CNA 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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Acute Care
Adult Day Care
Clinic
Home Healthcare
Hospice
LTAC
Physician office
Skilled Nursing
ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
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Assist with ambulation
Assist with feeding patient
Assist with turning and repositioning
Bed shampoo
Change linens (occupied, unoccupied)
Complete Bed bath
Decubitus care prevention
Foot care
Incontinence/ elimination care
Mouth care
Perineal care male/female
Shave patient
Shower assistance
Skin care
EQUIPMENT
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Antiembolic stockings
Bed alarms
Bedpan/urinal
Bedside commode
Breast pumps
Call lights
Crutches
Electronic vital sign equipment
Foot cradles
Glucometer
Heel and elbow protection
Hospital beds
Hoyer lift
Hypothermia blankets
Oximeter
Oxygen tanks
Scales
Seizure bumper pads
Sequential Compression Device
Special beds/air mattresses
Stretchers
Thermometers
Transfer belt
Transfer sliding boards
INFECTION CONTROL
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Cleaning of equipment
Donning and removing PPE
Isolation precautions
Proper waste disposal
Sharps disposal
Standard precautions
PROCEDURES
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24 hour urine collection
Application of restraints
Condom catheter application
Douche application
Dressing changes
Fluid restrictions
Glucose point of care testing
Incentive Spirometry assistance
Measure/record drain output
Measures /record weight
Obtain Blood pressure, including orthostatic
Obtain patient Respirations
Obtain pulse (radial)
Obtain Temperature (oral, rectal, axillary, Tympanic)
Oral suctioning
Ostomy care
Post-mortem care
Rectal tube care
Routine Catheter Care (Indwelling and External Catheters)
Sitz bath
Sputum collection
Stool specimen collection
Tap water/saline enema administration
Tracheostomy care
Turning and positioning patient
Urine collection
RECORDING AND REPORTING
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Ambulation/activity
Bathing/hygiene
Bowel movements
Diet intake/calorie count
Drain output
Hourly rounding
Report handoffs
Reporting change in patient condition
Turning /repositioning
Urine output measures and records
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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Abnormal Vital sign parameters (Adult and Pedi)
Admissions/discharge processes
Aspiration precautions
Fluid restrictions
Inventory/disposition of belongings
Labeling specimens and transport
Lifting and pulling proper body mechanics
Limb restrictions
Normal Vital signs parameters (Adult and Pedi)
NPO status
Passive range of motion
Patient Identification methods
Recognizing cardiac arrest
Recognizing patient needs
Rest/sleep/comfort preparation
Safe patient transfers
Stock Supplies
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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