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Nursing- Ambulatory RN

PROFICIENCY SCALE
1. No Experience 2. Need Training
3. Able to perform with supervision 4. Able to perform independently

GENERAL SKILLS1234
Standard Precautions*1234
Isolation Precautions*1234
Adult Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*1234
Pediatric Respiratory/Cardiac Arrest*1234
Crash Carts*1234
Defibrillators*1234
Patient/ Family Education*1234
Admit and Assess Patients*1234
Automated Med Dispensing Systems*1234
Electronic Documentation*1234
Obtaining Cultures (Blood, Sputum, Swab, Urine)*1234
Advance Directives*1234
Collect Appropriate Data*1234
Discharge Teaching*1234
Preoperative Teaching*1234
Patient Prep*1234


CARDIOVASCULAR1234
Assess Heart Tones*1234
Bedside Tele Monitoring*1234
Interpretation of Coagulation Studies*1234
Perform Pulse/ Circulation Checks*1234
Pre-Post Op Pacemaker Care*1234


PULMONARY1234
Assess Breath Sounds*1234
Apply Oxygen*1234
Interpret ABGs*1234
Thoracentesis*1234
Oximetry*1234


NEUROLOGY1234
Assess Neurological Signs*1234
Epidurals*1234
Selective Nerve Root Blocks*1234
Assess Level of Consciousness*1234


GI1234
Insertion/ Monitoring NG Tubes*1234
Assessment*1234
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy*1234
Hemorrhoid Banding*1234
Liver Biopsy*1234
Paracentesis*1234
Lap Band Surgery*1234


GU1234
Bladder Biopsy*1234
Cystoscopy*1234
Urethral Dilation*1234
Nephrostomy*1234
Kidney Biopsy*1234
Suprapubic Catheter*1234
Prostate Biopsy*1234


ENDOCRINE1234
Care of Diabetic Patient*1234
Diabetic Teaching*1234
Blood Glucose Testing*1234


ENT AND MOUTH1234
Prosthodontics -Restorative Dentistry*1234
Mouth Biopsy*1234
Myringotomy*1234
Maxillofacial Prosthetics*1234
Nose Biopsy*1234
Thyroid Aspirate Biopsy*1234
Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy*1234
Tonsillectomy*1234


WOUNDS/ INTEGUMENT1234
Application of Burn Dressing*1234
Dressing Changes*1234
Debridement of Wound*1234
Wound Care*1234
Wound Vac*1234


OB/ GYN1234
Electrodesiccation and Curettage (ED7C)*1234
Assist with In-Office Procedures*1234


ORTHO1234
Arthrocentesis*1234
External Hardware and Pin Care*1234
Arthroscopy*1234
Open Reduction and Internal Fixation*1234
Closed Reduction and Internal Fixation*1234
Trigger Point Injections*1234


PLASTICS1234
Rhinoplasty*1234
Liposuction*1234
Nipple Reconstruction*1234
MOHS Repairs*1234
Blepharoplasty*1234
Mole/ Cyst Removal*1234


GENERAL MEDICATIONS/ THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS1234
Administer IM and SQ Medications*1234
Administer Inhalation Medications*1234
Administer PO Medications*1234
Bladder Irrigation and Installation*1234
Needleless System*1234
Chemotherapy*1234


IV THERAPY1234
Infusion Pumps*1234
Peripheral IV Insertion*1234
Syringe Pumps*1234
Vascular Access Devices Care/ Maintenance*1234
Administer IV Medications*1234


OXYGEN ADMINISTRATION1234
Ambu-Bag*1234
Nasal Cannula*1234
Non-Rebreather Mask*1234
Venti Mask*1234
Face Mask*1234


NUTRITIONAL THERAPY1234
Lipids*1234
TPN*1234
Procalamine*1234
Enteral Administration*1234


PAIN MANAGEMENT/ ANESTHESIA1234
Implantable Narcotic Pump*1234
Moderate Sedation*1234
Epidural*1234
Spinal*1234
Local*1234
General*1234
Axillary Block*1234
Bier Block*1234


