Skills Performance Checklists for Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques

By

  • Anne Perry, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL
  • Patricia Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, MO
  • Wendy Ostendorf, RN, MS, EdD, CNE, Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania

Master the clinical skills and techniques you need to succeed as a nurse! Designed to accompany Potter and Perry's Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques, 8th Edition, these handy checklists help you perform each skill and procedure presented in the textbook. By following these step-by-step checklists, you will build skills and assess your proficiency quickly and easily.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08898-5
  • 5-Year Impact Factor:


Contents

1. Using Evidence in Practice

2. Admitting, Transfer, and Discharge

3. Communication

4. Documentation and Informatics

5. Vital Signs

6. Health Assessment

7. Medical Asepsis

8. Sterile Technique

9. Safe Patient Handling

10. Exercise & Ambulation

11. Orthopedic Measures

12. Support Surfaces

13. Safety and Quality Improvement

14. Disaster Preparedness

15. Pain Assessment and Basic Comfort Measures

16. Palliative Care

17. Personal Hygiene and Bedmaking

18. Pressure Ulcer Care

19. Eye and Ear Care

20. Safe Medication Preparation

21. Oral and Topical Medications

22. Parenteral Medications

23. Oxygen Therapy

24. Performing Chest Physiotherapy

25. Airway Management

26. Closed Chest Drainage Systems

27. Emergency Measure for Life Support

28. Intravenous and Vascular Access Therapy

29. Blood Transfusions

30. Oral Nutrition

31. Enteral Nutrition

32. Parenteral Nutrition

33. Urinary Elimination

34. Bowel Elimination and Gastric Intubation

35. Ostomy Care

36. Preoperative/Postoperative Care

37. Intraoperative Care

38. Wound Care

39. Dressings, Bandages, and Binders

40. Warm and Cold Therapy

41. Home Care Safety

42. Home Care Teaching

43. Specimen Collection

44. Diagnostic Procedures