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Home Health Proficiency Scale

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
Pediatric Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*1234
Adult Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*1234
Defibrillators*1234
Care Planning & Discharge Planning*1234
Patient/ Family Education*1234
Electronic Documentation*1234
Patient Head to Toe Assessment*1234
Pain Management*1234
Patient Head to Toe Assessment*1234


CARDIOVASCULAR Assessment1234
Angina*1234
Apical Pulse Rate/Rhythm*1234
Cardiac Auscultation (Rate, Rhythm)*1234
Clinical Identification of Arrhythmias*1234
Fluid Overload*1234
Peripheral Pulses/Circulation Checks*1234


CARDIOVASCULAR Interpretation of Lab Results:1234
PT/PTT/INR*1234
Serum Electrolytes*1234


CARDIOVASCULAR Equipment & Procedures:1234
Holter Monitor*1234
Pacemaker/AID*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Hypotension*1234
CAD/Post Myocardial Infarction (MI)/ Cystostomy*1234
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)*1234
Fluid Retention*1234
Hypertension*1234
Pre/Post Cardiac Surgery*1234
Pre/Post Vascular Surgery*1234


Medication Administration1234
ACE Inhibitors*1234
Anti-arrhythmic*1234
Antibiotics*1234
Anticoagulants*1234
Antihypertensives*1234
Antiplatelet Medications*1234
Beta Blockers*1234
Calcium Channel Blockers*1234
Diuretics*1234
Digoxin (Lanoxin)*1234
Oral and Topical Nitrates*1234
Narcotics*1234
Potassium Supplements*1234
Statin Medications*1234


PULMONARY Assessment1234
Auscultation of Lung Sounds/Rate & Work of Breathing*1234
Pulse Oximetry*1234
ABGs*1234


PULMONARY Equipment & Procedures1234
Administration of O2 via Nasal Cannula*1234
Apnea Monitor*1234
Chest Percussion*1234
Establishing an Airway*1234
Incentive Spirometry*1234
Orotracheal and Nasotracheal Suctioning*1234
Sputum Specimen Collection*1234
Nebulizer*1234
CPAP*1234
BiPAP*1234
Ventilator Management*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Asthma*1234
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)*1234
Lung Cancer*1234
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension*1234
Pulmonary Fibrosis*1234
Pulmonary Emboli*1234


Medication Administration1234
Bronchodilators*1234
Steroids*1234
Expectorants*1234
Inhalers*1234


NEUROLOGICAL Assessment1234
Neurological Signs/Level of Consciousness (LOC)*1234
Neuro-Motor/Sensory Functions*1234


NEUROLOGICAL Equipment & Procedures1234
Seizure Precautions*1234
Traction*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Alzheimer’s Disease*1234
Dementia*1234
Degenerative Neurological Disorders (ALS, MS, etc.)*1234
Cerebral Tumors*1234
Post-Cerebrovascular Accident*1234
Guillain-Barre Syndrome*1234
Hemiparesis*1234
Meningitis*1234
Parkinson’s Disease*1234
Seizure Disorders*1234
Paraplegia/Quadriplegia*1234
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)*1234
Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIAs)*1234


Medication Administration1234
Alzheimer’s Medications*1234
Anti-Parkinson’s Medications*1234
Anti-Seizure Medications*1234
Corticosteroids*1234
Sedative/Hypnotics*1234


ORTHOPEDICS Assessment1234
Incision Checks*1234
Circulation/Skin Checks*1234
Gait*1234
Range of Motion*1234


ORTHOPEDICS Equipment & Procedures1234
Range of Motion (Active & Passive)*1234
Cast/Brace*1234
Crutch/Walking*1234
Assistive Devices*1234
TENS Units*1234
Wheelchairs/Lift Equipment*1234
Total Hip/Knee/Joint Replacement*1234


ORTHOPEDICS Medication Administration1234
Enoxaparin (Lovenox)*1234


GASTROINTESTINAL Assessment1234
Bowel Habits*1234
Fluid Balance*1234
Nutritional Status*1234


