Post Partum Nursery Skills Checklist

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Post Partum Nursery 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
Couplet Care
Antepartum
Postpartum
Newborn Nursery
LDRP
POST PARTUM

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Vaginal Deliver
Cesarian Section
Anesthesia – General
Anesthesia – Local
Anesthesia – Spinal
Bladder Distention
Breast Milk Collection and Storage
Breast Pump
Breastfeeding – Latch Score
Breastfeeding – Supplemental Feeding
Breastfeeding Support
Contraceptive Education
Epidural/PCA
Homan’s Sign
Multiple Births
Parent/Infant Interaction/Attachment
Post Partum Hemorrhage
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Tubal Ligation
ANTEPARTUM

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Amniocentesis
Cardiac Disorders
Diabetes
Hyperemesis
Multiple Gestation
Non-Stress Test
PIH/HELLP
Placenta Previa/Abruptio
Post- Trauma
Pre-Term Labor/Premature Rupture of Membranes
Substance Abuse
FHM Interpretaton and Management
Fetal Assessment
Labor Assessment
Assist with Ultrasound
MEDICATIONS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Antibiotics/Antivirals
Antihypertensives
Antiseizure
Cervical Ripening Agents
Immunizations – Mother
Insulin
Magnesium Sulfate
Methergine
Opioids and Reversal Agents
Pitocin
Terbutaline
IV THERAPY

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Starting Ivs
IV Management
Blood Product Administration
NEWBORN CARE

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Newborn Assessment
Ballard Scale/Dubowitz
Car Seat Education
Circumcision Care/Teach to Parents
Cord Care/Teach to Parents
Immunizations – Infant
Infant Caretaking Skills
Infant Identification and Security
Metabolic Screen
Phototherapy
Thermoregulation
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
Experience in a ‘Baby Friendly’ Facility
Fall Risk Assessment/Prevention
Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment/Prevention
Restraints/Use of Least Restrictive Device
Parent/Family Teaching
Age Specific/Population-Based Care
Isolation Precautions
Infection Prevention
Pain Assessment & Management – Adult
Pain Assessment & Management – Neonate
Charge Experience
Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
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)
EMR

No Experience Need Traning Able to perform with Supervision Able to perform Independently
Epic
Cerner
Eclipsys
McKesson
Meditech
Other Computerized System
Computerized Physician Order Entry
Bar Coding for Medication Administration
EMR Conversion
CERTIFICATIONS

  Expiry Date :
BLS
NRP
AWHONN FHM – Intermediate
AWHONN FHM – Advanced
Lactation Consultant – IBCLC
S.T.A.B.L.E
Other: Specify
Other: Specify
FHM – Other Specify

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.