Unlicensed nursing personnel

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Unlicensed nursing personnel by Mind Map: Unlicensed nursing personnel

1. Certified nursing assistant:

1.1. Job responsibility in acute care

1.1.1. Tasks include: -Answering call signals from patients -Setting up rooms for new admissions -Keeping patient rooms neat, especially to ensure safety -Delivering messages, supplies, and equipment -Serving and assisting with meals -Assisting with daily personal care -Assisting with toileting -Making beds -Assisting with bathing and/or showering -Providing oral care -Assisting with skin care -Helping with shaving -Taking and reporting vital signs -Reporting any changes in the patient's condition -Helping patients transfer (from bed to chair, for example) and/or ambulate (walk)

1.2. Job responsibility in long-term care

1.2.1. Tasks include: -Emptying bedpans -Cleaning incontinent patients -Reporting significant changes, including changes in mental status or self-care capabilities

1.3. Job responsibility in residential care

1.3.1. Tasks include: -Assisting with medications -Assisting with taking clients shopping or on other outings -Providing assistance with transportation to medical appointments

1.4. Educational requirements:

1.4.1. -75 hours of training

1.4.2. -Passing of a competency evaluation that includes knowledge and skill tests.

2. Home health aide

2.1. Responsibilities and duties:

2.1.1. ❀Performing all tasks outlined for a certified or certificated nursing assistant

2.1.2. ❀Assisting with medications

2.1.3. ❀Assisting with personal care such as cooking meals; helping with eating, bathing, and dressing; light housekeeping; laundry; and changing bed linens

2.1.4. ❀Assisting with shopping and taking clients to medical appointments

2.1.5. ❀Helping the client to remain safe in his or her home

2.2. Educational requirements:

2.2.1. -75 hours of training.

3. Dialysis technician

3.1. Tasks include:

3.1.1. -Preparing the equipment

3.1.2. -Obtaining and recording patients' weight and vital signs before the procedure

3.1.3. -Administering local anesthetics and medications before, during, or after the procedure

3.1.4. -Beginning the procedure

3.1.5. -Monitoring the patient and machine during the procedure

3.1.6. -Observing the patient during the procedure for signs or symptoms of an adverse reaction

3.1.7. -Administering emergency care if there is an adverse reaction to any medication or to the procedure.

3.1.8. -Emergency care may include performance of basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation

3.1.9. -Cleaning the equipment after the procedure

3.1.10. -Training patients to perform their dialysis treatments at home

3.2. Educational requirements:

3.2.1. -16 to 18 weeks of training

4. Surgical technecian

4.1. Tasks include:

4.1.1. -Performing sterilization procedures to maintain the environment required for safe surgery

4.1.2. -Maintaining knowledge of what surgical tools are required during surgery

4.1.3. -Knowing the order in which surgical tools are required during surgery

4.1.4. -Setting up and testing non-sterile equipment

4.1.5. -Preparing patients' surgical sites by shaving, cleaning, and disinfecting

4.1.6. -Taking patients' vital signs

4.1.7. -Checking medical charts to provide information to the surgeon or surgical team

4.1.8. -Transporting patients to a recovery room

4.1.9. -Cleaning and restocking surgical suites after procedures

4.2. Educational requirements:

4.2.1. -9 to 24 months' training

4.2.2. -education in a accredited program

5. Patient care technician

5.1. Responsibilities and duties:

5.1.1. ❀Providing basic nursing care duties

5.1.2. ❀Taking and recording health information such as weight, height, and vital signs

5.1.3. ❀Performing electrocardiograms (ECGs)

5.1.4. ❀Inserting and removing urinary catheters

5.1.5. ❀Obtaining blood specimens

5.2. Educational requirements:

5.2.1. -40 hours of clinical experience

5.2.2. -program's completion.