Cardiac Echo Skills Checklist

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Cardiac Echo Skills Checklist

Instructions: This checklist is meant to serve as a general guideline for our client facilities as to the level of your skills within your nursing specialty. Please use the scale below to describe your experience/expertise in each area listed below.

WORK SETTINGS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Adult Acute Care
ED/ICU
Adult Outpatient
Pediatric Acute Care
Pediatric Outpatient
ADULT ECHO

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Routine
3-D Echo
Pedoff Probe
Transesophageal Echo
Stress Echo
Stress Echo
Pharmacologic Stress Echo
Post-Cath Echo
Post-Surgical Echo
Imaging with Contrast Agents
Sterilization Procedures
SPECIAL VIEWS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Pulmonary Veins
Hepatic Veins
Suprasternal Notch
CALCULATIONS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Simpson’s Rule
Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area
Distology with TDI
LV Strain/LV Volume
PEDIATRIC ECHO

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Routine
3-D Echo
Pedoff Probe
Transesophageal Echo
PEDIATRIC ANOMALIES

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Aortic Arch Abnormalities/Vascular Ring
Arch Sidedness
Coarctation of the Aorta
Coronary Artery Anomalies
Double Outlet Ventricle
Hypoplastic Heart Syndrome
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomalies
Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of the Great Vessels
Triscupid and Pulmonary Atresia
Truncus Arteriosis
Univentricular Heart Anomalies
PEDIATRIC POST-SURGICAL SCANS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Arterial Switch
Blalock – Taussig
Damus-Kaye-Stansel
Fontan
Glenn
Konno
Mustard
Norwood
Rastelli
Sano
Sennig
EQUIPMENT

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Phillips/ATL (List Types)

GE (List Types)

Siemens (List Types)

Toshiba (List Types)

Hitachi (List Types)

SonoSite (List Types)

Other: List

TECHNOLOGY

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
McKesson
Epic
Horizon
SCI- Imaging
Online Reporting
EMR Conversion
MISCELLANEOUS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
12 Lead ECG
Stress Testing
Holter Monitor
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
National Patient Safety Goals
Supervisory /Management Experience
Isolation/Infection Prevention
Procedures for Patients on Ventilators
CERTIFICATIONS

    Expiry Date :
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonograp
Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)
BLS
Age Specific Competencies

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independetly
Infant (Birth – 1 year)
Preschooler (ages 2-5 years)
Childhood (ages 6-12 years)
Adolescents (ages 13-21 years)
Young Adults (ages 22-39 years)
Adults (ages 40-64 years)
Older Adults (ages 65-79 years)
Elderly (ages 80+ years)

I hereby certify that ALL information I have provided on this skills checklist, is true and accurate. I understand and acknowledge that any misrepresentation or omission may result in disqualification from employment and/or immediate termination.