SDS Skillsheet

AIRWAY MANAGEMENT
Care of the Sedated Patient: Adult
                             
Care of the Sedated Patient: Pediatric
                             
Tracheostomy Care
                             
Insertion of Airways: Oral
                             
Insertion of Airways: Nasal
                             
Patient Positioning: Pediatric
                             
Patient Positioning: Adult
                             
ASSESSMENTS
Pre and Post-Anesthetic: Adult
                             
Pre and Post-Anesthetic: Pediatric
                             
Complete Head-to-Toe Assessments: Adult
                             
Complete Head-to-Toe Assessments: Pedatric
                             
Aldrete Score Assessment: Activity
                             
Aldrete Score Assessment: Respiration
                             
Aldrete Score Assessment: Circulation
                             
Aldrete Score Assessment: Consciousness
                             
Aldrete Score Assessment: Oxgenation
                             
COMPUTER SKILLS
Windows
                             
ORSOS
                             
CERNER
                             
CONCEPTS AND KNOWLEDGE OF ANESTHETIC AGENTS
Central Nerve Blocks
                             
Inhalation
                             
Intravenous
                             
Muscle Relaxants
                             
Regional
                             
Local
                             
Gel insertion
                             
Eye drops
                             
Care of peribulbar blocks
                             
INTRA OP CARE, SCUBBING AND CIRCULATING FOR:
Cystoscopy
                             
ESWL
                             
LEADERSHIP
Preceptor of new staff
                             
Charge Nurse
                             
MANAGEMENT OF POST-OP PATIENT ANESTHETIC COMPLICATION
Laryngospasm
                             
Airway Obstruction
                             
Hypertension/Hypotension
                             
Dysrhythmias
                             
Hemorrhage/Shock
                             
Emergency Re-intubation
                             
Basic Life Support Certification
                             
MONITORING
IV Pumps
                             
Marquette Eagle 3000 Monitors
                             
Pulse oximetry
                             
ECG Interpretation/Application of Leads
                             
Sinus Rhythm
                             
Asystole
                             
Ventricular Fibrillation
                             
Ventriuclar Tachycardia
                             
Care of Central Venous Catheters
                             
OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION
Set-up: Humidifier
                             
Aerosol
                             
Use Of Ambu-bag in emergencies
                             
PATIENT EDUCATION
Pre-op teaching
                             
Post-op teaching
                             
Discharge planning
                             
POST-OP CARE OF:
Biopsies
                             
Diagnostic Laparoscopy
                             
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
                             
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
                             
Hernias
                             
Vascular Access Device Insertion
                             
Esophageal Dilatation
                             
Circumcision
                             
Cystoscopy
                             
ESWL
                             
Tonisllectomy and Adenoidectomy
                             
ENT - endoscopy
                             
Myringotomy
                             
Laryngoscopy
                             
Colonoscopy
                             
Sigmoidoscopy
                             
Cervical Cerclage
                             
D and C of Uterus
                             
Tubal Ligation
                             
PROCEDURE ROOM
Aseptic Technique
                             
Administration and monitoring of conscious sedation
                             
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
Post-op Nausea & Vomiting
                             
Pain Assessment and Management
                             
Hypo/Hyperthermia
                             
Insertion of IV
                             

 

SUPPLEMENTAL  
 

Average Number of Cases Per Day

Years of Recent Day Surgery Experience

Nurse/Patient Ratio (eg: 1:3, 5:10)