Fundamental Reasoning

Case studies suited for first-year nursing students

Builds upon Skinny Reasoning case studies by applying the sciences of pharmacology, F&E, and nursing process.

Key Components:

  1. Recognizing Clinical Relevance
    Identify clinically significant data from the medical history and lab results.
  2. Analyzing Nurse-Collected Clinical Data
    Identify clinically significant data from vital signs and nursing assessment.
  3. Nurse-Thinking Through the Applied Sciences
    Apply F&E, pharmacology, and dosage calculation to the bedside.
  4. Identifying Clinical Relationships
    Recognize patterns in clinical data.
  5. Identifying Clinical Priorities
    Determine care planning and priority setting.
  6. Caring and the Art of Nursing
    Reflective questions to encourage empathy, engagement, and caring.

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Med/Surg

  • Fundamental Skills-NG Insertion
  • Fundamental Nsg. Assessment:
    • Respiratory System
    • Cardiovascular
    • Neuro System
    • GI System
    • GU System
    • Integumentary System
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Alzheimers/Dementia
  • Altered Mental Status/Syncope
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Post-op Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Community Health: Homeless
  • Community Health: Priority Setting Activity
  • Home Health: Heart Failure (Part 1 & 2)

Specialty

Peds

  • Congenital Heart Defect
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Failure to Thrive
  • RSV
  • Sickle Cell Anemia

OB

  • Antepartum Care (1/4)
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery (2/4)
  • Postpartum Vaginal Delivery (3/4)
  • Infant Care (4/4)
  • Breastfeeding Infant
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Placental Abruption
  • Mastitis
  • Postpartum Affective Disorder

Mental health

  • Borderline PD
  • Depression-Older Adult/Suicidal
  • Depression/OD/Psychosis
  • PTSD-Army Veteran
  • Violent/Dementia