GASTROINTESTINAL Equipment & Procedures1234
Colostomy/Ileostomy Care*1234
Long-Term Feeding Tube*1234
Nasogastric (NG) Tube*1234
PEG/Gastronomy Tube*1234
Drainage Devices/Tubes*1234
Tube Feeding*1234
Feeding Pumps*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Bowel Obstruction*1234
Fecal Incontinence*1234
Gastrointestinal Bleeding (G.I. Bleed)*1234
Post-Gastrointestinal Surgery*1234
Hepatitis*1234
Inflammatory Bowel Disease*1234
Liver Failure/Transplant*1234


RENAL/GENITOURINARY Assessmen1234
Arterio-Venous Fistula/Shunt*1234
Fluid Balance*1234


RENAL/GENITOURINARY Interpretation of Lab Results1234
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)*1234
Serum Creatinine*1234
Serum Electrolytes*1234


RENAL/GENITOURINARY Equipment & Procedures1234
3-Way Bladder Catheter*1234
Foley Catheter Insertion/Maintenance*1234
Straight Catheterization*1234
Self-Catheterization*1234
Ileostomy*1234
Irrigations*1234
Nephrostomy Tube*1234
Suprapubic Catheter*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Hemodialysis (Receiving in an Out Pt. Clinic Setting)*1234
Home Hemodialysis*1234
Peritoneal Dialysis*1234
Post-Bladder Surgery*1234
Post-Prostate Surgery*1234
Shunts and Fistulas*1234
Urinary Incontinence*1234


ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC Assessment1234
Diabetic Skin Assessment*1234
Hyper- and Hypoglycemia*1234


ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC Interpretation of Lab Results1234
Hemoglobin A1C*1234
Serum Glucose*1234


ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC Equipment & Procedures1234
Glucometers*1234
Insulin Pumps*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Diabetes*1234
Post-Transplantation Surgery*1234


Medication Administration1234
Insulin*1234
Oral Hypoglycemics*1234


WOUND/SKIN CARE MANAGEMENT Assessment1234
Wound Assessment Scale*1234
Skin Assessment*1234
Surgical Wound Healing*1234
Skin Grafts*1234


WOUND/SKIN CARE MANAGEMENT Equipment & Procedures1234
Burns*1234
Care of Pressure Ulcers*1234
Dry and Wet to Dry Dressing Changes*1234
Positioning of Patients*1234
Specialty Beds*1234
Special Mattresses and Positioning Devices*1234
Wound Care (Sterile)*1234
Wound Cultures*1234
Wound Irrigations*1234
Wound Vac*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Burns*1234
Pressure Ulcers*1234
Surgical Wounds*1234
Skin Grafts*1234


ONCOLOGY Assessment1234
Immune Status*1234
Symptoms Management*1234
Signs/Symptoms of Infection*1234


ONCOLOGY Interpretation of Lab Results1234
CBC with Differential*1234
CMP*1234


ONCOLOGY Equipment & Procedures1234
Reverse Isolation*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Radiation Therapy*1234
Leukemia/Lymphoma*1234
Post-Oncology Surgery*1234


ONCOLOGY Medication Administration1234
Oral Chemotherapy*1234
Intravenous Chemotherapy Administration*1234
Intravenous Chemotherapy Monitoring*1234
Bone Marrow Stimulating Agents*1234


INFECTIOUS DISEASE Assessment1234
Signs/Symptoms of Infection*1234


INFECTIOUS DISEASE Interpretation of Lab Results1234
Blood Counts*1234
Culture and Sensitivity*1234


INFECTIOUS DISEASE Equipment & Procedures1234
Isolation Precautions*1234


Care of Patient With1234
C. Diff*1234
HIV Infection*1234
Tuberculosis*1234
MRSA/VRE*1234


INFECTIOUS DISEASE Medication Administration1234
Antibiotics*1234
Antivirals*1234
Anti-HIV*1234
Immunizations*1234


PSYCHIATRY Assessment1234
Monitoring Symptoms*1234
Compliance with Medications*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Cognitive Disorders*1234
Schizophrenia/Psychotic Disorders*1234
Substance-Related Disorders*1234
Mood Disorders (Anxiety/Depression, etc)*1234


WOMEN’S HEALTH/MATERNAL-INFANT CARE Assessment1234
Fetal Heart Tones*1234
Contractions*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Breast Feeding*1234
Pregnancy-Related Complications*1234
Post-Mastectomy*1234
Post-Partum Mother/Baby Visit*1234
Newborn Care*1234
Bulb Suctioning*1234
Cord and Circumcision Care*1234
Phototherapy*1234


