Pediatric Healthcare Connection - Skills Checklist

This checklist is to ensure all patient care staff are proficient in skilled care. Employee will self assess the skills below in accordance to their experience and comfort level to be performed in an independent environment. The supervising RN will validate competency of skills listed below, either verbally or by demonstration, prior to employee working independently with a patient.


Vital Signs


1. Assessment


HEENT


1. Assessment


Neurological


1. Assessment


2. Seizure precautions and interventions


Cardiovascular


1. Assessment


Respiratory


1. Assessment


2. Oxygen - Nasal cannula/mask replacement


3. Oxygen - Regulator


4. Oxygen - Flow rate/adjustment


5. Oxygen level


6. Oxygen - Pulse Oximetry


7. Ventilator - Routine care


8. Ventilator - Application/disconnection


9. Ventilator - Settings


10. Ventilator - Bleeding O2


11. Ventilator - PEEP application


12. Ventilator - Alarms trouble shooting


13. Inhaler administration


14. Nebulizer administration


15. Nebulizer care/cleaning


16. Tracheostomy - Routine care


17. Tracheostomy - Suctioning


18. Tracheostomy - Inner cannula removal/care


19. Tracheostomy - Tube change


20. Oral - Suctioning


21. Sputum - Specimen collection


Genitourinary


1. Assessment


2. Catheter - Routine care


3. Catheter - Bag changes


4. Catheter - Bag emptying


5. Catheter - Insertion


6. Catheter - Irrigation


7. Urine - Specimen Collection


Gastrointestinal


1. Assessment


2. Routine Care


3. Tube change


4. Placement check


5. Feeding


6. Residual check


7. Colostomy - Pouch emptying


8. Colostomy - Pouch/wafer changes


9. Colostomy - Skin care


10. Stool - Specimen Collection


Integumentary


1. Assessment


Musculoskeletal


1. Assessment


Pain Management


1. Assessment


2. Use appropriate pain scale


3. Provide appropriate pain intervention


4. Reassessment of pain intervention


Wound Care


1. Assessment


2. Application of skin barriers


3. Non-Sterile dressing changes


4. Sterile dressing changes


5. Wound


IV Therapy


1. Assessment


2. Central line dressing changes


3. PICC Line dressing changes


4. PICC/Central line blood sampling


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS


1. Location Emergency Equipment


2. Address/location


3. Code status


OTHER


1. Positioning (ADLS)


2. Glucose Monitoring


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