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Cath Lab RN

Cath Lab RN

  • Self-Assessment Rating Scale:

    No Experience
    Theory or observation only during the past 12 months

    Limited Experience
    Performed less than 12 times within the past 12 months and may need a review

    Experienced
    Performed at least once per month within the past 12 months and may need minimal assistance

    Highly Skilled
    Performed on at least a weekly basis over the past 12 months; proficient
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Universal Precautions
    Care of Patient in Isolation
    Care of Patient with Bleeding Precautions
    Care of Patient with Neutropenic Precautions
    Care of Patient in Restraints
    Cardiac Monitoring - Basic
    Cardiac Monitoring - Advanced
    Interpretation of Arrhythmias
    Emergency Medications (ACLS)
    Pediatric Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest
    Adult Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest
    End of Life Care
    Crash Carts
    Defibrillators
    Automated Medication Dispensing Systems
    Computerized Documentation
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Abnormal Heart Sounds
    Murmurs
    Peripheral Pulse/Circulation Checks
    Use of Doppler
    Blood Pressure - Invasive
    Blood Pressure – Non-Invasive
    Evaluate Chest Pain
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Basic 12 Lead EKG Interpretation
    Arrhythmia Interpretation
    Lead Placement: 5 Electrodes
    Lead Placement: I,II,V-leads
    Lead Placement: Lead II and MCL
    Set up and Perform 12 Lead EKG
    Rhythm Strip Interpretation
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Biopsy
    Handoff Reports
    Left Heart Caths
    Right Heart Caths
    Coronary Intervention
    Hematoma Recognition & Mgt
    Coronary Atherectomy
    IVUS
    Intra Aortic Balloon Pump
    EP Study
    Ablation
    Rotablator
    FFR
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Cardiac Enzymes
    GFR Bun Creatinine
    Coagulation Studies
    Chemistries
    Other - Rate
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Assist with Care and Maintenance of: Central Line
    Assist with Care and Maintenance of: Arterial Line
    Assist with Care and Maintenance of: Swan-Ganz Catheter
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Assess Lung Sounds
    Pulse Oximetry
    Set UP Oxygen Delivery Devices
    Obtain and Interpret ABG’s
    Obtain and Interpret Mixed Venous Gases
    Assist with Intubation
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Neuro Assessment
    Assess Sensory, Motor, Speech Function
    Glasgow Coma Scale
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Contrast Media
    Sedation Meds
    Reversal Meds
    Anticoagulation
    Thrombolytics
    Lopressor (Metoprolol)
    Dilatiazem HCL (Cardizem)
    Verapamil (Calan)
    Nitrostat (Nitroglycerin)
    Adenocard (Adenosine)
    Amiodarone (Cardarone)
    Corvert (Ibutilide)
    Lidocaine
    Pronestyl
    Atropine
    Sodium Nitroprusside (Nipride)
    Inocor (Amrinone)
    Milrinone (Primacor)
    Adrenalin (Epinephrine)
    Dobutrex (Dobutamine)
    Dopamine Hydrochloride
    Sodium Bicarbonate
    Furosemide (Lasix)
    Insulin
    IV Antibiotics
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Assist with Removal of: Femoral Arterial Sheath
    Assist with Removal of: Femoral Venous Sheath
    Assist with Removal of: Brachial Arterial Sheath
    Assist with Removal of: Radial Arterial Sheath
    Assist with Removal of: Manual Pressure Hold
    Assist with Removal of: Hematoma Recognition/Mgmt
    Assist with Removal of: Closure Devices
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Peds
    Adults
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    Application of Sterile Pressure Dressing
    Allen Test
    Radiation Safety
    Maintain Sheaths in Place
    Skin Prep and Clipping
    Aseptic Technique
    Knowledge of Pediatric Cardiac Anomalies
    Identify Sudden Change in LOC
    Post Procedure/Recorvery
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    Cardiac Catheterization – Adult (R/L)
    Cardiac Catheterization – Peds (R/L)
    Permanent Pacemaker
    Temporary Epicardial/Transthoratic Pacing
    Temporary External Pacing
    Temporary Transvenous Pacing
    Peripheral
    Cardiac Interventional Procedures
    EP Studies
    EP Ablations
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Emergency Cardioversion
    Anaphylaxis (Contras Media)
    Vasovagal Response
    Sepsis/Septic Shock
    Cardiac Tamponade
    Cardiogenic Shock
    Emobolism
    Myocardial Infarction
    TIA
    Aortic Dissection
    Cardiac/Respiratory
    Emergency Defibrillation
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Cardiac Cath – Adult (R/L)
    Cardiac Cath – Peds (R/L)
    Permanent Pacemaker
    Temporary Pacing
    AICD Pacemakers / Biventricular Pacer
    Angioplasty/PCI
    Arrhythmia Ablation
    Thromolysis
    AngioJey
    Rotational Coronary Atherectomy
    Pericardiocentesis
    Cardiac Biopsy
    Pericardiocentesis
    Chest Tube Placement
    Valvuplasty
    IABP
    TEE
    EP Studies
    CAVH
    Controlled Cardioversion
    Closure of ASD
    Closure of VSD
    Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale
    Tilt Table Testing
    Brachytherapy
    Intravascular Ultrasound
  • No ExperienceLimited ExperienceExperiencedHighly Skilled
    Cardiac Cath – Adult (R/L)
    Cardiac Cath – Peds (R/L)
    Permanent Pacemaker
    Temporary Pacing
    AICD Pacemakers / Biventricular Pacer
    Shunt Detection and Calculation
    Angioplasty/PCI
    Left Ventricular Assist Device
    Right Ventricular Assist Device
    Ablation
    AngioJet
    Rotational Coronary Atherectomy
    Pericardiocentesis
    Angiography
    Cardiac Biopsy
    Pericardiocentesis
    Chest Tube Placement
    Valvuplasty
    IABP
    TEE
    EP Studies
    CAVH
    Controlled Cardioversion
    Closure of ASD
    Closure of VSD
    Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale
    Tilt Table Testing
    Brachytherapy
    Intravascular Ultrasound
    FFR
    Emergency Procedures