your Joy by John Piper: This is the only resource I did not write, but is the most important. Lasting joy cannot come from what we do, but who we know…
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7. Comprehending Cardiac Medications: If you struggle with understanding cardiac meds DEEPLY, this handout will make a difference!
8. Clinical lab Values and Nursing Responsibilities: Will help you develop a plan of care around relevant abnormal lab values. I call this “Lab planning” and is a needed “nurse thinking” skill that must be practiced
9. “Lab Planning” Lab Tests That Must Be Mastered: Worksheet to make it simple to incorporate ”lab planning” into clinical practice
10. Most Common Categories of Medications: Summary of meds used in practice with basic responsibilities grouped according to pharm classifications
11. Medications to Master: Simplified med prep of five foundational questions that must be understood BEFORE you administer any medication
12. Professional Responsibilities as a Student Nurse: What does professional behavior look like in practice? Check out this checklist and see how you are doing!
13. Clinical Worksheet: Patient Preparation–can be used in second level or summative clinical to SIMPLIFY clinical data collection!