GENERAL PROCEDURES/ EQUIPMENT1234
Apply Immobilizers (clavicle, knee, etc.)*1234
Assist with Code Resuscitation*1234
Assist with Lumbar Puncture*1234
Laser*1234
Dermabrasion*1234
Drain Removal*1234
Incision and Drainage*1234
NGT Insertion*1234
Patch Test*1234
Punch Biopsy*1234
Shave Biopsy*1234
Procedure Set Up*1234
Remove External Fixators with Pin*1234
Scrub*1234
Screw-Hardware Removal*1234
Set-Up/ Assist Suturing*1234
Staple Removal*1234
Suture Removal*1234
Foley/ Straight Catheter - Male*1234
Foley/ Straight Catheter - Female*1234
TENS Unit*1234
Use of Doppler*1234


SPECIMEN COLLECTIONS1234
Venipuncture*1234
Clean Catch Urine*1234
Sterile Urine Collection*1234
Stool*1234
Sputum*1234
Butterfly Stick*1234
Central Line Draw*1234


CLINICAL SETTINGS1234
Surgi-Center*1234
Out Patient Clinic*1234
Physician Office*1234
Ambulatory Surgery Clinic*1234


Age Specific Competency
Able to ensure a safe and caring environment for the specific age groups indicated below; able to communicate and instruct patients from various age groups; able to evaluate age-appropriate behavior and skills.

Competency Scale1234
Newborn (birth-30 days)*1234
Infant (30 days-1 yrs)*1234
Toddler (1-3 yrs)*1234
Preschooler (3-5 yrs)*1234
School Age (5-12 yrs)*1234
Adolescents (12-18 yrs)*1234
Young Adults (18-39 yrs)*1234
Middle Adults (39-64 yrs)*1234
Older Adults (64 yrs +)*1234











Therapy - OT/COTA

PROFICIENCY SCALE
1. No Experience 2. Need Training
3. Able to perform with supervision 4. Able to perform independently

Setting1234
Acute*1234
Rehab*1234
Inpatient*1234
Outpatient*1234
Home Health*1234
SNF*1234
Schools*1234


Orthopedic1234
Fractures*1234
Total Joint Replacement*1234
Osteoarthritis-Frozen Shoulder*1234
Hand Injuries*1234
Home Health*1234
Post-Operative Care*1234
Amputations*1234


Neurologic1234
Stroke Rehabilitation*1234
Cognitive Disorders*1234
Head Trauma*1234
Spinal Cord Injury*1234
Neuromuscular Diseases*1234
Alzheimer's /Dementia*1234
Adaptive Equipment-Wheelchair*1234


Prosthetics/Orthotics1234
Upper Extremity Prosthetics*1234


Procedures/Treatments1234
Splinting - Wrist*1234
Splinting - Hand*1234
Splinting - Elbow*1234
Functional - Dynamic Splinting*1234
Adaptive Equipment*1234
Joint Mobilization*1234
Myofacial Release*1234
Soft Tissue Manipulation*1234
Iontophoresis*1234
TENS*1234
Hydrotherapy - Whirlpool*1234
Sterilization Techniques*1234
Cryotherapy*1234
Wound Management*1234
Debridement*1234
Ultrasound*1234
Phonophoresis*1234
Cognitive Techniques*1234
Vision Therapy*1234
Neurodevelopmental Techniques*1234
Adaptive Equipment Assessment*1234
Adaptive Equipment Training*1234
Feeding Techniques*1234
Exercise Programs*1234
Postural Education*1234
Home Safety Evaluation*1234
Community Re-entry*1234
Group Treatment*1234


Skilled Nursing Documentation1234
Medicare A*1234
Medicare B*1234
State Healthcare*1234


Other1234
Cardiac Rehab*1234
ICU Procedures*1234
CCU Procedures*1234
SICU Procedures*1234
Burn Management*1234
Work Hardening - Work Site Eval*1234
Functional Capacity Eval*1234
Transfers*1234
Gait Training*1234
Muscle Energy Techniques*1234
Activities of Daily Living*1234
Electronic Documentation*1234



Age Specific Competency
Able to ensure a safe and caring environment for the specific age groups indicated below; able to communicate and instruct patients from various age groups; able to evaluate age-appropriate behavior and skills.

