Nurse Assisting

Health Sciences

Cluster:

State Qualifying Event: 

Required

Participation: 

Individual

Level:  

National Competition

Competition Type: 

Skilled and Technical

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 demonstrate knowledge and abilities in CPR and the measurement of vital signs. Competitors are judged on knowledge of basic anatomy, communications skills, legal/ethical issues and employment skills.

Nurse Assisting

The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.