21 SKILLS (LONG Step-by-Step)

Table of Contents
1 Universal Competencies……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3
1.1 Universal Elements …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3
2 Critical Thinking Question……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4
3 Documentation…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
4 Handwashing…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4
5 Moving a client up in bed…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
6 Applying restraints ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4
7 Applying and removing personal protective equipment ……………………………………………………………………………. 5
8 Administering an Enema……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5
9 Performing Physical Assessment …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5
10 Positioning a Client …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5
11 Ambulating a client …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5
12 Applying bandages/binders………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5
13 Applying antiembolism stockings ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6
14 Intermittent and continuous tube feeding administration…………………………………………………………………………… 6
15 Nasogastric tube Insertion +/- suction……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 6
16 Sterile Wet to Moist Dressing Change …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 7
17 Foley Catheter Insertion………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 7
18 Medication Administration……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 7
19 Primary IV administration…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 7
20 Secondary IV administration………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8
21 IV flush with Saline …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8
22 Trach Suctioning………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8
23 Trach Care………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8