LVN/LPN - ICU Skillsheet

CARDIOVASCULAR
Assessment: Heart Sounds
                             
Use : Rotating Tourniquet
                             
Cardiac Patient: Basic
                             
Set up: 12 Lead EKG
                             
Identify/Treat: Atrial Arrhythmias
                             
Identify/Treat: Ventricular Arrhythmias
                             
Identify/Treat: Heart Blocks
                             
Ventricular Tachycardia
                             
Ventricular Fibrillation
                             
Identify/Treat: Asystole
                             
Pacemaker: Medronic Temporary
                             
Pacemaker: Biphasic Defibrillator
                             
Admin/Titrate: Sedatives
                             
Care: Femoropopliteal bypass (Fem-Pop)
                             
Pacemaker: Assisting with Insertion/Removal
                             
Use of Defibrillator/Cardioversion
                             
Use/Admin.: Epinephrine
                             
Use/Admin.: Lidocaine
                             
Use/Admin.: Levophed
                             
Use/Admin.: Nipride
                             
Use/Admin.: NTG
                             
Use/Admin.: Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
                             
Adim: Flolan/Remodulin
                             
Care: CVP Insertion/Discontinuation
                             
Care/Blood Draw : Arterial Line
                             
Care/Troubleshooting: Arterial Line
                             
Swan Ganz: Assisting with Insertion/Discontinuation
                             
Care/Set Up: Transducer/Calibration Swan Ganz
                             
Care: Swan Ganz: Cardiac Output
                             
Identify/Treat: Ventricular Arrhythmias
                             
Care: Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)
                             
Use: Mast Trousers
                             
Care: ECMO
                             
Cardiac Patient: Advanced
                             
Care: Acute MI
                             
Care: Pre and Post Cardiac Cath
                             
Care: Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
                             
Care: Cardiogenic Shock
                             
Care: Aneurysm/AAA Bypass
                             
Care: Pre and Post Cardiovascular Surgery
                             
Care: Angioplasty/PTCA Interventions
                             
Care: Heart Transplant
                             
Admin: Regitine
                             
Admin/Titrate: Vasopressors
                             
Admin/Titrate: Paralytics
                             
Use: Datascope
                             
Care: Sheath Removal/ ACT
                             
Care: ECG Monitoring and 12 Lead
                             
Care/Obtain: Pulmonary Artery/Waveforms
                             
Admin/Titrate: Inotropics
                             
Care: Gunshot to Chest
                             
Hemodynamic Monitoring Invasive
                             
Care: Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
                             
Immunocompromised Patient
                             
Knowledge: Cardioversion
                             
Use/Care: Tandem Heart/PTVA System
                             
Care: Impella Heart Device
                             
Care: Wound Vac's
                             
Admin: Nitric Oxide
                             
Admin/Titrate: Antiarrhythmics
                             
Admin/Titrate: Anticoagulants
                             
Use: CADD
                             
Care/Recover: Fresh CABG
                             
Care: Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
                             
Care: Pericardial drain/Transcutaneous Pacing
                             
Care: Endocarditis
                             
Care/Remove: PICC - A-Line
                             
GASTROINTESTINAL
Care: N/G Tube
                             
Care: Ewald Tube
                             
Care: Perforated Ulcer
                             
Care: Blakmore-Sengstaken Tube including Pressure Measurement
                             
Care: Feeding Tube
                             
Care: Esophageal Varices
                             
Care: Gastrostomy Tube
                             
Care: Gastric Lavage/Iced Saline
                             
Care: GI Bleed/Surgery
                             
Septic Shock
                             
Care: Wound Dehiscence/Evisceration
                             
Care: Pre and Post Surgery
                             
GENITOURINARY
Care/Set-up: Hemodialysis
                             
Care/Teach: Peritoneal Dialysis
                             
Care: Pancreatitis
                             
Care: Foley Catheter
                             
Care: Bowel Obstruction
                             
Care: Renal Transplant
                             
Care: Nephrectomy
                             
Care: Pre and Post GU Surgery
                             
Start up/Maintenance: CRRT/CVVHD
                             
NEUROLOGY
Neurological Deficits/Neurosurgical
                             
Assist/Care: Lumbar Puncture
                             
Care/Knowledge : ICP Lines
                             
Care: Seizure Precautions/Activities
                             
Care: Overdose
                             
Care: Gunshot to Head
                             
Care: Pre and Post Neuro Surgery
                             
Use/Admin.: Decadron
                             
Use/Admin.: Anti Seizure Meds
                             
Use/Admin.: Magnesium Sulfate
                             
Use/Admin.: Mannitol
                             
Use/Admin.: Phenobarbital
                             
Use/Admin.: Valium
                             
Care: ICP Monitoring
                             
Care: External Ventricular Drain (EVD)
                             
