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Intensive Skills Workshop

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Guiding Lights is happy to announce a new program for professional caregivers. The GL Intensive Skills Class is designed for those who need to sharpen clinical skills related to NA1 Competency testing or merely to update skills which have not been used consistently. Classes will be held at the Guiding Lights center location from 9:00a-3:30p (30 min lunch break) and the cost per individual is $100.00. For more information, please contact: Julie Falconer julie@guidinglightsnc.org.

Examples of skills to be covered are:

  • Hand Washing
  • Applying Knee-High Elastic Stocking
  • Proper Use of Gait Belt
  • Use of Bedpan
  • Cleaning and Storing Dentures
  • Counting and Rrecording Radial Pulse
  • Counting and Recording Respirations
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Dressing Client With Affected Arm
  • Feeding a Client
  • Giving a Modified Bed Bath
  • Making an Occupied Bed
  • Measuring and Recording Blood Pressure
  • Measuring and Recording Urinary Output
  • Measuring and Recording Weight of Ambulatory Client
  • Performing Passive Range of Motion for Knee and Ankle
  • Performing Passive Range of Motion for Shoulder
  • Positioning Client on Side
  • Providing Catheter Care
  • Providing Fingernail Care
  • Providing Foot Care
  • Providing Mouth Care
  • Providing Perineal Care for Female Client
  • Transfering Client From Bed to Wheelchair