USMLE® Step 2 Question of the Day: Difficulty swallowing

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Jun 12, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Learn about the USMLE Step 2 CK diagnostic approach through the case of a 67-year-old man with progressive dysphagia, weight loss, hoarseness, and chest pain. This scenario highlights the importance o

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NCLEX® QOTD: TPN

Test your knowledge with this NCLEX Question of the Day: Delayed TPN dose? Discover why evaluating glucose levels first is essential to prevent hypoglycemia and complications.The nurse notes the pharm

Jun 12, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Lifestyle

Social Determinants of Health: Health Care Access and Quality

"I will remember that I do not treat a fever chart, a cancerous growth, but a sick human being, whose illness may affect the person's family and economic stability. My responsibility includes these re

Jun 11, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Lifestyle

Top 10 Medical Myths: What Your Patients Should Know

How many of the following myths have you been told and retold throughout the years, only to discover that they’ve long been disproved? Misinformation, which involves spreading false or inaccurat

Jun 7, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: Cognitive decline

This USMLE Step 1 Question of the Day involves a 60-year-old woman with progressive cognitive decline, fluctuating mental clarity, mild tremors, slowed movements, and balance issues. She has also been

Jun 5, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: Oral symptoms

In today's NCLEX Question of the Day, a nurse in a community health clinic assesses a client reporting various oral symptoms. Test your knowledge by matching descriptions of abnormal oral conditions w

Jun 5, 2024 by Osmosis Team

HealthEd

Six Ways University Partners Are Integrating Osmosis Into Their Curricula

When healthcare educators incorporate e-learning platforms and resources into the classroom, both students and educators experience several advantages. Students benefit from enriched learning experien

Jun 3, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: Outer canthus

Sharpen your nursing skills with this interactive NCLEX question on identifying eye anatomy, specifically the outer canthus, crucial for conjunctivitis assessment.The nurse is caring for a patient wit

May 29, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 2 Question of the Day: Pelvic pain

Learn about a USMLE Step 2 question involving a 28-year-old woman with a ruptured ectopic pregnancy, presenting with severe pelvic pain, hypotension, and a positive hCG. Understand the significance of

May 29, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Clinical

Understanding Anxiety Disorders: A helpful guide for health professionals

We all experience feelings of nervousness, worry, fear, or anxiety to the point of discomfort and distress at various points in our lives. Anxiety is a normal response to fear-provoking situations. Ho

May 27, 2024 by Osmosis Team

HealthEd

What Makes a Great Educator? Some Frontline Medical Education Insights

About a decade ago, I took a leap of faith by leaving Johns Hopkins Medical School to start Osmosis, a platform aimed at transforming medical education. Fast forward to today, I find myself back at Ho

May 23, 2024 by Shiv Gaglani

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NCLEX® QOTD: Coagulation lab

Prepare for the NCLEX with a question on coagulation lab tests. Learn to identify increased bleeding risk, like a high PTT of 108 seconds, critical for patient safety and surgery readiness.The nurse i

May 22, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: Hepatosplenomegaly

Prepare for USMLE Step 1 with this case! Learn about a USMLE Step 1 question involving a 62-year-old man with headaches, blurry vision, and numbness in his hands. The case study reveals the diagnosis

May 22, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Clinical

A Quick Reference Guide to Common Conditions Associated with Long Covid

Coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, is a systemic viral infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, initially identified in December 2019. Individuals with a COVID-19 infection may be asym

May 20, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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PANCE® Question of the Day: Gynecology exam

Prepare for the PANCE with this question! Learn about osteoporosis screening using FRAX score. Understand when to assess fracture risk in postmenopausal women, even if they're younger than 65.A 58-yea

May 15, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: ASD

Prepare for the NCLEX with this question! Learn priority interventions for caring for a child newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including collaboration with speech therapists, monit

May 15, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Clinical

How to Impress Your Attending: Obstetrics and Gynecology Edition

Welcome to your clerkship in obstetrics and gynecology! You'll find this rotation beneficial no matter your future specialty because you'll very likely encounter pregnant patients, whether you're a pr

May 13, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: Anxiety

Prepare for the NCLEX with this question! Learn about nursing interventions for a college student experiencing anxiety. Understand the priority interventions for managing generalized anxiety disorder

May 8, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: Sunlight sensitivity

Prepare for USMLE Step 1 with this case! Learn about xeroderma pigmentosum, a rare genetic disorder causing extreme sensitivity to sunlight and increased risk of skin cancer due to defective DNA repai

May 8, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 2 Question of the Day: Fever and confusion

Prepare for USMLE Step 2 with this clinical case! Learn to manage a patient with cirrhosis presenting fever and confusion. Test your knowledge now.A 57-year-old man is brought to the emergency departm

May 1, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: Multiple myeloma

Nursing interventions for a patient with multiple myeloma undergoing chemotherapy and experiencing chronic pain are essential. This NCLEX question delves into prioritizing care, including medication a

May 1, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Osmosis News

Celebrating Four Years of the Raise the Line Podcast!

We're celebrating the fourth anniversary of the Raise the Line podcast and exploring some of the most captivating and thought-provoking health-related content online! Take some time to liste

Apr 26, 2024 by Osmosis Team

HealthEd

Teaching Time Management: Providing Practical Skills for Future Healthcare Providers

Successful time management is crucial in healthcare because it directly impacts patient outcomes and the overall quality of care. In a fast-paced and dynamic environment, healthcare professionals

Apr 25, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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USMLE® Step 1 Question of the Day: Knee pain

Discover the case of a 42-year-old man with knee pain, red eyes, and foot lesions post-UTI treatment. Could it be reactive arthritis?A 42-year-old man comes to his primary care physician’s offic

Apr 24, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: IV administration

Learn about IV medication administration in labor and delivery units, including monitoring both mother and fetus for safety and effectiveness.The nurse in a labor and delivery unit is teaching a stude

Apr 24, 2024 by Osmosis Team

Clinical

Climate Change and Human Health: What You Need to Know

Climate change poses a significant and multifaceted threat to human health, impacting various aspects of well-being across the globe. As temperatures rise, extreme weather events become more frequent,

Apr 22, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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NCLEX® QOTD: DKA

Discover nursing priorities for a child with DKA and signs of altered breathing. Learn to assess leukemia outcomes based on infection control measures.This NCLEX question of the day covers the topic a

Apr 17, 2024 by Osmosis Team

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OMM® Question of the Day: Enlarged prostate

Explore the role of sympathetic innervation in urinary symptoms and how manipulation of specific spinal levels can alleviate prostate-related issues.An 85-year-old man presents to the clinic complaini

Apr 17, 2024 by Osmosis Team