Competency Scale1234
Newborn (birth-30 days)*1234
Infant (30 days-1 yrs)*1234
Toddler (1-3 yrs)*1234
Preschooler (3-5 yrs)*1234
School Age (5-12 yrs)*1234
Adolescents (12-18 yrs)*1234
Young Adults (18-39 yrs)*1234
Middle Adults (39-64 yrs)*1234
Older Adults (64 yrs +)*1234











Allied Health- Certified Surgical First Assistant

PROFICIENCY SCALE
1. No Experience 2. Need Training
3. Able to perform with supervision 4. Able to perform independently

MISCELLANEOUS1234
Adult Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*1234
Autoclave*1234
Automated Med Dispensing Systems*1234
Care of Scopes & Fiberoptic Equipment*1234
Cidex Soap*1234
Crash Cart*1234
Defibrillator*1234
Electronic Documentation*1234
Hand-off Communication*1234
Isolation Precaution*1234
Patient Identification*1234
Pediatric Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*1234
Standard Precautions*1234
Universal Protocol*1234


GENERAL SURGERY1234
Abdominal Perineal Resection*1234
Adrenalectomy*1234
Bowel Resection*1234
Cholecystectomy*1234
Colostomy/Ileostomy*1234
Gastrectomy*1234
Hemicolectomy*1234
Hepatic Resection*1234
Herniorrhaphy-Femoral/ Inguinal**1234
Hiatal Herniorrhaphy- Transabdominal*1234
Pancreatectomy*1234
Organ Procurement*1234
Radical Mastectomy*1234
Saphenous Vein Ligation and Stripping*1234
Splenectomy*1234
Thyroidectomy*1234
Tracheostomy*1234
Whipple Procedure*1234


LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURES1234
Hysterectomy*1234
Cholecystectomy*1234
Appendectomy*1234
Hernia Repair*1234
Colon Resection*1234


GYNECOLOGY1234
Caesarean Section*1234
Dilation & Curettage*1234
Hysterectomy-Vagina*1234
Hysterectomy-Abdominal*1234
Laser Surgery*1234
Radium Insertion*1234
Salpingo- Oopherectomy*1234
Shirodkar Procedure*1234
Termination of Pregnancy*1234
Tubal Ligation*1234
Vaginectomy*1234
Vaginal Reconstruction*1234


G.U. AND CYSTO1234
Circumcision*1234
Cystoscopy/ Cystostomy*1234
Cystectomy*1234
Hypospadius Repair*1234
Ileal Loop*1234
Lithotripsy*1234
Nephrectomy*1234
Orchiectomy*1234
Penile Implant*1234
Prostatectomy*1234
Ureterolithotomy*1234
Ureteroscopy*1234
T.U.R.P./T.U.R.B*1234
Vasectomy*1234


ORTHOPEDIC1234
Amputation- Leg/ Arm*1234
Application of Halo Traction*1234
Arthroscopy/ Arthrotomy*1234
Closed Pinning & Reduction of Extremities*1234
External Compression Devices*1234
Insertion of Finger Prosthesis*1234
Total Joint Replacement- Knee, Hip, Shoulder*1234
Spinal Fusion-Harrington Rods*1234
Spica Cast Application*1234
O.R.I.F.-Shoulder, Hip, Humerus, etc.*1234
Repair of Dislocation*1234
Patellectomy*1234
Tendon Implants & Reanastomosis*1234


NEUROSURGERY1234
Anterior Cervical Fusion*1234
AV Malformation*1234
Burrholes for Subdural Hematoma**1234
Craniotomy*1234
Discectomy/ Laminectomy*1234
Laminectomy*1234
Meningocele Repair*1234
Nerve Stimulators*1234
Shunt Procedures- VP/ VA*1234
Spinal Procedures/ Fusions*1234


PLASTICS1234
Abdominoplasty/Abdominal Lipectomy*1234
Augmentation Mammoplasty*1234
Breast Reduction/ Reconstruction*1234
Cleft Lip/Palate Repair*1234
Dermabrasion*1234
Digital Flexor Tendon Repair*1234
Face Lift*1234
Liposuction*1234
Otoplasty*1234
Rhinoplasty*1234
Reduction of Facial Fracture*1234
Scar Revisions*1234
Skin Grafting*1234


