EP LAB Skillsheet

COMPETENCY SKILLS
Obtaining Needed Products and Transporting of Patients
                             
Knowledgeable of Coronary Anatomy
                             
Patient Charges
                             
Answer MD Pages during Case
                             
Knowledgeable of Product Name/Location
                             
Knowledgeable of Stimulation Protocols
                             
Demonstrates Venipuncture, along with maintenance and troubleshooting for the patients receiving IV therapy
                             
Demonstrates technique for application/maintenance of patient restraints
                             
Demonstrate administration/monitoring of patient requiring sedation with analgesia
                             
Performs Physical Assessment
                             
Defibrillation
                             
Arterial Line Setup
                             
Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest
                             
Cardioversion
                             
DRUG USE/ADMINISTRATION
Esmolol
                             
Intra Aortic Balloon Pump
                             
Isuprel
                             
Procainimide
                             
Vancomycin
                             
Adenosine
                             
Aminodarone
                             
Ancef
                             
Directional Coronary Atherectomy
                             
EP Study
                             
IV Pumps
                             
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROCEDURES
Device Implants
                             
Ablation Catheters
                             
Ablations
                             
Nips Procedures
                             
Cardioversion-Internal/External
                             
IVUS-Sequoia
                             
Stereotaxis Procedures
                             
Diagnosis EP Catheters
                             
PROCEDURES
Stereotaxis
                             
Groin Prep
                             
Manifold Setup
                             
Ablations
                             
Nips Procedures
                             
Cardioversion-Internal/External
                             
Device Implants
                             
Carlo Mapping
                             
Patient Assessment
                             
UNIT-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Manual Pull
                             
Provides care to the patient requiring exposure to radiation
                             
Setup, Selection, Use: Bovie
                             
Setup, Selection, Use: Pericardiocentesis (Hemovacm Male-to-Male Adapter, Pericardiocentesis Tray)
                             
Demonstrate Proper Preservations of Tissue Specimen for Lead Extractions
                             
Record/Documents all Procedural Cases
                             
Waveform recognition of normal vs. abnormal
                             
Sp02 Probe
                             
Bloom Stimulator
                             
Internal Cardioversion Catheters
                             
EP Cables/Hook-Up
                             
Temporary Pacemaker wires/box
                             
Sheaths
                             
Knowledge of types of proper storage
                             
Demonstrates Role and Responsibility during a research study patient
                             
Demonstrates role and responsibility during a PPM/AICD implantation
                             
Grounding Pad/Bovie
                             
R2 Pads/hands-free Defibrillator
                             
Provides Care for the Patient requiring hemodynamic monitoring
                             
Demonstrates procedure for quality control of ACT machine
                             
Provides nursing care for the patient requiring removal of femoral arterial and venous sheaths
                             
Provides care for the patient requiring mechanical ventilation
                             
Arterial Pressure Monitoring (Transducer, High-Pressure Tubing, Stopcock)
                             
Demonstrates Procedure/Duties as the Monitor Person
                             
Lab Interpretation (Normal Lab Values)
                             
Calling Report Post-Procedure
                             
Assist team in the room with room setup and turnover
                             
Demonstrates proper tray setup for Abalations Atrial/Ventricular
                             
12 Lead Placement
                             
R2 Pad Placement
                             
NBP Placement
                             
Ground Pads
                             
Between Case Cleaning
                             
Room Setup
                             
Carto Mapping
                             
Stereotaxis
                             
Diagnostic Catheters-Bi-V
                             
Temporary Pacing Catheter
                             
Swan-Ganz Catheters
                             
Sterile Instrument Tray