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Licensed Practical Nurse

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Brown Medicine
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

3 skill sets | 25 total skills
Applies Effective Patient Care and Communication Principles to all Situations
Perform professional telephone and in-person screening
Prepare patient for and assist with procedures and minor office surgeries
Screen and follow-up test results
Serve as communication liaison between physician/RN/Patient
Familiar with and completes computerized charting for patients
Revise and update pain assessment patient care plans
Performs Clinical Functions (General)
Application of Heat and Cold
Aseptic Technique
Assist with medical examination
Body Systems Review (Head to Toe Data Collection)
Cast Care
Colostomy Care and Irrigation
Crutch Walking
Diabetic tests and preparation forms
Diabetic blood glucose testing
Dosage computation
Gather patient clinical information
Sterile Procedures and Processing
Performs Clinical Functions (Specific)
Specimen Collection: routine urine, clean catch, stool, culture, sputum
Infection Control: standard university precaution, reverse isolation, airborne precautions MRSA/VRE precautions, isolation procedure for specimen collection
Administration of Medications: Oral, IM SQ, Topical, IV
Recognizes and reports adverse drug reaction, body system changes, shock, pain
Evaluates effectiveness of medication intervention with RN/MD

Technical Instruction

Remedial Courses - 60 req. hrs
Math: Fundamentals
English: Critical Reading
Pre-requisite Courses - 90 req. hrs
English: Composition
Biology: Anatomy & Physiology
Psychology: General Psychology

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