PEDIATRICS Assessment1234
Growth*1234
Development Stages*1234
Nutrition*1234
Family/Caregiver Interaction*1234


PEDIATRICS Equipment & Procedures1234
Calculations of Pediatric Dosages*1234
Croup Tent*1234
Ventilator*1234
Trach*1234
Pediatric Ambu*1234
Near Drowning*1234
Pre- and Post-Cardiac Surgery*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Broncho Pulmonary Dysplasia*1234
Cystic Fibrosis*1234
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)*1234
Reye’s Syndrome*1234
Pre- and Post-Spinal Surgery*1234
Sickle Cell Disease*1234
Spina Bifida*1234


PAIN MANAGEMENT Assessment1234
Pain Scale*1234
Response to Pain Management Interventions*1234


PAIN MANAGEMENT Equipment & Procedures1234
Pharmacologic Pain Relief*1234
Non-pharmacologic Pain Relief Measures*1234
PCA Pump*1234


Care of Patient With1234
Epidural Catheter/Site Monitoring/Pump*1234
Patient Controlled Analgesia*1234


PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE1234
Family Support and Teaching*1234
Medication Protocols*1234
Symptom Management*1234
After Death Protocol and Management*1234


PATIENT AND FAMILY TEACHING1234
Diabetic*1234
Pre- and Post-Procedure*1234
Post-partum/Infant Care*1234
Medications*1234
Monitoring*1234
Nutrition*1234
Safety*1234
Self-care*1234
Equipment*1234
Resources*1234


MISCELLANEOUS1234
APS/ CPS Reporting*1234
Fall Assessment and Prevention*1234
National Patient Safety Goals*1234
Safety Assessment*1234
Recognizing Failure to Thrive Across the Lifespan*1234
Advanced Directives*1234
Wheelchairs/Lift Equipment*1234


CASE MANAGEMENT1234
Experience as a Case Manager*1234
Case Load*1234
Supervision of Home Health Aides*1234


EXPERIENCE WITH1234
Long-term/Short-term Disability*1234
Management of Complaints*1234
Medicare/Medicaid*1234
Pre-certifications*1234
Private Insurance*1234
Telephone Assessments*1234
Utilization Review*1234
Workman’s Compensation*1234


DOCUMENTATION1234
Diagnosis Coding (ICD Coding)*1234
Document Plan of Care (Form 485)*1234
OASIS 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











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*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Autoclave*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Automated Med Dispensing Systems*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Care of Scopes & Fiberoptic Equipment*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Adult Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cidex Soap*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Crash Cart*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Defibrillator*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Electronic Documentation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hand-off Communication*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Isolation Precautions*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Patient Identification*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Pediatric Respiratory/ Cardiac Arrest*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Standard Precautions*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Universal Protocol*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


GENERAL SURGERY1234
Abdominal Perineal Resection*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Adrenalectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Bowel Resection*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cholecystectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Colostomy/Ileostomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Gastrectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hemicolectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hepatic Resection*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Herniorrhaphy-Femoral/ Inguinal*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hiatal Herniorrhaphy- Transabdominal*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Pancreatectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Organ Procurement*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Radical Mastectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Saphenous Vein Ligation and Stripping*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Splenectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Thyroidectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tracheostomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Whipple Procedure*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURES1234
Hysterectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cholecystectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Appendectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hernia Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Colon Resection*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


GYNECOLOGY1234
Caesarean Section*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Dilation & Curettage*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hysterectomy-Vaginal*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hysterectomy-Abdominal*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Laser Surgery*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Radium Insertion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Salpingo- Oopherectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Shirodkar Procedure*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Termination of Pregnancy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tubal Ligation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Vaginectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Vaginal Reconstruction*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


G.U. AND CYSTO1234
Circumcision*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cystoscopy/ Cystostomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cystectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Hypospadius Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Ileal Loop*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Lithotripsy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Nephrectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Orchiectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Penile Implant*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Prostatectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Ureterolithotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Ureteroscopy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
T.U.R.P./T.U.R.B*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Vasectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


ORTHOPEDIC1234
Amputation- Leg/ Arm*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Application of Halo Traction*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Arthroscopy/ Arthrotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Closed Pinning & Reduction of Extremities*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
External Compression Devices*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Insertion of Finger Prosthesis*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Total Joint Replacement- Knee, Hip, Shoulder*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Spinal Fusion-Harrington Rods*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Spica Cast Application*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
O.R.I.F.-Shoulder, Hip, Humerus, etc.*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Repair of Dislocation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Patellectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tendon Implants & Reanastomosis*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


