Course Curriculum Breakdown

Feuer NCLEX Online Course Curriculum

30 Hours of Lecture Video, 781 Pages of Study Books 1,556+ Practice Questions

 

Medical Surgical Nursing

11 Hours 45 Minutes, 318 Page Study Book, 489+ Practice Questions

Management of Care

·      Prioritization of patient care

·      Delegation

·      Leadership

·      Documentation

·      Ethical and Legal issues in Nursing

·      Patient Safety


Safety and Infection Control

·      Patient Safety

·      Fire Safety, Chemical Safety

·      Ergonomics

·      Infection Control

o      Standard precautions

o      Droplet precautions

o      Airborne precautions

o      Contact precautions

·      Disaster Nursing


Fundamentals of Nursing & Cardiac Disorders Part 1

·      Emergency Nursing

·      Fluids and Electrolytes

·      Acid Base Imbalance

·      Shock

·      Cardiac Assessment

·      Cardiac Diagnostic Tests

·      EKG Basics


Cardiovascular Disorders

·      Dysrhythmias

·      Angina vs. MI

·      Heart Failure

·      Heart Surgery

·      Vascular Disorders

·      Hypertension

·      Cardiac Meds


Respiratory Disorders & GI Disorders Part 1

·      Respiratory Assessment

·      Respiratory Diagnostic Tests

·      Pneumonia

·      TB

·      COPD/Asthma

·      Chest Trauma

·      Chest Tubes

·      Tracheostomy

·      Mechanical Ventilation

·      Gastrointestinal Assessment

·      Gastrointestinal Diagnostic Tests

·      GERD

·      Peptic Ulcers

·      Gastric Surgery

·      Diverticular Disease

·      Crohn’s vs. Ulcerative Colitis

·      Colostomy vs. Ileostomy

·      Enteral Feeding

·      Peritonitis

·      Intestinal Tubes


GI Disorders Part 2 & Oncology Part 1

·      Apendicitis

·      Peritonitis

·      Intestinal Obstruction

·      Gastric Tubes

·      Hernias

·      Liver function and diagnostic tests

·      Hepatitis

·      Cirrhosis

·      Esophageal Varices

·      Cholelithiasis

·      Pancreatic Cancer

·      Warning signs of Cancer

·      Guidelines for Early Cancer Detection

·      Oral Cancer

·      Lung Cancer

·      Laryngeal Cancer

·      Stomach Cancer

·      Hodgkin’s

·      Breast Cancer

·      Cervical Cancer


Oncological Disorders & Endocrine Disorders

·      Endometrial Cancer

·      Ovarian Cancer

·      Colorectal Cancer

·      Oncological Emergencies

·      Radiation/ Chemo Therapy

·      Endocrine Assessment

·      Addison’s vs. Cushing’s

·      Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism

·      Hypoparathyroidism vs. Hyperparathyroidism

·      Diabetes Mellitus


Renal Disorders

·      Renal Assessment

·      Renal Diagnostic Tests

·      Acute vs. Chronic Renal Failure

·      Peritoneal Dialysis vs. Hemodialysis

·      Urinary Tract Infection

·      Renal Calculi

·      Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

·      Bladder Cancer/Ileal Conduit


Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders:

·      Musculoskeletal System

·      Osteoporosis

·      Paget’s Disease

·      Sprains

·      Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

·      Fractures

·      Acute Compartment Syndrome

·      Fat Embolism Syndrome

·      Cast Care

·      Traction

·      Crutch Walking

·      Total Knee Replacement

·      Total Hip Replacement

·      Lupus

·      Gout

·      Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis

·      Lyme disease


Eyes/Ears Disorders & Neurological Disorders Part 1

·      Cataracts

·      Glaucoma

·      Retinal Detachment

·      Macular Degeneration

·      Care of patient with visual impairment

·      Hearing Loss

·      Meniere’s Disease

·      Care of patient with hearing impairment

·      Neurological Assessment

·      CVA/Stroke

·      Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

·      Increased Intracranial Pressure (IICP)


