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:
- Rapid Sequence Intubation
- Chest tube insertion
- Central line insertions
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