PICU Skillsheet

Care: Rheumatic Fever
Care: Shock
Care: Pacemaker
Care: Cardioversion
Care: Defibrillation
Care: Heart Transplant
Care: Tetralogy of Fallot
Hemoglobin and Hematocrit
Assessment: Pain
Equip: Swan Ganz
Basic Cardiac Patient
Equip: UAC/UVC Specimens
Equip: A-Line
Advanced Cardiac Patient
Care: Bacterial Endocartis
Care: Cardiac Arrest
Care: Cardiomyopathy
Care: Congenital Heart Defects/Disease
Care: Congestive Heart Failure
Care: Myocarditis
Care: Post Cardiac Cath
Chest Tube Placement
Hemodyna Monitoring/Non-Invasive
Assess: Heart Sounds
Interpretation of Lab Results
Hemodynamic Monitoring-Invasive
Cardiac Monitoring
Chest Tube Management
Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)
Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
Interpretation of Lab Results
Blood Glucose
Thyroid Studies
Care: Adrenal Disorders
Care: Cushings Syndrome
Care: Juvenile Diabetes
Care: Pituitary Disorders
Care: Thyroid Disorders
Care: Diabetic Acidosis
Growth Hormone
Bowel Sounds
Nutritional Support
Interpret Lab Results - Serum Electrolytes
Equip.: Feedings
Equip.: Bottle
Equip.: Breast
Equip.: Central Hyperalimentation
Equip.: Gavage
Equip.: Peripheral Hyperalimentation
Equip.: Gastrostomy/Button
Equip.: I-Tubes
Equip.: Jejunal Feeding
Equip.: NG and Sump Tubes to Suction
Equip.: Penrose Drains
Equip.: Placement of Naso/Orogastric Tube
Care: Anal Fissure
Care: Cleft Lip/Palate
Care: Colostomy/Ostomy
Care: Diaphragmatic Hernia
Care: Failure to Thrive
Care: Gestroenteritis/Dehydration
Care: GI Bleeding
Care: Ileostomy
Care: Intestinal Parasites
Care: Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)
Care: Pyloric Stenosis
Care: Ulcerative Colitis
Enteral Feeding
Urodynamic Monitoring
Assessment - Fluid Balance
Interpretation of Lab Results
BUN and Creatinine
Equip.: Assist with Suprapubic Tap
Equip.: Catheter Insertion
Equip.: Catheter Care
Equip.: Collection of Urine Specimen
Care: Circumcision
Care: Glomerulamephritis
Care: Hemodialysis
Care: Hemolytic Uremic Syndrom (HUS)
Care: Hypospadias
Care: Ileal Conduit Ureteral
Care: Infantile Polycystic Disease
Care: Renal Transplant
Care: Nephrotic Syndrome
Care: Peritoneal Dialysis
Care: Renal Failure
Care: Urinary Tract Infection
Care: Wilms Tumor
Care: Reconstructive Surgery
Care of Renal Patient Receiving Dialysis (PD)
Care: Immunocompromised Patient
Care: Stem Cell Transplant Patient
Blood Products Administration and Exchange
Interpretation of Lab Results
Blood Chemistry
Blood Counts
Reverse Isolation
Care: AIDS
Care: Anemia
Care: Bone Marrow Transplant
Care: Commuicable Diseases
Care: Cytomegalo Virus (CMV)
Care: Depressed Immune System
Care: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Care: Hemophilia
Care: Hepatitis
Care: Hodgkin Disease
Care: Infectious Mononucleosis
Care: Kawasaki Disease
Care: Leukemia
Care: Lyme Disease
Care: Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Care: Sickle Cell Anemia
Care: Spleen Trauma/Splenectomy
Care: Solid Tumors
Care: Chemotherapy
Care: Ostogenic Sarcoma
Maintaining IV Catheter Patency
Sedation Level II
Blood Sampling from Central Venous Catheter
Emergency Drug Administration
Removal: of a Non-Tunneled Catheter
Repair: Tunneled Cathether
Care: Central Line/Catheter/Dressing
Venous Port Management
Care: Groshong/Hickman
Removal: PICC/Midline
Assess/Care: Portacath
Care: Quinton
Care: Cutdown Line/Dressing
Care: Peripheral Line/Dressing
PIV Management
Intraosseous Needle Placement and Infusion
Percutaneous Intravenous Catheterization
Peripheral Arterial Lines
Infusion Pumps/Alaris
Blood Sampling from CVC
Blood Draw from Peripheral Arterial Line
Vasoactive Drips
Calculation of Pediatric Doses
Eye/Ear Installations
Knowledge of Emergency Drugs
Knowledge of routine Pediatric Drugs
Metered Dose Inhaler
Assessment - Level of Consciousness
Equipment and Procedures
Provide: Developmentally Specific Care
Assist with Lumbar Puncture
ICP Monitoring
