Nurse Assisting

CLUSTER:

Health Sciences


STATE QUALIFYING EVENT:

Required


PARTICIPATION:

Individual


LEVEL:

National Contest


CONTEST TYPE:

Skilled and Technical

Nurse Assisting

Students demonstrate knowledge and skill in performing personal care, encouraging patient independence, assisting with ambulation and performing other routine tasks, including standard infection control procedures used in basic nurse assisting. Students will demonstrate knowledge and abilities in CPR and the measurement of vital signs. Competitors will also be judged on basic anatomy, communications skills, legal/ethical issues and employment skills.

The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.