EYE1234
Excision of Chalazion*1234
Canthotomy*1234
Correction of Ectropian/ Entropian*1234
Corneal Transplant*1234
Enucleation*1234
I.O.I. Implants*1234
Lacrimal Duct Probing*1234
Refractive Keratoplasty*1234
Repair of Retinal Detachment*1234
Vitrectomy*1234


EAR, NOSE & THROAT1234
Caldwell-Luc*1234
Ethmoidectomy*1234
Frontal Flap Sinus Procedure*1234
Laryngectomy*1234
Radical Neck*1234
Septoplasty*1234
Sinusotomy*1234
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy*1234
Tracheostomy*1234
Myringotomy*1234
Mastoidectomy*1234
Tympanoplasty*1234
Stapedectomy*1234
Nasal Polypectomy*1234
Laryngoscopy*1234


ENDOSCOPY1234
Bronchoscopy*1234


CARDIOTHORACIC1234
Chest Tube Set- Up*1234
Pneumonectomy/ Lobectomy*1234
Septal Defect Repair*1234
Sternal Splitting*1234
Thoracotomy*1234
Bronchoscopy*1234
Lung/ Wedge Resection*1234
Vein Harvesting*1234
A-V Shunts*1234
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal*1234
Aortofemoral Bypass*1234
Graft Insertion*1234
Cardiac Valve Replacement*1234
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft- on Pump*1234
Endarterectomy- Carotid/ Femoral*1234
Femoral- Popliteal Bypass*1234
External Temporary Pacemaker*1234
Internal Pacemaker Insertion*1234
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Catheter*1234
Patent Ductus Repair*1234
Pericardial Windows*1234
Portasystemic Shunt*1234
Repair of Septal Defects*1234
Thrombectomy*1234
Vena Cava Ligation*1234


TRANSPLANTS1234
Bone Marrow*1234
Pancreas*1234
Heart*1234
Lung*1234
Liver*1234
Multhorgan*1234
Kidney*1234
Eye*1234


TRAUMA1234
Burns*1234
MVA*1234
Gun Shot Wounds*1234
Stab Wounds*1234


EQUIPMENT1234
Robotics*1234
Fracture Tables*1234
Video Systems*1234
CUSA*1234
Cell Saver*1234
PACS Diagnostics*1234
Electrocautery*1234
Drills*1234
Saws*1234
Stapling Devices*1234
Cardiac Monitors*1234
Position Patient Per Surgeon's Order*1234
Pressure Point Paddling*1234
Apply Tourniquet as Ordered*1234
Protect From Nerve damage*1234
Thermoregulation*1234
Use of fracture table*1234
Use of head stabilizer*1234
Use of body stabilizer*1234
Use of c-arm extensions*1234
Skin Assessment*1234
Use of retractors*1234
Packing with sponges*1234
Digital Manipulation of tissue*1234
Suctioning, Irrigation, Sponging*1234
Manipulation of Surgical Materials (Loops, tags)*1234
Clamping/Cauterizing vessels or tissues*1234
Tying/ligating clamped vessels or tissues*1234
Apply hemostatic clips*1234
Place Local Hemostatic Agents*1234
Direct Digital Pressure*1234
Assist in Volume Replacement*1234
Assist in Autotransfusion*1234
Suturing: all wound layers including muscle & fascia*1234
Wound dressing: Liquid or spray occlusive*1234
Absorbent immobilizing dressing*1234
Assist to secure drainage system to tissue*1234
Insert/Remove Foley*1234
Drape Patient*1234
Electrocautery Mono*1234
Electrocautery Bipolar*1234
Cut Tissue*1234
Harvest saphenous vein, including skin incision*1234
Dissect Common Femoral Atery and Bifurcate*1234
Insert drainage tubes*1234


Age Specific Competency
Able to ensure a safe and caring environment for the specific age groups indicated below; able to communicate and instruct patients from various age groups; able to evaluate age-appropriate behavior and skills.

Competency Scale1234
Newborn (birth-30 days)*1234
Infant (30 days-1 yrs)*1234
Toddler (1-3 yrs)*1234
Preschooler (3-5 yrs)*1234
School Age (5-12 yrs)*1234
Adolescents (12-18 yrs)*1234
Young Adults (18-39 yrs)*1234
Middle Adults (39-64 yrs)*1234
Older Adults (64 yrs +)*1234