Emergency Department Skills Checklist

Please mark your level of experience
1.  No theory and/or experience
2.  Limited experience/need supervision and/or support
3.  Experienced/minimal support needed to perform
4.  Proficient/can perform independently
WORK SETTINGS
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Level I Trauma Center
Level II Trauma Center
Non-Trauma Center Emergency Department
Pediatric Emergency Department
Emergency Department - Combined Adult/Pediatric
Critical Care Transport
CARDIAC
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Acute Coronary Syndrome
Congestive Heart Failure/Pulmonary Edema
Aneurysm
Cardioversion
Transcutaneous Pacemaker
Heart Sounds
PULMONARY
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Respiratory Failure
COPD/Asthma
Aspiration
Pneumonia
Pneumo/Hemothorax
Chest Tube Insertion/Management
Pulmonary Embolism
Tuberculosis
External CPAP/BiPAP
Intubation
Ventilated Patients
ABG Interpretation
NEUROLOGICAL
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CVA
Stroke Scale
Brain Injury
Glascow Coma Scale
Spinal Cord Injury
Meningitis
Seizures
ORTHOPEDICS
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Fractures/Casting
Open/Complex Fractures
Apply/Manage Splints
Circulation Checks
GASTROINTESTINAL
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GI Bleeding
Liver Disease
GI Obstruction
Abdominal Pain/Distress
Gastric Tubes
RENAL/GU
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Acute Renal Failure
Renal Calculi
Renal Trauma
Testicular Torsion
ENDOCRINE
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Hypoglycemia
Hyperglycemia
DKA
WOUND MANAGEMENT
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Skin Integrity Assessment
Wound Repair
SHOCK/TRAUMA
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Some items are covered in system specific areas.
Injury Severity Score
Trauma Code
Trauma Team Member
Major Trauma
Traumatic Amputation
Peritoneal Lavage
Hypovolemic Shock
Neurogenic Shock
Anaphylactic Shock
Septic Shock
Cardiogenic Shock
Burns - 2nd Degree
Burns - 3rd Degree
INFECTIOUS DISEASE/IMMUNOSUPPRESSED PATIENTS
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Contagious/Infectious Patients
Isolation
Neutropenia/Reverse Isolation
WOMEN'S HEALTH
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Placenta Abruptio/Previa
Precipitous Delivery
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Fetal Heart Tones
Sexual Assault
Reporting Acts of Violence
PEDIATRICS
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Management of Pediatric Emergency Patients
Identification/Reporting Abuse
Abdominal Pain
Epiglottitis
Asthma/Reactive Airway Disease
Fractures
Head/Spinal Injury
Poison Ingestion
Seizures
Sickle Cell Crisis
PSYCHIATRIC
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Acute Psychotic Patient
Managing Violent Behavior
Drug /ETOH Overdose/Withdrawal
Psychiatric Hold
Suicidal Patient
MISCELLANEOUS
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Bites- Animal/Snake/Human
Hazardous Material Exposure
Heat Exhaustion/Stroke
Drowning
IV THERAPY
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Starting IVs
Central Line Placement
Intraosseous Infusion
Blood Product Administration
MEDICATIONS
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Anti-Arrhythmics
Anticoagulants (IV, oral, & injection)
Anti-Hypertensives
Anti-Psychotics
Anti-Seizure Medications
Benzodiazepines
Continuous IV Paralytics
Continuous IV Sedation
Procedural Sedation - Administration
Emergency Medications
Inhaled Medications
Insulin
IV Vasopressors
Narcotics/Opioid Analgesics (IV, oral, & injection)
Nitrates (Oral & Topical)
Non-Opioid Analgesics (IV, Oral, & Injection)
Reversal Agents
Thrombolytic Therapy
Steroids (IV, Oral, Inhaled)
Automated Medication Dispensing (i.e. Pyxis, Omnicell)
CARDIAC MONITORING & EMERG. RESPONSE
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Dysrhythmia Interpretation
Dysrhythmia Management
Obtain 12 Lead EKG
Interpret 12 Lead EKG
Management of Cardiac Arrest
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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Triage
Ambulance/Paramedic Radio
Charge Experience
AMA procedures
EMTALA
National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
Fall Risk Assessment/Prevention
Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment/Prevention
Restraints/Use of Least Restrictive Device
Patient/Family Teaching
Age Specific/Population-Based Care
Isolation Precautions
Infection Prevention
Pain Assessment & Management
Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
COMPUTERIZED CHARTING
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Epic
Cerner
Eclipsys
McKesson
Meditech
Other Computerized System
Computerized Physician Order Entry
Bar Coding for Medication Administration
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EMR Conversion
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