Cardiac Cath Lab/Cardiovascular Technologist Skills Checklist

Please rate your experience / frequency within the last year
0 = No Experience / Observed Only
1 = Limited Experience / Rarely Done (<6 times/year)
2 = May Need Some Review / Occasionally Done (1-2 times/month)
3 = Experienced / Frequently Done (daily or weekly)

Please rate your experience / frequency within the last year

0 = No Experience / Observed Only

1 = Limited Experience / Rarely Done (<6 times/year)

2 = May Need Some Review / Occasionally Done (1-2 times/month)

3 = Experienced / Frequently Done (daily or weekly)

Please rate your experience / frequency within the last year
0 = No Experience / Observed Only
1 = Limited Experience / Rarely Done (<6 times/year)
2 = May Need Some Review / Occasionally Done (1-2 times/month)
3 = Experienced / Frequently Done (daily or weekly)

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Age of Patients Cared For

Newborn/Neonate (birth to 30 days)
Infant (31 days to 12 months)
Toddler/Preschool (13 months to 5 years)
School Age Child/Adolescent (6 years to 18 years)
Young Adults/Middle Adult (19 years to 64 years)
Older Adults/Elderly (65+ years)

General Skills

Care of Patient in Restraints
Lifting/Transferring Devices
Automated Med Dispensing Systems
Electronic Documentation
IV Pumps
Knowledge of "Do Not Use Abbreviations"
Do you have charge/supervisor experience?
Knowledge of current Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
Knowledge/familiarity with HCAHPS scores

Pre-procedure

Allen Test
Doppler
EKG lead/pad placement
Blood Pressure Invasive and NonInvasive

Hemodynamic Monitoring

Hemodynamic monitoring of PAP,PCW,CVP,SVR,PVR
Hemodynamic monitoring of CO2, CO, CI
Monitoring/Recording cases
Waveform Assessment
Knowledge of arterial pressure monitoring and damped waveforms
Knowledge of ejection fraction calculation
Knowledge of pullback and gradient recognition

Cardiovascular

Hematoma Recognition/Management
Radial, brachial, femoral, pedal pulse checks
General labwork/cardiac enzyme interpretation
ABG Interpretation
Coagulation Interpretation

Pulmonary

Set up Oxygen Delivery Devices(Cannula, NRBM, Ambu)
Assist with Intubation
Suction equipment (oral,NP, In line)

Procedures Diagnostic And Interventional

Panning Table
Moving Image Intensifier, Knowledge of views( RAO, LAO, cranial, caudal)
Scrub Diagnostic Procedures
Scrub Interventional Procedures
Cardiac Catheterization - Adult (R/L)
Cardiac Catheterization - Pediatric (R/L)
Shunt Detection and Calculation
Angioplasty/PCI/Stent
Ventricular Assistive Devices
Coronary Atherectomy
Pericardiocentesis
Transluminal Extraction Catheter
PercuSurge Procedure
Thrombolysis/Thrombectomy
AngioJet
Cardiac Biopsy
Pericardial Tap
Valvuloplasty
Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) insertion and set up
Continuous Arteriovenous Hemofiltration (CAVH)
Cardioversion
Brachytherapy
FFR (radiwire)
IVUS/Volcano
Embolic Protection Devices

Pacemakers

Permanent Pacemaker/AICD
Temporary Epicardial/Transthoracic Pacing
Temporary External /transvenous pacing

Care Of Patient During Emergency Procedures

Emergency Defibrillation/ Cardioversion
IABP Insertion
Anaphylaxis
Vasovagal Response
Pneumothorax
Cardiogenic Shock
Embolism
Myocardial Infarction

Equipment / Supplies

ACT Machine
Hemochron
Power Injectors
Manual Pressure Hold
Femostop/ C-Clamp
VasoSeal, Angioseal, PerClose