Neurological Disorders Part 2 & Integumentary Disorders 

•     Spinal Cord Injury

•     Autonomic Dysreflexia

•     Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

•     Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)

•     Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

•     Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

•     Bell’s Palsy

•     Parkinson’s Disease

•     Pressure Ulcers

•     Burns

•     Herpes Zoster

•     Psoriasis

•     Latex Allergy


Pharmacology

4 Hours 38 Minutes, 104 Page Lecture Handout, 151 Practice Questions

Basic Principles of Pharmacology

·      Nurse’s Role in Medication Administration

·      Methods of Medication Administration

·      Special Considerations

·      Drug Classification

·      Medications Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System


Neurological & Cardiac Meds

·      Anticonvulsants

·      Opioids & Analgesics

·      NSAIDS

·      Anti-Parkinson’s

·      Meds to treat MS

·      Alzheimer’s Medications

·      Antidepressants

·      Anti-anxiety Meds

·      Diuretics

·      Antihypertensives

·      Calcium Channel Blockers

·      Beta Blockers

·      Vasodilators

·      Antidysrhythmics

·      Statins

·      Antianginals

·      Nitroglycerin

·      Anticoagulants


Anti Infectives, Respiratory, GI, and Endocrine Meds

·      Antimicrobials

·      Antivirals

·      Antiasthmatics

·      Corticosteroids

·      Mucolytics

·      Antacids

·      Histamine Antagonists

·      Proton Pump Inhibitors

·      Antipeptics

·      Antiemetics

·      Antidiarrheals

·      Insulin

·      Oral Hypoglycemics

·      Adrenal Agents

·      Thyroid Replacements


Nutritional Supplements

·      Herbal Supplements

·      IV Therapy

·      Blood Transfusions

·      Hyperalimentation

·      Dosage Calculations


Maternity – Newborn

4 Hours 12 Minutes, 117 Page Study Book, 296+ Practice Questions

Family Planning:

·      Methods of contraception

o      Barrier method

o      Hormonal method

o      Natural family planning

o      Surgical (vasectomy, tubal ligation) 

·      Infertility


Women’s Health:

