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LPN Skills Checklist

LPN Skills Checklist

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LICENSED
 
PRACTICAL NURSE
 
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS CHECKLIST
This Skills Checklist is for use by nurseswith more than one year experience intheir discipline and specialty. Please beaccurate with your assessment.DESCRIPTION1234PRECAUTIONS / INFECTION CONTROL
1. Knowledge of universalprecautions2. Knowledge of waste disposal3. Proper disposal of sharps4. Management of patient inrespiratoryisolation5. Isolation, regular6. Isolation, reverse7. Enteric isolation8. Respiratory isolation9. Sterile dressing changes
MEDICATIONS ADMINISTRATION
1. Oral medications2. Subcutaneous injections3. Intramuscular injections4. Vaginal suppositories5. Ophthalmic drops6. Nasal drops7. Inhalers8. Rectal suppositories9. Emergency meds-crash cart10. Unit dose11. Pass medication: 1-10 patients12. Pass medication: 10-20patients13. Pediatric conversions
INTRAVENOUS
1. IV Certified2. Heparin locks3. Initiating IV4. Change IV tubing5. Discontinuing IV6. IV push drugs7. IV additives & IV piggy backs8. Chemo-therapy
DIRECTIONS: Please indicate your level of experience by placing a check (√) in thebox. Experience level:1NO EXPERIENCE2MINIMAL EXPERIENCE
-
requiressupervision/assistance
3MODERATELY EXPERIENCED-requiresinitial review, then performsindependently4VERY EXPERIENCED-
proficient
DESCRIPTION1234
9. Platelets10. Packed RBC11. Regulate Flow12. Maintain IV site13. Hyper alimentation14. CVP lines & dressing changes15. Arterial blood gases:interpretation
ASSESSMENT / DIAGNOSIS OF PROBLEMS
1. Perform neurologicalassessment2. Management of the patientwith druginteraction/allergic reaction3. Management of patient withcardio-pulmonary arrest4. Perform cardiovascularassessment5. Perform gastrointestinalassessment6. Perform genitourinaryassessment7. Perform respiratoryassessment8. Fresh MI9. GI bleed10. Drug OD11. Care of lung12. Emphysema & Asthma13. Renal failure
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KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS CHECKLIST
14. Psychiatric disorders15. Diabetes16. Cirrhosis of liver17. Hepatic Encephalopathy18. Femoral bypass (vascular)procedures19. COPD20. Hypothyroidism21. Hyperthyroidism22. Ulcers23. Gunshot wounds24. Stab wounds
DESCRIPTION1234ASSESSMENT / DIAGNOSIS OF PROBLEMS(CONT)
25. Impending DTs
BODY MECHANICS / TRANSFER
1. Lifting and pulling2. Transfer to chair3. Turning and positioning4. Transfer patient to and fromgurney
RESTRAINTS
1. Application of restraints2. Observation of patient inrestraints3. Knowledge of safetyguidelines forpatient in restraints
EQUIPMENT
1. Hemovac/Davol suction pump2. Use of wall suction3. Alternate pressure mattress4. Infusion devices (volumetricpump)5. Venturi Mask6. Management of trach collar7. Knowledge of use of incentivespirometer8. Knowledge of use of bed scale9. Knowledge of use of heatingpad10. Assist with/set-up of waterseal suction11. Pleurevac/Emersion suction12. Enteral pump13. Management of oxygen mask14. Management of nasal cannula15. Use of ambu-bag16. Humidifiers17. Application of TED hose18. Use of heat lamp19. Use of blood glucose monitors20. Ventilators21. Endotracheal tubes22. G.I. Tubesa. Nasogastric tube careb. Miller-Abbottc. Blakemore (Minnesota)
DESCRIPTION1234SPECIMEN COLLECTION
1. Obtain urine for specificgravity2. Obtain urine culture3. Obtain Foley catheterspecimen4. Obtain stool specimen5. Perform straightcatheterization6. Obtain sputum specimen7. Collect 24 hour urinespecimen
PROCEDURES
1. Perform personal hygiene/oralcare2. Perform wound irrigation3. Perform catheterization/Foley(female)4. Perform catheterization/Foley(male)5. Perform Suprapubiccatheterization6. Administer tap/saline enema7. Administer soap suds enema8. Administer oil retention enema9. Administer post-mortem care10. Insert Foley catheter11. Insert NGT12. Perform wet to dry dressings13. Perform sterile dressingchanges14. Perform bladder irrigation
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KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS CHECKLIST
15. Perform ostomy care16. Perform NG tube feeding17. Perform gastrostomy tubefeeding18. Administer douches19. Management of nephrostomycatheter20. Management of jejunostomytube21. Management of chest tube22. Perform nasal suctioning23. Perform oral suctioning
MISCELLANEOUS SKILLS
1. Orthopedicsa. Circo-electric bedb. Crutchfield tractionc. Balanced tractiond. Cast caree. Neurological checks2. Oncologya. Care of oncology patientb. Care of Hickman catheter3. Arrhythmia interpretation4. Set-up & run 12-lead EKG
DESCRIPTION1234MISCELLANEOUS SKILLS (CONT)
5. Arrests – initial resuscitation(CPR)
Please check the boxes below for eachage group for which you have expertise inproviding age-appropriate nursing care.
A. Newborn/Neonatal (birth – 30 days)B. Infant (30 days – 1 year)C. Toddler (1 – 3 years)D. Preschool (3 – 5 years)E. School Age Children (5 – 12 years)F. Adolescent (12 – 18 years)G. Young Adults (18 – 39 years)H. Middle Adults (40 – 64 years)I. Older Adults (64 + years)
EXPERIENCE WITH AGE GROUPS:1. Able to assess age appropriatebehavior, motor skills and physiologicalnorms.ABCDEFGHI2. Able to adapt care according to normalgrowth and development.ABCDEFGHI3. Able to communicate and instructpatient according to their age, maturityand comprehension ability.ABCDEFGHI4. Able to provide a safe environmentaccording to the specific needs of variousage groups.ABCDEFGHIMY EXPERIENCE IS PRIMARILY IN:NEUROLOGY yearsPULMONARY yearsSURGICAL yearsMEDICAL yearsCARDIAC CARE yearsI HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS FOR:TYPE EXPIRATIONDATE (MM/DD/YY)ARRHYTHMIABLSOtherOtherOtherOther3 |Page NAME:ID #:DATE:

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