Home Health 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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Adult Home Health
Psych Home Health
Pedi Home Health
Home Infusion
Home Health Hospice
CARDIOVASCULAR
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ACS/Post MI
Heart Failure
Post Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Auscultation (Rate/Rhythm)
Peripheral Pulse/Circulation Checks
PULMONARY
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Asthma
COPD
Pneumonia
Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Emboli
Auscultate Lung Sounds
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Safety
Oro/Nasotracheal Suctioning
CPAP/BiPAP
Ventilator Management
NEUROLOGICAL
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CVA
Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia
Parkinson's
Degenerative Neurologic Disorders (ALS, MS, etc.)
Brain Tumor
Brain Injury
Para/Quadriplegia
Seizure Disorder
Level of Consciousness/Neuro Changes
ORTHOPEDICS
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Joint Replacement
DVT Prophylaxis/Recognition
Incision Checks
Staple Removal
Fractures
Cast/Brace
Amputation
Arthritis
Assistive Equipment/Lift Devices
In Home PT/INR
GASTROINTESTINAL
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Nutritional Assessment
Colostomy/Ileostomy Management
Fecal Incontinence/Diarrhea
Bowel Obstruction
GI Bleed
Post GI Surgery
Hepatitis Liver Failure
NG Tubes
Feeding Tubes
Feeding Pumps
Drainage Devices
RENAL/GENITOURINARY
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Hemodialysis
AV Fistula/Shunt
Peritoneal Dialysis
Post Bladder Surgery
Post Prostate Surgery
Urostomy
Urinary Incontinence
Bladder Catheter Insertion/Maintenance
Suprapubic Catheter Insertion/Maintenance
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC
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Diabetes
Hyper/Hypoglycemia
Diabetic Skin Assessment
Cushing's / Addison's Disease
Thyroid Disease
Insulin Pumps
Glucometers
WOUND/SKIN CARE
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Braden Scale
Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Pressure Ulcer Staging
Pressure Ulcer Management
Burns
Wound Care
Wound Cultures
Wound Vac
ONCOLOGY
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Risk for Infection
Symptom Management
Side Effects of Treatment
Terminal Disease
INFECTIOUS DISEASE
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MRSA
VRE
C. Difficile
HIV
Tuberculosis
Isolation Precautions
PHLEBOTOMY/IV THERAPY
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Peripheral Venipuncture for Labs
Start IVs
Peripheral IVs
PICC/CVP Lines
Venous Access Ports
Infusion Pump Set up and Management
PSYCHIATRIC
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Cognitive Disorders
Mood Disorders
Schizophrenia/Psychotic Disorders
Medication Compliance
WOMEN'S HEALTH/MATERNAL-INFANT CARE
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Pregnancy Related Complications
Fetal Heart Tones
Contractions
Post Partum Mother/Baby Visit
Newborn Care
Phototherapy
Breast Feeding Support
PEDIATRICS
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Growth and Development
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Cystic Fibrosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Spina Bifida
Spinal Surgery
Sickle Cell Disease
Trach Care/Suctioning
Ventilator Management
PAIN MANAGEMENT
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Verbal/Nonverbal Pain Scales
Response to Pain Management Interventions
PCA Pump
Epidural Cath/Site Monitoring/Pump
Non-Pharmacologic Pain Measures
PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE
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Palliative Symptom Management
Pain Management/Response
Family Support/Teaching
After Death Protocols
MEDICATIONS
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Alzheimer's Medications
Antiarrhythmics
Antibiotics/Antivirals
Anti-Depressants
Anti-Hypertensives
Anti-Psychotics
Anti-Seizure Medications
Benzodiazepines
Calculation of Pediatric Dosages
Coumadin
Diuretics
Enoxaparin
Inhaled Medications
Nebulizer Medications
Insulin
Opioid and Non-Opioid Analgesics
Oral Chemotherapy
Oral Hypoglycemics
Oral & Topics Nitrates
Rivaroxaban
Sedative/Hypnotics
Steroids
HOME HEALTH
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Intake/Admissions
Case Manager
Supervise LVNs/HHAs
Medicare/Medicaid
Long/Short Term Disability
Private Insurance
Telephonic Assessments
Management of Complaints
APS Reports
OASIS
Diagnosis Coding
Document Plan of Care
Clinical Assessment Documentation
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
Safety Assessment
Fall Assessment and Prevention
Patient/Family Teaching
Age Specific/Population Based Care
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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