Direct Patient Care

Learning the skills you need to pass your state board.

You will perform 3 direct skills in front of two Registered Nurses who will evaluate you and score your ability to perform the skills. 

One of 12 skills set will be selected for you.  You won't know which skill set until the day of the exam so you have to know them all  

   Skills Set 1 

  • Measure and Record a Residents Respirations
  • Performing Range of Motions to a resident's hip and ankle
  • Dress a resident with a weak arm 
             

  

   Skills Set 2

  • Feeding a Resident in a Chair
  • Performing Range of Motion Exercise to a patient's elbow and wrist
  •  Assisting a Resident to Use a Bedpan 

   Skill Set 3

  • Measure and Record Pulse 
  • Change Position to Supported Side Lying
  • Porivde Foot Care 

   Skill Set 4

  • Measure And Record Pulse 
  • Perfrom Passive Range of Motion to Elbow and Wrist 
  • Provide a Partial Bed Bath to a Resident in a Bed  

   Skill Set 5

  • Measure and Record Urinary Drainage Bag
  • Transfer Resident from Bed to Wheel Chair 
  • Provide Hand and Nail Care 

   Skill Set 6 

  • Measure and Record Pulse
  • Perform Range of Motion to the shoulder
  • Provide Perineal Care to an Incontinent Patient.  

   Skill Set 7 

  • Feeding a Resident who is in a Chair
  • Providing Hand and Nail Care
  • Ambulating a Resident Using a Gait Belt 

   Skill Set 8  

  • Measure and Record Respirations
  • Make an Occupied Bed 
  • Change Position to Supported Side-Lying  

   Skill Set 9 

  • Measure and Record Respirations
  • Make an Occupied Bed
  • Change Positon to Supported Side-Lying 

   Skill Set 10 

  • Provide Mouth Care to a Resident who has Dentures
  • Measure and Record Respiration
  • Transfer Resident from Bed to Wheelchair 

   Skill Set 11 

  • Provide Mouth Care to a Resident who has Teeth 
  • Measure and Record Resiprations
  • Change Position to Supported Side- Lying

   Skill Set 12 

  • Perform Passive Range of Motion to the Shoulder
  • Provide Cathercare to a Resident with an Indwelling Catheter
  • Measure and Record the Contents of a Urinary Drainage Bage