Critical Care/ICU 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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Burn Intensive Care Unit
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Neuro Intensive Care Unit
Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Trauma Intensive Care Unit
CARDIAC
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Acute Coronary Syndrome
Congestive Heart Failure
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiac Tamponade
Heart Sounds
Immediate Post-Op Open Heart (directly from OR)
Immediate Post-Op Open Heart (NOT directly from OR)
Heart Transplant
Open Chest Emergency
Sheath Removal
Pacemaker - Temporary/Permanent
Pacemaker - Epicardial
Hemodynamic Monitoring
SVO2 Monitoring
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
Ventricular Assist Device
ECMO
PULMONARY
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Respiratory Failure
ARDS
Pneumothorax
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Edema
Fresh Tracheostomy
Chest Trauma
Post Thoracic Surgery
Lung Transplant
Intubation/Extubation
Modes of Ventilation (AC/PC/SIMV/CPAP)
Nitric Oxide
Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases
Chest Tube Placement & Management
NEUROLOGICAL & PSYCHIATRIC
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Stroke Scale Assessment
CVA
Brain Injury
Post Craniotomy
Spinal Cord Injury
Seizure Disorders
ICP Monitoring
Hypothermia Protocol
Substance Withdrawal
Suicide Precautions
GASTROINTESTINAL
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GI Bleeding
GI Surgery
Liver Failure
Pancreatitis
Liver Transplant
Pancreas Transplant
RENAL/GENITOURINARY
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Renal Failure
Renal Surgery
TURP
Renal Transplant
Arteriovenous Fistula/Shunt
Nephrostomy Tubes
Peritoneal Dialysis
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
ENDOCRINE METABOLIC
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Diabetes - Hypo/Hyperglycemic Crisis
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Pituitary Disorders
IV Insulin Protocols
Indwelling Insulin Pumps
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
Diuretics
Emergency Medications
Inhaled Medications
Insulin
IV Vasopressors
Narcotics/Opioid Analgesics (IV, oral, & injection)
Nitrates (Oral & Topical)
Non-Opioid Analgesics (IV, Oral, & Injection)
Reversal Agents
Steroids (IV, Oral, Inhaled)
Automated Medication Dispensing (i.e. Pyxis, Omnicell)
IV THERAPY
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Starting IVs
Central Line Blood Draws
Central Line/Implanted Line Care
TPN & Lipids
Blood Product Administration
Administration of Chemotherapy
CARDIAC MONITORING & EMERG. RESPONSE
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Dysrhythmia Interpretation
Dysrhythmia Management
Obtain 12 Lead EKG
Interpret 12 Lead EKG
Management of Cardiac Arrest
Shock Management
Malignant Hyperthermia
Multisystem Organ Failure
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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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
Charge Experience
Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
Specialty Beds
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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