Collect and document venous blood specimen using appropriate techniques 1. Multi-draw method (vacutainer) 2. Winged-infusion method 3. Syringe method Methods may be used in conjunction with obtaining specimens for testing. C. Capillary puncture Collect and document capillary blood specimen using appropriate techniques 1. Finger stick 2. Heel stick Method may be used in conjunction with obtaining specimens for testing. D. Pulmonary function testing Measure and document lung function using appropriate equipment: 1. Spirometry 2. Inhalation challenge tests 3. Peak flow meter I.P.3 Perform patient screening using established protocols A. Using a provider approved step-by-step screening tool to question the patient and determine the next course of action (for example, appointment today, next available, report to hospital, call for emergency transport) B. Screen patient for visual acuity C. Screen patient for hearing acuity I.P.4. Verify the rules of medication administration: a. Right patient b. Right medication c. Right does d. Right route e. Right time f. Right documentation No suggestions needed.
October 2015 Page 9 of 29 I.P.5. Select proper sites for administering parenteral medications Using anatomical landmarks, locate sites on infants, children and adults for the following injections: 1. intradermal 2. subcutaneous 3. intramuscular (deltoid, vastus lateralis, ventrogluteal, and dorsal gluteal) I.P.6. Administer oral medications Administer and document oral medication using the appropriate technique: 1. Prepare and dispense solid and liquid medication 2. Simulated sublingual medication I.P.7. Administer parenteral (excluding IV) medications Administer and document the following: 1. intradermal injection 2. subcutaneous injection 3. intramuscular (deltoid, vastus lateralis, ventrogluteal, and dorsal gluteal) injections 4. Z-track injection 5. Immunizations 6. Ophthalmic, nasal, otic medications 7. Inhalation medications via nebulizer or metered dose inhaler 8. Simulated rectal medication I.P.8. Instruct and prepare a patient for a procedure or a treatment A. Scenario: prepare a "patient" for a minor office procedure, such as removal of a lesion on the back. Explain to the patient the type of procedure, time needed for the procedure, and so on. Document that the patient has been instructed. B. Prepare an information sheet for a procedure manual that would be given to a patient prior to leaving the office when a procedure has been scheduled. I.P.9. Assist provider with a patient exam A. Properly position patient in the following manners: a. Supine b. Recumbent and dorsal recumbent c. Lithotomy d. Prone e. Sims f. Fowler's and Semi-Fowler's g. Trendelenberg h. Knee-chest B. Setting up the room appropriately for an exam (for example, gynecological and so on)
October 2015 Page 10 of 29 I.P.10. Perform a quality control measure A. Calibrate and document appropriate equipment B. Measure and document the temperature of equipment C. Check expiration dates and storage instructions on all reagents and test kits D. Run appropriate quality control specimen on chemistry
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