LVN/LPN 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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ER
Flu Clinic
Home Health/ Hospice
Long Term Acute Care (LTAC)
MS/Tele
Outpatient Clinic/ Urgent Care Center
Pediatrics
Behavior Unit/Hospital
Rehab
Skilled Nursing Facility/ Nursing Home
CARDIAC MONITORING AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE
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CPR/ Cardiac Arrest
Interpretation of dysrhythmias
Obtain 12 lead EKG
Telemetry Monitoring: on the unit monitoring
Telemetry Monitoring-remote monitoring
CARDIAC-CARE OF THE PATIENT
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Angina
Congestive Heart Failure
Permanent Pacemaker
Post MI
Temporary Pacemaker
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
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Blood Glucose Monitoring/Testing
Diabetic Diet Monitoring/Instruction
Diabetic Foot care
GASTROINTESTINAL
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Assess Bowel Sounds
Bowel obstruction
Bowel Resection
Cholecystectomy
Colostomy care
Enema administration
Feeding tube care and management
Gastrostomy tube monitoring/feeding
GI bleed
GI Surgery
Liver disease
Monitor NG Tube
Post Bariatric surgery
Tube feeding via flexible tubes
GENITOURINARY/RENAL
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Chronic/Acute Renal failure
Foley catheter insertion female
Foley catheter insertion male
GU irrigation
GYN Surgery
Obtain/Instruct clean catch urine
Post Nephrectomy
Pre/Post Hemodialysis Management
Shunts and Fistula Care
Suprapubic tube care
TURP patients
IV THERAPY
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Central line blood draw
Central line dressing change
Draw venous blood
IV pumps
Monitor Blood Product Administration
Starting IVs
TPN/Lipids
PCA pumps
MEDICATIONS
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Anti-Depressants
Anti-Hypertensives
Anti-Psychotics
Emergency Medications
Immunizations
Insulin
Narcotics
Non Narcotic analgesics
Oral hypoglycemics
Bar Code Medication Administration
AUTOMATED MEDICATION DISPENSING SYSTEM
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Accudose
Omnicell
Pyxis
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
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Ear Drops
Eye Drops
IM & SQ
NG Tube/G Tube
Oral
Subcutaneous
NEUROLOGICAL/PSYCHIATRIC
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CVA
Mood Disorders
Seizure disorders
Stroke scale assessment
Substance Withdrawal
Traumatic Brain injury
ONCOLOGY
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Medical Oncology
Radiation Implants Precautions
Surgical Oncology
ORTHOPEDICS
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Ambulation
Amputations
Assessment of peripheral pulses
Cast Care
Continuous Passive Motion Devices
Crutch walking
Peripheral Pulses
Prosthetics
Range of motion
Total Joint Replacements
Traction
RESPIRATORY
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Assessment of Breath Sounds
Chest tubes-Emerson/Pleur-evac
COPD
CPAP/BiPAP
Establishing an airway
Face mask for Oxygen delivery
Incentive Spirometry
Nasal Cannula
Oral Suctioning
Oxygen administration
Pneumonia
Pulse Oximetry
Tracheostomy Management
Ventilators
SKIN
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Bathing: sitz, tub, bed, shower
Mouth care
Nail care
Pressure Ulcer Assessment/Prevention
Simple dressing changes
Skin assessment
Wound Care/Wound Vac
Wound drains/JP/Hemovac
SPECIMEN COLLECTION
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Sputum
Stool
Urine
Wound Culture
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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Admission of Patient
Communication of patient status changes to RN/MD
De-Escalation Protocols
Diabetic Teaching
Discharge of Patient
Fall Risk assessment
Infection Prevention
Intake and Output monitoring
Isolation Precautions
National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
Pain Assessment Management
Patient confidentiality/HIPAA
Patient Teaching
Patient Transfer Techniques
Restraint Use
SBAR
Supervise Unlicensed Personnel
Swallowing Precautions
Vital Sign monitoring
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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