Skills Checklist - Hospice RN

  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Home Hospice
    Inpatient Hospice
    Pediatric Hospice
    Home Health/Hospice Setting
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Intake Assessment
    Assessment Interview
    Physical Exam
    Coping Status
    Environmental Status
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Set Goals with Patient/Family
    Collaborate with Other Team Members
    Collaborate with Other Team Members
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Urgent Assessment of Symptoms
    Reduce Symptoms to Level Acceptable to Patient
    Report Symptoms/Management to Provider
    Treat Underlying Cause
    Severity Scale
    Management of Nausea
    Management of Constipation
    Management of Fatigue
    Anorexia/Cachexia
    Restlessness
    Educate Family of Symptom Management
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Identify Source of Pain
    Pain Severity
    PAINAD Scale for Non-verbal Patient
    Reduce Pain to Level Acceptable to Patient
    WHO 3-Step Ladder
    Non-Pharmacological Management of Pain
    Pharmacological Management of Pain
    Effects of Pharmacological Treatment
    Nociceptive/Neuropathic/Mixed Pain
    Management of Nociceptive Pain
    Management of Neuropathic Pain
    Educate Family on Pain Management
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Positioning Techniques
    Bed/Support Surface Selection
    Pressure Ulcer Staging/Management
    Response to Treatment
    Evaluate Factors that Impede Healing
    Educate Family on Positioning/Shearing
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Developmentally Appropriate Assessment
    Parental/Sibling Support
    Pediatric Support Team Collaboration
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Equianalgesic Conversion Formula
    Titration of Opioids
    IV Pump Management
    Evaluate Effectiveness of Medications
    Family Management of Medications
    Disposal of Medications
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Family/Cultural Rituals/Rites
    Patient Care after Death
    Coordinate Mortuary Services
    Bereavement Services
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Scope and Frequency of Services
    Medicare/State Regulations for Hospice
    Document Progression of Decline
    DME Authorization & Documentation of Need/Order
    OASIS-C
  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Identify Source of Suffering
    Palliative Care Philosophy
    Patient/Family Directs Goals of Care
    Maximize Quality of Life
    Cultural Diversity
    National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
    Supervision of Ancillary Staff
    Fall Risk Assessment/Prevention
    Infection Prevention
    Isolation Precautions
    Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
    Electronic Documentation
    Automated Medication Dispensing Systems
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  • RarelySome ExperienceProficientTrainer / PreceptorN/A
    Newborn (birth - 30 days)
    Infant (30 days - 1 year)
    Toddler (1 - 3 years)
    Preschooler (3 - 5 years)
    School Age (5 - 12 years)
    Adolescents (12 - 18 years)
    Young Adults (18 - 39 years)
    Middle Adults (39-64 years)
    Older Adults (64+ years)
    If yes, enter languages above, separated by commas.
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