PEDS Skillsheet

AGE SPECIFIC CRITERIA
Able to adapt care to incorporate normal growth and development
                             
Able to adapt method and terminology of patient instructions to their age comprehension and maturity level
                             
Can ensure a safe environment reflecting specific needs of various age groups
                             
AMBULATORY PROCEDURES
Anesthesia Agents and Adjuncts
                             
Malignant Hyperthermia
                             
Respiratory Compromise
                             
Colonoscopy
                             
Create/Maintain Sterile Field
                             
Create Sterile Field with Surgical Drapes
                             
EGD
                             
Electosurgery
                             
Post-Surgery Patient
                             
Instrument Care and Handling
                             
Intraoperative Medication Safety
                             
Intraoperative Radiation Safety
                             
LASER Safety
                             
Pneumatic Tourniquet Use
                             
Perioperative Skin Prep
                             
Anesthesia: Pre Operative or Pre Procedural
                             
Savary-Guilliard Dilation
                             
Sedation Level II
                             
Specimen Care and Handling
                             
Surgical Counts
                             
Surgical Hand Asepsis/Hand Scrub
                             
Surgical Positioning
                             
Yag Laser
                             
CARDIOVASCULAR
Heart and/or Lung Transplant Recipient
                             
Assessment of: Basic EKG Interpretation
                             
Assessment of: Auscultation (Rate, Rhythm, Volume)
                             
Assess/Identify: Heart Sounds
                             
Cardiac Patient: Advanced
                             
Cardiac Patient: Basic
                             
Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Monitoring
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Apnea Monitors
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Cardiac Monitors
                             
Care of Patient With: Bacterial Endocarditis
                             
Care of Patient With: Cardiac Arrest
                             
Care of Patient With: Cardiomyopathy
                             
Care of Patient With: Congentital Heart Defects
                             
Care of Patient With: Congestive Heart Failure
                             
Care of Patient With: Pericarditis
                             
Care of Patient With: Post Cardiac Cath
                             
Care of Patient With: Post Cardiac Surgery
                             
Care of Patient With: Rheumatic Fever
                             
Care of Patient With: Shock
                             
Use and Administration: Digoxin
                             
Use and Administration: Dobutamine
                             
Use and Administration: Dopamine
                             
ENDOCRINE
Diabetes Teaching: Newly Diagnosed
                             
Interpretation of Blood Glucose Results
                             
Intepretation of Thyroid Studies
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Chemstrip
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Dextrostix
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Glucometer
                             
Care of Patient With: Adrenal Disorders
                             
Care of Patient With: Cushing's Syndrome
                             
Care of Patient With: Diabetes Mellitus
                             
Care of Patient With: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
                             
Care of Patient With: Juvenile Diabetes
                             
Care of Patient With: Pituitary Disorders
                             
Care of Patient With: Thyroid Malfunction
                             
Use and Administration of Medication: Growth Hormone
                             
Titrate: Insulin
                             
Use and Administration of Medication: Thyroid
                             
GASTROINTESTINAL
Care: Bougie Dilation
                             
Assessment Of: Abdominal Girth Measurement
                             
Assessment Of: Abdominal Sounds
                             
Assessment Of: Interpretation of Serum Electrolytes
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Care of Drains (Penrose/JP)
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Feedings/Bottle
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Feedings/Breast
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Feedings/Gavage
                             
Gastrostomy
                             
NG and Sump Tubes to Suction
                             
Nasojejunal
                             
Penrose Drains
                             
Placement of Naso/Orogastric Tube
                             
Care of Patient With: Cleft Lip/Palate
                             
Care of Patient With: Ostomy
                             
Care of Patient With: Crohn's Disease
                             
Care of Patient With: Diaphragmatic Hernia
                             
Care of Patient With: Failure to Thrive (FTT)
                             
Care of Patient With: Gastroenteritis/Dehydration
                             
Care of Patient With: Gasterschisis/Omphalocele
                             
Care of Patient With: GE Reflux
                             
Care of Patient With: GI Bleeding
                             
Care of Patient With: Ingestion of Foreign Body
                             
Care of Patient With: Ingestion of Poisons/Toxins
                             
Care of Patient With: Ingestion of Foreign Body
                             
Care of Patient With: Intestinal Parasites
                             
Care of Patient With: Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)
                             
