Interventional Radiology RN 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 AdultsMiddle Adult (19 years to 64 years)
Older Adults/Elderly (65+ years)

General Skills

Care of Patient in Restraints
Automated Med Dispensing Systems
Electronic Documentation
IV Pumps
Peripheral IV Insertion, Care and Maintenance
Access/Management of Implanted Ports
Access/Management of Central Lines (CVL, Hickman, Broviac, Groshong, etc.)
Cardiac Monitoring/Interpretation
PCA/Epidural pumps
Titration of drips
Administration of Blood/Blood Products
Administration of FFP, Cryo, Platelets
Pediatric/divided RBC Units
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

Medication Administration

Moderate/Conscious Sedation
Sedation Reversal Agents
Antibiotics IM/IV
Contrast Medium
Antiemetics
Narcotic Pain Medications

Pre-procedure

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

Hemodynamic/lab Interpretation

Art Line
Swan Ganz
Waveform Assessment
General labwork interpretation
ABG Interpretation
Coagulation Interpretation

Care And Maintenance Of

Arterial Line
Swan Ganz
Sheath/Removal of Sheath

Medications

Calculate mcg/min and mcg/kg/min
Diprovan (Propofol)
Esmolol (Brevibloc)
Digoxin (Lanoxin)
Nitroglycerin (SL,IV,IC)
Dopamine Hydrochloride
Integrilin (Eptifibatide)
TPA (Alteplase)/Strepotkinase
Antihistamines
Beta Blockers
Heparin
Pediatric Medication Doses

Cardiovascular

Hematoma Recognition/Management
Radial, brachial, femoral, pedal pulse checks
Assessment of heart sounds
Use of Doppler

Pulmonary

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

Neurological

Identify Sudden Change in LOC
Assess Sensory, Motor, Speech Function,Gag reflex
Glasgow Coma Scale

Procedures Diagnostic And Interventional

Panning Table
Moving Image Intensifier, Knowledge of views ( RAO,LAO, cranial, caudal)
Hickman CVL, Broviac, Groshong, Jugular CVL, Subclavian CVL
Hemodialysis Catheter, Femoral Line
Implantable Ports/Infusaport/Mediport
PICC
Declotting Central Venous Lines
Angiography
Cerebral/Spinal Angiogram
Ultrasound or CT guided Biopsy
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Vertebroplasty
Myelogram
Lumbar Puncture
Aortogram with Runoff
Peripheral Angioplasty/stenting
Greenfield Filter
Intravascular Ultrasound
TIPS
EVLT (Endovascular Laser Therapy)
Neuroradiology
Discogram
Vertebro/Kyphoplasty
AAA Endograft Repair

Care Of Patient During Emergency Procedures

Emergency Defibrillation/ Cardioversion
Anaphylaxis
Vasovagal Response
Pneumothorax
Cardiogenic Shock
Embolism
Cardiac/Respiratory arrest

Equipment/supplies

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