Ultrasound-Vascular-Echo 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

Hospital Experience
Clinic Experience
Teaching/Educational Facility
Vital Signs
Care of patients in restraints
Use of transfer/lifting devices
Care of patients in isolation
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

Echo

3-D Echo
2-D
M-Mode
Pulsed Wave Doppler
Continuous Wave Doppler
Color Doppler
Pedoff probe in apical
Pedoff probe in suprasternal
Pedoff probe in parasternal right
4 chamber view
2 chamber view
Subcostal view
Suprasternal view
Pulmonary Veins
Hepatic Veins
Continuity Equation
PISA
Diastolic Dysfunction Study
Simpson's Rule
Cardiac Anatomy
LV Strain/LV Volume

Special Procedures

Treadmill Stress Echo
Pharmacological Stress Echo
Transesophageal Echo
Bubble Study
Contrast Study
Pediatric post-surgical scans ( Arterial switch, Blalock-Taussig)
Fontan, Glenn, Konno, Norwood, Rastelli Sano, Sennig)
Cardiac Anomalies - Aortic arch abnormailities, Coronary arter amonlies
Tetralogy of Fallot
Transposition of the Great Vessel

Other Testing:

Saline Infused Sonohysterography (SIS)
Amniocentesis
Holter Monitors
Carotid Ultrasound
Venous (arm/leg)
Arterial (arm/leg)
Hysterosonography
Biopsy
Transvaginal
Testicular
Gallbladder
Renal
Abdominal/Pelvis
Renal
OB/GYN exams
Drainage

General Ultrasound

Aorta
Appendix
Biliary Tract
Gall Bladder
Intra Operative Ultrasound
Liver
Lung Biopsy
Pancreas
Paracentesis,thoracentesis
Renal/Cyst Aspiration
Pelvic male
Ultrasound Guided Biopsy

Pelvic Female

Adnexa
Endometrial
Ovaries
Transvaginal
Uterus
Amniotic fluid (normal and abnormal)
Crown rump length
Fetal demise
Left Ventricular outflow tract
Right Ventricular outflow tract
Multiple pregnancy
Lower uterine segment
Nuchal Translucency
Placenta Previa
High Risk OB

Vascular

M-Mode
Color Flow
Real Time
Duplex
Flow Studies
Photoplethysmography
Strain Gauge and Pneumoplethysmography
Continuous Wave Doppler
Area of Percentage of Stenosis
Diameter for Percentage of Stenosis
Post Void Residual
Impedance Plethysmography (IPG), R/O DVT
Palmer Arch
Pulse Volume Recording
Segmental Pressures

Abdomen And Pelvis

Arterial - Aorta
Arterial/Venous - Superior Mesenteric
Arterial - Celiac

Arterial/venous - Hepatic

Arterial/Venous - Iliacs
Arterial/Venous Renal
Arterial/Venous - Splenic
Venous - Inferior Vena Cava
Venous - Portal

Arterial Peripheral Vasculature

Upper Extremity
Digital
Dialysis Graft
Lower Extremity
Digital
Graft Patency

Venous Peripheral Vasculature

Upper Extremity
Lower Extremity
Vein Mapping
Reflux Testing (valve competence)
Color Doppler imaging
Cardiac Vasculature
Stress/pressure Testing:
Segmental Pressures
Volume Pulse recording
Pulse Cuff recording
Digital pressure
Reactive Hyperemia/Post exercise
Neck Vasculature
Carotid Arteries
Vertebral Arteries
Subclavian Arteries

Equipment

GE
Hitachi
HP
Phillips
Picker
Siemens
Toshiba