Care of Patient With: Pyloric Stenosis
                             
Care of Patient With: Surgical Abdomen
                             
Care of Patient With: TEF
                             
Care of Patient With: Ulcerative Colitis
                             
Liver and/or Intestinal Transplant Recipient
                             
Liver Biopsy
                             
Liver Disease
                             
GENERAL SKILLS
Hyperbilirubinemia
                             
Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest/CPR
                             
Care of Patient in Isolation
                             
Care of Patient in Restraints
                             
End of Life Care
                             
Identifying/Reporting: Abuse/Rape
                             
Identifying/Reporting: Treating Anorexia/Bulmia
                             
Interpretation of Lab Results
                             
National Patient Safety Goals
                             
Normal Growth and Development
                             
Patient/Family Teaching
                             
Preparation and Administration of Emergency Drugs (PALS)
                             
Provide Save Environment for Age Specific Care
                             
Recognition of Suicidal Threats/Actions
                             
Recognize Signs of Abuse/Neglect/Rape
                             
Recognize Signs of Failure to Thrive
                             
Universal Precautions
                             
Use Browslow System
                             
Use: Rapid Response Teams
                             
HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Immunocompromised Patient
                             
Bone Marrow Suppression
                             
Assessment of Nutritional Status
                             
Assist with Bone Marrow Aspiration
                             
Chemo Administration
                             
Interpretation of Blood Chemistry Results
                             
Neutropenic Precautions
                             
Reverse Isolation
                             
Care of Patient With: Anemia
                             
Care of Patient With: Bone Marrow Transplant
                             
Blood/Blood Products Administration and Exchange
                             
Care of Patient With: DIC
                             
Care of Patient With: Hemophilia
                             
Care of Patient With: Hodgkin's Disease
                             
Care of Patient With: Leukemia
                             
Care of Patient With: Malignant Tumors
                             
Care of Patient With: Spleen Trauma/Splenectomy
                             
Stem Cell Transplant Patient
                             
Care of Patient With: Mononucleosis
                             
Care of Patient With: Sickle Cell Anemia
                             
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Care of Patient With: AIDS
                             
Care of Patient With: Common Childhood/Communicable Diseases
                             
Care of Patient With: Cytomegalic Virus (CMV)
                             
Care of Patient With: Kawasaki Disease
                             
Interpretation of Blood Count Results
                             
Collection of Culture Specimens
                             
Fever Management
                             
Isolation
                             
Universal Precautions
                             
Care of Patient With: Hepatitis
                             
NEUROLOGY
Care: Ventriculostomies
                             
Level of Consciousness
                             
Pupil Size and Response
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Assist with Lumbar Puncture
                             
Equipment and Procedures: ICP Monitoring
                             
Care: Closed Head Trauma
                             
Care: Seizures/Epilepsy
                             
Care of Patient With: Battered Child Syndrome/Abuse
                             
Care of Patient With: Encephalitis
                             
Care of Patient With: Epilepsy
                             
Care of Patient With: Hydrocephalus
                             
Care of Patient With: Meningitis
                             
Care of Patient With: Multiple Trauma
                             
Care of Patient With: Near Drowning
                             
Care of Patient With: Neuromuscular Disease
                             
Care of Patient With: Osteogenic Sarcoma
                             
Neurological Deficits/Neurosurgical
                             
Care of Patient With: Seizures
                             
Care of Patient With: Spinal Cord Injury
                             
Care of Patient With: VP Shunt
                             
Use and Administration: Anticonvulsants
                             
ORTHOPEDICS
Care of Patient With: Stryker Frame
                             
Assessment of Circuluation Checks
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Application of Splints
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Braces
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Cast
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Crutches
                             
Equipment and Procedures: OCL Application
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Pinned Traction
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Slings
                             
Care of Patient With: Fractures
                             
Care of Patient With: Amputation
                             
Care of Patient With: Osteomyelitis
                             
Care of Patient With: Post Harrington Rod Insertion
                             
PAIN MANAGEMENT
Care of Patient With: Epidural Anesthesia/Analgesia
                             
Care of Patient With: IV Conscious Sedation
                             
Assessment of Pain Level/Tolerance
                             
Care of Patient With: Narcotic Analgesia
                             
PHLEBOTOMY/IV THERAPY
Vascular Access: Tunneled Catheter Repair
                             
Vascular Access: Blood Sampling From a CVC
                             
Vascular Access: Venous Port Management
                             
Vascular Access: CVC Dressing Change
                             
Vascular Access: Maintaining Catheter Patency
                             
Vascular Access: Removal of a Non-Tunneled Catheter
                             
Vascular Access: PICC/Midline Removal
                             
Care of the patient with a vascular access device
                             
PULMONARY
Care of Patient With: Tonsillitis
                             
Care of Patient With: Tuberculosis
                             
Use and Administration: Alupent
                             
Use and Administration: Respigam/Synergis
                             
Use and Administration: Ventolin
                             
Assessment Of: Breath Sounds
                             
Assessment Of: Rate and Labor of Breathing
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Assisting with Chest Tube Insertion
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Chest Drainage Systems
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Chest Physiotherapy (CPT)
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Tracheostomy Care and Suctioning
                             
