Direct Patient Care 

Learning the skills you need to pass your state board.  

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 

    Time limit: 33     Video / Evaluation Form

  

  You will perform 3 direct skills in front of two Registered Nurses.  Another student who is testing with you will play the role of "resident" 

Skills Set 2 

Feeding a Resident in a Chair

Performing Range of Motions exercise to a patients elbow and wrist 

Assisting a resident to use the Bedpan 

Time Limit: 35    Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skills Set 3 

Feeding a Resdient in a chair 

Performing Hand and Nail Care 

Assisting a Resident to Ambulate using a Gait Belt 

Time Limit: 35   Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skills Set 4 

Measure and record a resident's pulse 

Performing Range of Motion Exercises to a residents shoulder 

Performing Perineal Care for a resident 

Time Limit: 37  Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skills Set 5 

Measure and record a resident's pulse 

Performing Range of Motion Exercises to a resident's elbow and wrist 

Provide resident with a partial bedbath and backrub 

Time Limit: 37   Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skills Set 7 

Provide mouth care to a resident who has teeth 

Measure and record a resident's respirations 

Change a resident's position to supported side lying 

Time Limit: 39   Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skills Set 6

Measure and record a resident's pulse 

Change a resident's position to a supported side lying 

Provide Foot Care to a resident who is sitting in a chair

Time Limit: 37  Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skills Set 8 

Provide mouth care to a resdient who has dentures 

Measure and record a resident's respirtations 

Transfer resident from a bed to wheelchair

Time Limit: 39   Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skill Set 9

Measure and record a resident's respirations 

Change bed linens while a resident remains in bed 

Change a resident's position to supported side lying 

Time Limit 39   Video / Evaluation Form 

Skill Set 10

Perform range of motion exerises to a resident's shoulder 

Provide catheter care to a female resident with an indwelling catheter

Empty contents of resident's urinary drainage bag and record on an intake and output form 

Time Limit: 39   Video/ Evaluation Form 

Skill Set 11

Empty contents of a resident's urinary drainage bag and record on an input and output form 

Transfer resident from the bed to the wheelchair

Perform hand and nail care to a resident 

Time Limit: 41   Video/ Evaluation Form 

Lessons on each skill set will be added each week 

 One of the 11 skills sets will be selected for you when you register.*  

You won't know which one you will get so you will need to learn them all.