Vision Screening

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Vision Screening CLINICAL GUIDELINES Vision screening may be performed by physicians, optometrists, ophthalmologist, nurses, and other professionals certified in vision screening in accordance with state laws. All children should receive…

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Warming Devices, Use of

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Warming Devices, Use of CLINICAL GUIDELINES Use of selected warming devices to maintain the child’s temperature may be implemented by the registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN). Use…

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Ventriculostomy Drain, Assisting in Placement and Care of

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Ventriculostomy Drain, Assisting in Placement and Care of CLINICAL GUIDELINES Placement and removal of an external ventriculostomy device (EVD) is an invasive procedure performed by a physician. The registered nurse…

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Seizure Precautions

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Seizure Precautions CLINICAL GUIDELINES A registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), or unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) may institute seizure precautions. An RN is responsible for closely monitoring the child’s…

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Wound Care

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Wound Care CLINICAL GUIDELINES A healthcare prescriber orders wound care. Optimally, specific written directions are given for the type of cleansing solution, topical antimicrobial or antiseptic agent, dressing material, and…

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Vital Signs: Blood Pressure

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Vital Signs: Blood Pressure CLINICAL GUIDELINES A registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), or unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) may measure blood pressure (BP). When the BP is taken by…

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Range-of-Motion Exercises

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Range-of-Motion Exercises CLINICAL GUIDELINES A registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), physical therapist (PT), or physical therapy technician may complete range-of-motion (ROM) exercises. ROM exercises are used when all…

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Tracheostomy: Stoma Care and Management

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Tracheostomy: Stoma Care and Management CLINICAL GUIDELINES The registered nurse (RN), licensed practical nurse (LPN), respiratory therapist, family member or caregiver performs tracheostomy care, including suctioning, tie change, and stoma…

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