O2 Therapy and Delivery Systems: Face Mask
                             
O2 Therapy and Delivery Systems: Nasal Cannula
                             
O2 Therapy and Delivery Systems: Oral/Nasal Suctioning
                             
O2 Therapy and Delivery Systems: Oxygen Tent
                             
O2 Therapy and Delivery Systems: Pulse Oximeter
                             
O2 Therapy and Delivery Systems: Ventilator Management
                             
Care of Patient With: Asthma
                             
Care of Patient With: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
                             
Care of Patient With: Croup
                             
Care of Patient With: Cystic Fibrosis
                             
Care of Patient With: Epiglottitis
                             
Care of Patient With: Pertussis
                             
Care of Patient With: Pneumonia
                             
Care of Patient With: RSV
                             
RENAL/GENITOURINARY
Assessment of Fluid Balance
                             
Interpretation of BUN and Creatinine Results
                             
Urinalysis Interpretation
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Assist with Suprapubic Tap
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Collection of Urine Specimen
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Insertion and Care of Foley Catheter
                             
Equipment and Procedures: Peritoneal Dialysis
                             
Care of Patient With: Circumcision
                             
Care of Patient With: Glomerular Nephritis
                             
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
                             
Dialysis Catheter
                             
Experience: Phoenix Dialysis Equipment
                             
Care of Patient With: Hemodialysis
                             
Care of Patient With: Hemolytic Uremic System
                             
Care of Patient With: Ilial Conduit Ureteral
                             
Care of Patient With: Kidney Transplant
                             
Care of Patient With: Nephrotic System
                             
Care of Patient With: Peritoneal Dialysis
                             
Care of Patient With: Renal Failure
                             
Care of Patient With: Urinary Tract Infection
                             
Care of Patient With: Wilm's Tumor
                             
SUPPLEMENTAL
MRI Safety
                             
Float Team
                             
USE AND ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION
Calculation of Pediatric Doses
                             
Enteralite pump
                             
Graseby pump
                             
Kangaroo pump
                             
Curlin 400 CMS pump
                             
IV Pumps
                             
Eclipse pump
                             
Immunizations
                             
Knowledge of Routing Pediatric Drugs
                             
Metered Dose Inhaler
                             
WOUND MANAGEMENT
Assessment Of: Skin for Impending Breakdown
                             
Assessment Of: Stasis Ulcers
                             
Assessment Of: Surgical Wound Healing
                             
Assessment Of: Burns/First Degree
                             
Assessment Of: Burns/Second Degree
                             
Assessment Of: Burns/Third Degree
                             
Assessment Of: Pressure Sores
                             
Assessment Of: Staged Decubitus Ulcers
                             
Assessment Of: Sterile Dressing Changes
                             
Assessment Of: Surgical Wounds with Drains
                             
Assessment Of: Traumatic Wound Care
                             
Assessment Of: Use of Specialty Beds
                             
Assessment Of: Wound Care/Irrigations
                             

 

SUPPLEMENTAL  
 

S.T.A.B.L.E. Course

AWHONN

ACLS

NCC

NRP

PALS

Arrhythmia Course

Chemo Certified

Computerized Charting

Fetal Monitoring: Basic

Fetal Monitoring: Intermediate

Fetal Monitoring: Advanced

IV Certification

Medication Administration System

Outpatient Clinic

Yes No

Transport

Yes No

Knowledge and/or experience with Home Health

Yes No

Neurology

Yes No

Oncology

Yes No

Orthopedics

Yes No

PICU

Yes No

Psychiatry

Yes No

Rehab

Yes No

BLS Certified

Yes No

Telemetry

Yes No

Home pharmacy experience preferred

Yes No

Rural Hospital

Yes No

Teaching Hospital

Yes No

APHON Certified

Yes No

Resp Fit test (N-95) in last 12 months?

Yes No

APHON Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course

Yes No

Ambulatory Procedure Unit

Yes No

Float Team

Yes No