Long Term Care Skills Checklist

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Long Term Care 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.

CARDIAC

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Use of cardiac monitors
Assessment of heart sounds
Cardiac Arrest
CPR
Care of patients with CHF
Atropine administration
Digoxin administration
Dopamine administration
Inderal administration
Lidocaine administration
GENITOURINARY

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Fluid Balance
Foley Catheter Insertion
Ileostomy
GU Irrigations
Nephrostomy Tube
ENDOCRINE

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Blood Glucose Checks
Insulin Administration
Care of patients with Diabetes
GASTROINTESTINAL

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
NG tube care and feedings
Gastrostomy tube care and feedings
Colostomy Care
Assessment of Bowel Sounds
LEADERSHIP/PATIENT CARE

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Taking Charge
Admission Procedures
Discharge Procedures
Patient Education
Patient Care Plans
MEDICATIONS/IV THERAPY

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Medication Calculation
Reconstitution
Oral Administration
Eye Administration
IM Administration
SQ Administration
Rectal Administration
Starting IV’s
IV Medication Administration
Central Line Care
NEUROLOGY

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Assessment of Neurological Status
Seizure Precautions
Care of a patient with a CVA
Care of a patient with Alzheimer’s
Care of patients with Spinal Cord Injury
Decadron Administration
Dilantin Administration
Phenobarbital Administration
Valium Administration
ORTHO/SKIN

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Assessment of skin
Wound Care and Treatments
Use of special pressure relief devices
Care of pts with a total hip replacement
Care of pts with a total knee replacement
Crutch Walking
RESPIRATORY

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Pulse Oximetry
Oxygen Administration via nasal cannuia
Oxygen Administration via face mask
Principles of chest percussion
Care of patients with ventilator
Care of patients with COPD
Care of patients with ARDS
Care of patient with a Tracheotomy
Age Specific Competencies

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
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.