·      Non-sexually transmitted infections

·      Sexually transmitted infection

o      Chlamydia

o      Gonorrhea

o      Trichomoniasis

o      Herpes

o      Syphilis

o      HIV

o      HPV

·      Menstrual cycle disorders

o      Amenorrhea

o      Endometriosis

o      Menopause

o      Urinary Incontinence

o      Toxic Shock Syndrome

o      Fibroids


Antepartum Nursing

·      Signs of pregnancy

·      Physiological Maternal Changes

·      Maternal Screening Tests

·      Screening Tests to Evaluate Fetal Growth and Well Being

·      Antepartum Care

·      Complications During Pregnancy

o      Spontaneous Abortion

o      Ectopic Pregnancy

o      Incompetent Cervix

o      Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

o      Hyperemesis Gravidarum

o      RH Incompatibility

o      Placenta Previa

o      Placenta Abruption

o      PIH

o      Anemia

o      Gestational Diabetes

o      Pre-mature Rupture of Membranes

o      Pre-term Labor

o      Multiple Gestations

o      Adolescent Pregnancy


Intrapartum- Labor & Delivery

·      Fetal Monitoring

o      Early Decelerations

o      Late Decelerations

o      Variable Decelerations

·      True Labor vs. False Labor

·      Stages of Labor

·      Obstetric Procedures

o      Artificial Rupture of Membranes

o      Forceps Delivery

o      Cesarean Delivery

·      Anesthesia

·      Intrapartal Concerns

o      Cephalopelvic Disproportion

o      Dystocia

o      Fetal Distress

o      Prolapsed Umbilical Cord

o      Amniotic Fluid Embolism

o      Uterine Rupture

o      Intra-Uterine Fetal Death


Post-Partum Nursing Care & The Neonate

·      Post-Partum Assessment

·      Post-Partum Depression

·      Puerperal Infections

·      Mastitis

·      Post-Partum Hemorrhage

·      Newborn Assessment

·      Newborn Complications

o      Asphyxia

o      Hypoglycemia

o      Premature Newborn

o      Hyperbilirubinemia

o      Small for gestational age

o      Large for gestational age

o      Post Mature Infant

o      Substance abuse and the newborn

•     Breast milk vs. Formula Preparation

•     Breast feeding vs. Bottle Feeding


Pediatrics

5 Hours 19 Minutes, 119 Page Study Book, 308+ Practice Questions

Growth and Development of the Infant

·      3 Months, 6 Months, 9 Months, 12 Months

·      Immunizations 

·      Nutrition

·      Anticipatory Guidance


Growth and Development of the Toddler through Adolescence

·      Toddler (1-3 Yrs)

o      Nutrition

o      Toilet Training

o      Issues related to Hospitalization

o      Anticipatory Guidance

·      Pre-School (3-6 Yrs)

·      School Age (6-12 Yrs)

·      Adolescence (13-19 Yrs)

·      Basic Pediatric Care

·      Medication Administration

·      Motor Vehicle Safety

·      Concept of Death

·      Poisoning

·      Child Abuse

·      Pediatric Triage


Cardiac & GI Disorders

·      Congenital Heart Defects

o      Acyanotic Defects

o      Cyanotic Defects

·      Acquired Defects

o      Rheumatic Fever

o      Kawasaki’s Disease

·      Gastroenteritis

·      Failure to thrive (FTT)

·      Cleft Lip vs. Cleft Palate

·      Pyloric Stenosis

·      Intussusception

·      Hirschsprung’s Disease

·      PKU

·      Celiac Disease

·      Pinworms


Respiratory & Hematological & Renal Disorders

·      Croup

·      Epiglottitis

·      Foreign Body Aspiration

·      Tonsillectomy

·      Asthma

·      Cystic Fibrosis

·      Leukemia

·      Sickle Cell Anemia

·      Iron Deficiency Anemia

·      Hemophilia

·      Nephrotic Syndrome

·      Acute Glomerulonephritis

·      Wilm’s Tumor


Neurological & Musculoskeletal Disorders

·      Meningitis

·      Hydrocephalus

·      Spina bifida

·      Myelomeningocele

·      Cerebral Palsy

·      Down’s syndrome

·      Autism

·      Lead Poisoning

·      ADHD

·      Congenital Hip Dysplasia

·      Scoliosis

·      Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


Psychiatric Nursing

4 Hours 20 Minutes, 92 Page Study Book, 312+ Practice Questions

Nurse Patient Relationship

·      Therapeutic vs. Non Therapeutic Communication

·      Legal and Ethical Aspects

·      Anxiety and Defense Mechanisms

·      Grief

·      Boundaries and Limit Setting

·      Crisis Intervention

·      Abuse and Family Violence


Anxiety Disorders & Schizophrenia

·      Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

·      Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

·      Anti Anxiety Medications

·      Schizophrenia

·      Antipsychotics


Mood Disorders

·      Depression

·      Suicide

·      Anti Depressant Medications

·      Mania

·      Anti Manic Medications


Personality & Neurocognitive & Eating Disorders

·      Anti Social Personality

·      Borderline Personality

·      Substance Abuse

·      Addictions

·      Alcoholism

·      Nursing Care of the patient using Opioids, Stimulants, and CNS Depressants

·      Delirium

·      Dementia

·      Alzheimer’s

·      Anorexia vs. Bulimia


Test Taking Strategies

9 Page Cultural Diversity Guide, 22 Page Study Book, 100 Practice Questions

·      2019 NCLEX Study Plan

·      Scope of Nursing Practice

·      Levels of Cognitive Ability – Application & Analysis

·      NCLEX Style Question Formats

·      Priority Questions

o      First Level/Life Threatening Issues

o      Second Level Priorities

o      Third Level Priorities

·      RN, LPN, CNA Scope of Practice

·      Delegation Questions

o      Principles of Delegation

·      Principles to Use When Answering Pharmacology Questions

·      Test Taking Tips for Before & During the Exam

·      2 Month Study Calendar

·       100 Question Final Exam with Answers & Rationales