Assessment: LOC
                             
Use: Glasgow Coma Scale
                             
Care: Post Craniotomy
                             
PROCEDURES
Electrosurgical Cautery Units (ESU)
                             
Care of TPN line/Hyperalimentation
                             
Knowledge: Normal Serum Lab Values
                             
Obtaining: Venous Blood Samples
                             
Administration of Blood and Blood Products
                             
Use/Documentation: Restraints
                             
Care: Foley, Supra pubic, Straight Cath
                             
Care: Bladder Irrigation
                             
Use: Isolation Technique (MRSA/VRE/C-diff/TB/etc.)
                             
RESPIRATORY
Identify: Abnormal Breath sounds
                             
Assist: Bronchoscopy
                             
Use: Aminophylline
                             
Care/Maintenance: Tracheostomy
                             
Use: Terbutaline
                             
Respiratory Distress Utilizing Mechanical Support
                             
Care: ARDS
                             
Care: Flail Chest
                             
Care: Pre and Post Thoracic Surgery
                             
Care: Mediastinal/Chest Tube
                             
Airway Maintenance/Respiratory Compromise
                             
Care: Pulmonary Emboli
                             
Care: Pulmonary Edema
                             
Assement: Pulmonary System
                             
Principles/Use: Chest Percussion
                             
Respiratory Failure
                             
Care: ET/NT Suctioning
                             
ET Intubation/Extubation
                             
ET: Suctioning Technique
                             
ET: Checking Cuff Pressures
                             
Use/Complications: CPAP
                             
Use/Troubleshoot: Vent Settings-IMV
                             
Use/Troubleshoot: Vent Settings-AC
                             
Use/Complications: Weaning/T-Piece
                             
ABG: Interpretation
                             
ABG: Drawing Blood Sample
                             
Chest Tube: Assisting with Insertion/Discontinuation
                             
Understanding/Care of H2O Seal
                             
Use: Pleurvac
                             
Pulmonary HTN: Flolan and Remodulin
                             
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS
Care: Liver and Kidney Failure
                             
Care: Burns
                             
Care: Kidney Transplants
                             
Care: Respiratory Failure
                             
Care: Oncologic Disease
                             
Care: Metabolic Disease
                             
Care: Ostomy
                             
Care: Infectious Disease
                             
Care: Penetrating Wound
                             
Care: Blunt Trauma
                             
Care: Liver Disease
                             
Care: Liver Transplant
                             
Use: Circo-Electric Bed
                             
SUPPLEMENTAL
Use: Stryker Frame
                             
Use: Crutchfield Tongs
                             
Use: Halo Traction
                             
Use: Emerson Suction
                             
Do you have Echo experience?
                             
Vascular Access: Blood Sampling From a CVC
                             
Vascular Access: CVC Dressing Change
                             
Vascular Access: Maintaining Catheter Patency
                             
Vascular Access: PICC/Midline Removal
                             
Vascular Access: Removal of a Non-Tunneled Catheter
                             
Vascular Access: Tunneled Catheter Repair
                             
Vascular Access: Venous Port Management
                             

 

SUPPLEMENTAL  
 

Primary Experience: CCU

Primary Experience: Neuro ICU

Primary Experience: ER

Primary Experience: Tele

Primary Experience: SICU

Primary Experience: IMCU

Primary Experience: CVICU

Primary Experience: MICU

Primary Experience: PCU

Use: Avoximeter

Primary Experience: NEURO

How many years have you worked in critical care?

How many years of Charge experience?

Are you ACLS Certified?

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Are you BCLS Certified?

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Do you have a certificate for a Critical Care Course?

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Do you have your CCRN?

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Do you have Charge experience?

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Do you have experience with Stress Testing?

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