Care: Battered Child Syndrome
Care: Closed Head Trauma
Care: Clubfoot
Care: Encephalitis
Identify/Care: Seizures/Epilepsy
Care: Meningitis
Care: Multiple Sclerosis
Care: Multiple Trauma
Care: Near Drowning
Care: Neuromuscular Disease
Care: Osteogenic Sarcoma
Care: Osteomyelitis
Care: Spinal Cord Injury
Meds: Clonopin (Clonazapam)
Care: Cystic Fibrosis
Meds: Dilantin (Phenytoin)
Meds: Phenobarbital
Meds: Tegretol (Carbamazepine)
Meds: Valium (Diazepam)
Eye-exam for Infants with Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Neurological Deficits/Neurosurgical
Pinned Fractures
Crutchfield Tongs
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Spinia Bifida
Assessment of Pain Level/Tolerance
Care: Epidural/Anesthesia
Care: IV Conscious Sedation
Care: Narcotic/Analgesia
Endotracheal Intubation
Rate and Work of Breathing
Airway Management Devices/Suction
Equip.: Nasal Airway/Sunctioning
Equip.: Oral Airway/Suctioning
Equip.: Tracheostomy/Suctioning
Equip.: Apnea Monitor
Equip.: Oxygen Administration
Equip.: Face Mask
Equip.: Isolette
Equip.: Trach Collar
Equip.: Ventilators/Mech Support
Child Care: Asthma
Child Care: Bronchiolitis (RSV)
Child Care: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
Child Care: Cystic Fibrosis
Child Care: Epiglottitis
Child Care: LTB/Croup
Child Care: Pertussis
Child Care: Pneumonia/ (VAP Bundles)
Rapid Sequence Induction Intubation
Needle Aspiration of Pneumothorax
Meds: Alupent (Meraproteranol)
Meds: Aminophylline (Theophylline)
Meds: Isuprel (Isoproterenol)
Meds: Ventolin (Albuterol)
Ventilator: Chemical Paralysis Procedures
Ventilator: Sedation
Assess: Lung Sounds
Respiratory Distress Utilizing Mechanical Support
Respiratory Compromise
Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (NCPAP)
Obtain: Arterial Blood Gases
Heart/Lung Transplant Recipient
Eye-exam for Infants with Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Renal Disease
Liver Disease/Biopsy
Left Assist Device
Liver and/or Intestinal Transplant Recipient
Kidney Transplant Recipient
Heart and/or Lung Transplant Recipient
Recovered Post Surgery Patient
Care of Trauma Patient
Electrosurgery Safety
Transport Care Requiring Advanced Services
Post-Surgical Care
Pre-OP/Pre-Procedural Anesthesia Care
Safe Patient Handling
Sedation: Nitrous Oxide
Sedation: Diprivan (Propofol)
Normal Growth and Development
Normal Labratory Values
Recognize Signs of Abuse or Neglect
Immunization Schedule
Fever Management
Care: Anorexia/Bulimia
Care: Craniofacial Reconstruction
Care: Depression
ENT Surgery
Eye Surgery
Ingestion of Foreign Body
Liver Transplant
Plastic Surgery
Suicidal Threats/Actions
Terminal Illness
Hemofiltration (CRRT, CVHD, CVVHD)
Have you ever work on a Rapid Response Team?
Have you ever work on a Code Team?
Are you ENPC certified?
Nurse to Nurse Handoff
Electrosurgical Cautery Units
Pediatric Transport Specialist
Skin Assessment
Surgical Wound Healing
Care of Child with Burns
Staged Decubitus Ulcers
Sterile Dressing Changes
Surgical Wounds with Drain(s)
Traumatic Wound Care
Wound Care/Irrigations



Preschooler (3-5 Years)

Toddler (1-3 Years)

School Age Children (5-12 Years)

Adolescents (12-18 Years)

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PICU (Years)

Pediatrics (Years)

Speak Fluent: Second Language

Newborn/Neonate (Birth-30 Days)

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Are you PEARS certified?

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Are you APHON certified?

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Are you BLS Certified?

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Are you PALS Certified?

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Are you Chemotherapy Certified?

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Are you Pediatric Certified?

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Do you have Charge Experience?

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