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.

Paperback, 624 Pages

Published: March 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08898-5

  • 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

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