CARDIAC CATH LAB Skillsheet

ASSIST WITH INSERTION/SETUP MONITORING
Arterial Lines
                             
Central Venous Lines
                             
Pulmonary Artery Catheter
                             
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
                             
CARDIOVASCULAR
Assessment of Heart Sounds
                             
Assessment of Cardiac Rhythm
                             
Placement/Use: Cardiac Monitor
                             
Identify: Life Threatening Dysrhythmias
                             
Perform 12-Lead Interpretation
                             
Assist with Code
                             
Defibrillation/Cardioversion
                             
Automatic External Defib (AED)
                             
Cardiac Arrest/CPR
                             
Care of Patient: Automatic Implanted Defibrillator
                             
Care of Patient: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
                             
EQUIPMENT
McKesson
                             
Witt PCM
                             
MacLab System
                             
Lasers
                             
IABP
                             
Hemachron
                             
AVOXimeter
                             
i-STAT
                             
INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY INTERVENTIONS
Knowledge of Cardiac Symptom
                             
Setup for Procedure/Aseptic Tech.
                             
Indications and Contraindications
                             
Risks and Complications
                             
Preparation and Premedication
                             
Radiation Safety Equipment
                             
Scrubbing for Cardiac Procedures
                             
Circulating Cardiac Procedures
                             
Monitoring Cardiac Procedures
                             
Remove: Sheath
                             
Right Heart Angiography
                             
Left Heart Angiography
                             
Precut Translum Coronary Angio (PTCA)
                             
Trans Esophogeal Echo (TEE)
                             
Electrophysiology Studies (EPS)
                             
Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA)
                             
Implantable Cardioverter Defib (ICD)
                             
Stent Placement
                             
Septal Defects
                             
Balloon Dilation Valves and Vessels
                             
Post Cath Patient Care
                             
Post Cath Patient Instruction
                             
MEDICATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION
Adenosine
                             
Amiodarone
                             
Ibutilide
                             
Inocor
                             
Nitroglycerin
                             
Procainamide/Pronestyl
                             
Profofol
                             
Romazicon
                             
Blood/Blood Products Administration
                             
Administration/Monitoring: Conscious Sedation Medication
                             
Conscious Sedation Reversal Medications
                             
Epinephrine
                             
Atropine
                             
Lidocaine
                             
Bicarbonate
                             
tPA/Thrombolytics
                             
Insert Peripheral IV/Heplock
                             
Infusion Pump
                             
Syringe Pump
                             
Benzodiazepines
                             
Diltiazem
                             
Dobutamine
                             
Dopamine
                             
Esmolol
                             
Metoprolol
                             
Milrinone/Primacor
                             
Narcan
                             
Nitroprusside
                             
NEUROLOGY
Neuro Assessment/Vital Signs
                             
Glasgow Coma Scale
                             
Care: Neuroradiology
                             
Pain Management
                             
OTHER/GENERAL
Isolation/Universal Precations
                             
Postmortem Care
                             
Pre-Operative Care/Preparation
                             
Knowledge of Serum Lab Values
                             
Latex Allergy
                             
Consents
                             
Time Out
                             
Code Management
                             
Use: ACT
                             
RESPIRATORY
Care: Ventilators
                             
Assessment of Breath Sounds
                             
Administer O2 (NC, Mask)
                             
Ventilate with Ambu-Bag
                             
Assist with Intubation
                             
Care of Intubated Patient
                             
Suctioning (NP, OP, ERR, Trach)
                             
Pulse Oximetry (02 Sat)
                             
Draw Blood from Arterial Line
                             
Interpret Arterial Blood Gases
                             
Assess Respiratory Complications
                             
UNDERSTANDING OF HEMODYNAMIC MEASUREMENTS
Central Venous Pressure
                             
Arterial Pressure (MAP)
                             
PA Pressure
                             
PCW Pressure
                             
Cardiac Output
                             
SV02
                             
Intervene PA Catheter Problems
                             
Obtain ABG
                             
Obtain Mixed Venous Gases
                             
Other Cardiac Cath Data
                             

 

SUPPLEMENTAL  
 

Newborn (Birth-30 days)

Infant (30 Days-1 Year)

Toddler (1-3 Years)

PreSchooler (3-5 Years)

School Age (5-12)

Adolescents (12-18 Years)

Young Adults (18-39 Years)

Middle Adults (39-64 Years)

Older Adults (64+ Years)

BLS

Yes No

Do you have Interventional Radiology experience?

Yes No

Do you have ICU Experience?

Yes No