Procedures are an important part of nursing and medicine. This is where we actually get put our skills to the test and perform important, relieving, and sometimes life-saving maneuvers!

Nursing procedures and skills pretty much encompass any time you place your hands on the patient and complete a task.

Common nursing procedures include:

  • IV insertion and removal
  • Blood draws
  • Foley Insertion and remova
  • NG insertion and removal
  • CPR & Defibrillation
  • Transcutaneous Pacing

There are also many procedures nurses assist with, including:

How to start an IV: Feat