NEUROSURGERY1234
Anterior Cervical Fusion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
AV Malformation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Burrholes for Subdural Hematoma*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Craniotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Discectomy/ Laminectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Laminectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Meningocele Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Nerve Stimulators*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Shunt Procedures- VP/ VA*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Spinal Procedures/ Fusions*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


PLASTICS1234
Abdominoplasty/Abdominal Lipectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Augmentation Mammoplasty*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Breast Reduction/ Reconstruction*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cleft Lip/Palate Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Dermabrasion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Digital Flexor Tendon Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Face Lift*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Liposuction*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Otoplasty*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Rhinoplasty*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Reduction of Facial Fracture*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Scar Revisions*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Skin Grafting*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


EYE1234
Excision of Chalazion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Canthotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Correction of Ectropian/ Entropian*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Corneal Transplant*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Enucleation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
I.O.I. Implants*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Lacrimal Duct Probing*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Refractive Keratoplasty*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Repair of Retinal Detachment*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Vitrectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


EAR, NOSE & THROAT1234
Caldwell-Luc*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Ethmoidectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Frontal Flap Sinus Procedure*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Laryngectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Radical Neck*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Septoplasty*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Sinusotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tracheostomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Myringotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Mastoidectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tympanoplasty*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Stapedectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Nasal Polypectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Laryngoscopy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


ENDOSCOPY1234
Bronchoscopy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


CARDIOTHORACIC1234
Chest Tube Set- Up*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Pneumonectomy/ Lobectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Septal Defect Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Sternal Splitting*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Thoracotomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Bronchoscopy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Lung/ Wedge Resection*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Vein Harvesting*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
A-V Shunts*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Aortofemoral Bypass*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Graft Insertion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cardiac Valve Replacement*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft- on Pump*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Endarterectomy- Carotid/ Femoral*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Femoral- Popliteal Bypass*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
External Temporary Pacemaker*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Internal Pacemaker Insertion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Catheter*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Patent Ductus Repair*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Pericardial Windows*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Portasystemic Shunt*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Repair of Septal Defects*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Thrombectomy*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Vena Cava Ligation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


TRANSPLANTS1234
Bone Marrow*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Pancreas*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Heart*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Lung*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Liver*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Multhorgan*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Kidney*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Eye*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


TRAUMA1234
Burns*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
MVA*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Gun Shot Wounds*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Stab Wounds*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently


EQUIPMENT1234
Robotics*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Fracture Tables*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Video Systems*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
CUSA*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cell Saver*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
PACS Diagnostics*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Electrocautery*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Drills*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Saws*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Stapling Devices*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cardiac Monitors*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Position Patient Per Surgeon's Order*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Pressure Point Paddling*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Apply Tourniquet as Ordered*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Protect From Nerve damage*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Thermoregulation*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Use of fracture table*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Use of head stabilizer*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Use of body stabilizer*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Use of c-arm extensions*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Skin Assessment*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Use of retractors*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Packing with sponges*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Digital Manipulation of tissue*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Suctioning, Irrigation, Sponging*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Clamping/Cauterizing vessels or tissues*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Tying/ligating clamped vessels or tissues*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Apply hemostatic clips*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Place Local Hemostatic Agents*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Direct Digital Pressure*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Assist in Volume Replacement*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Assist in Autotransfusion*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Suturing: all wound layers including muscle & fascia*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Wound dressing: Liquid or spray occlusive*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Absorbent immobilizing dressing*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Assist to secure drainage system to tissue*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Insert/Remove Foley*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Drape Patient*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Electrocautery Mono*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Electrocautery Bipolar*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Cut Tissue*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Harvest saphenous vein, including skin incision*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Dissect Common Femoral Atery and Bifurcate*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Insert drainage tubes*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently



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.

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Newborn (birth-30 days)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Infant (30 days-1 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Toddler (1-3 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Preschooler (3-5 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
School Age (5-12 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Adolescents (12-18 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Young Adults (18-39 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Middle Adults (39-64 yrs)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently
Older Adults (64 yrs +)*No ExperienceNeed TrainingAble to perform with supervisionAble to perform independently