NICU Skillsheet

Care: Chest Tube Management
Assess: Heart Sounds/Murmurs
Procedures: EKG Interpretation
Procedures: Defibrillation/Cardioversion
Procedures: Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
Care: Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
Neonate: Cardiac Arrest
Neonate: Cardiac Transplant
Neonate: Cardiomyopathy
Neonate: Congenital Heart Disease/Defects
Neonate: Hemodynamic Instability
Neonate: Hypovolemic Shock
Neonate: Pre and Post Cardiac Surgery
Neonate: Pre and Post Cardiac Cath
Medications: Aminophylline
Medications: Prostaglandin
Care: Chest Tube
Medications/Immunizations: HBV
Administer: Immunizations
Medications/ImmunizationsMedications: DPT
Medications/Immunizations: RespGam/Synergis prophylaxis
Medications: Vitamin K
Assess: Blood Pressure Invasive(A-line)/Non-Invasive
Assess/Auscultation: Rate, Rhythm, Volume
Cardiac Care: Basic
Immunocompromised Care
Cardiac Care: Advanced
Enteral Feeding/Nutrition
Ostomy Care/Teaching
Breastfeeding Dyad Care
Assess: Bowel Sounds
Assess: Suck/Swallow
Assist/Teach: Breast/Bottle Feeding
Care: Hyperalimentation/TPN Feeding
Care: Lavage/Gavage
Use/Care: Gastrostomy Tube
Use/Care: Jejunal Gastro Tube
Use/Care: Nasogastric/Oro-gastric Tube
Test: Occult Blood
Care: Bowel Obstruction
Care: Cleft Lip/Palate
Care: Esophageal Atresia
Assess: Finnegan
Care: GI Bleeding
Care: Inguinal Hernia
Care: Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)
Care: Pyloric Stenosis
Care: Post Abdominal Surgery
Care: Reflux Precautions
Care: Tracheosophageal Fistula (TEF)
Care: Malformations of GU tract/Kidney
Assess: LOC
Assess: Fontanels
Admin: Anticonvulsant Medication
Neonate: Brain Death/Organ Procedurement
Neonate: Cephalic Shunt
Neonate: External VP Shunt
Neonate: Increased Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
Neonate: Meningitis
Care: Seizures/Epilepsy
Neonate: Hemorrage
Assist with Lumbar Puncture
Eye-exam for Infants with Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Neurological Deficits/Neurological
Umbilical Line Placement
Needle Aspiration of a Pnemothorax
Alaris Pump
Aquapheresis (Ultrafiltration)
IV: Percuutaneous Intravenous Catheterization
Vascular Access: PICC Line Placement
Perform Peripheral Arterial Lines
POC: Glucometer/istat
Arterial Puncture
Blood Draw from Peripheral Arterial Line
Lab Results: CBC/Differential
Lab Results: Blood Culture
Care: Post Circumcision Care
Blood Drawn from Central Line
Heel Stick
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
Anesthesia: Pre Operative or Pre Procedural
Blood/Blood Products Administration and Exchange from CVC
Screen: Glasgow Coma Scale
IV: Intraosseous Placement
IV: Percutaneous Arterial Line
IV: Percutaneous Venous Line
IV: Peripheral Line/Dressing
IV: Umbilical Arterial Line
IV: Umbilical Venous Line
Screen: Apgar Scoring
Screen: Eye Exam (R/O Retinopathy)
Screen: Hearing
Care: Bereavement/Postmortem
Hemofiltration (CRRT, CVVHD, CVHD)
Lab Results: Bilrubin
Lab Results: Urine Test
Lab Results: Collect Culture Specimens
Neonate: Collection of Urine Specimen (non Invasive/Invasive)
Admin/Use: Phototherapy
Isolation Techniques
Standard Precautions (Universal)
Admin: Blood/Blood Products
Delivery Systems: IV/Syringe Pump
Care: Cord
Neonatal Skin Care
Asess: Temperture (axillary, rectal,skin)
Weaning: Open Crib/Bassinet
Weights/Bed Scale
Neonate: Dosage Calculations
Adminstration: Emergency Drug
Care: Eye Prophylaxis
Neonatal Drug Action/Reaction
Screen: Gestational Age : Dubowitz
Thermo Regulators: Isolette
Thermoregulation in the Neonate
Thermo Regulators: Bililight
Physical Exam of the Neonate
Peritoneal Dialysis
Assess: Breath Sound
Neonatal Respiratory Care
Assist with Intubation
Bulb Syringe
Care: CPAP
Care: Endotracheal Tube
Open ET Catheter Suction
Apnea Monitor
Chest Tube (Assist)
USE: ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
Nitric Oxide
Use of Artifical Surfactant
Ventilator Management
Care: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
Care: Cardiogenic/Hypovolemic Shock
Care: Diaphragmatic Hernia
Care: Tracheostomy
Care: Meconium Aspiration
Care: Hyaline Membrane Disease
Care: Persistent Pulmonary Hypertensions (PPHN)
Care: Pneumothorax
Respiratory Support
Medications: Aminophylline
Medications: Prostaglandin
Respiratory Distress Utilitizing Mechanical Support
Use: NCPAP (Nasal Continious Positive Airway Pressure)
Chest Tube Placement
Perform Endotracheal Intubation
Care: Post-op Patient
Post Surgical Care
Care of the Newborn: F/F2/WBN (PICN)
Care of Renal Patient Receiving Dialysis
Delivery Room Care: High Risk Patient
Screen: Consents
Care of the Patient Experiencing Pain
Providing Developmentally Specific Care
Hypothermia Therapy
Transport of the Patient Requiring Advanced Services
Post-Surgery Patient
Respiratory Compromise
Sedation Level II
Hyperbilirubinemia Patient
Screen: Gestational Age : Ballard
Blood Draw: Umbilical, A-line, Venous line
Neonate: Diabetic Mother
Neonate: Hepatitis Surface Antigen Mother
Neonate: HIV Positive Mother
Neonate: Bacterial Sepsis
Neonate: Viral Sepsis
Neonate: Exchange Transfusion
Neonate: Congenital Anomalies
Neonate: Premature Infants
Neonate: Micro-Preemies
Neonate: Acute Renal Failure
Neonate: DIC
Infant Care: Disorders of Internal/External Organs
Infant Care: Drug Addiction/Withdrawl
Neonate: Hypo/Hyperkalemia
Neonate: Hypo/Hypernatremia
Care: Transport of Patients requiring Advanced Services
Manage the Family's Psychosocial Status
Ambulance or Air Safety
Use/Safety: (ESU) Electrosurgical Cautery Units
Screen: Maternal History
Urodynamic Monitoring
Admin/Titrate: Vasopressors
Admin/Titration: Inotropic
Admin/Titration: Antiarrhythmics
Admin/Titration: Anticoagulants
Admin/Titration: Sedatives
Admin/Titration: Paralytics
PIV Management
Nurse to Nurse Handoff
Neonatal Transport Specialist
Safe Patient Handling



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