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BA: Dialysis BA-02: Assessment and Care
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
  Demonstrate knowledge and assessment of the access for evidence of:          
  • flow
  • BA-02-02
  • presence of fistula, graft or central line
  • BA-02-03
  • presence of bruit
  • BA-02-04
  • clotting
  • BA-02-05
  • palpate for thrill
  • BA-02-06
  • aneurysm
  • BA-02-07
  • infection
  • BA-02-08
  • knowledge of clients medications – purpose, frequency, side effects, and correct infusion and administration procedures.
  •   Demonstrate ability to create an atmosphere that is conductive to patient comfort needs:          
  • observe and report client's physical and emotional condition and take appropriate action
  • BA-02-10
  • sensitive, diplomatic, and empathetic manner.
  • BA-02-11 Demonstrate ability to apply nursing process to the care of the dialysis client.
    BA-02-12 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to provide medications in the dialysis environment, as per agency policy.
    BA-02-13 Demonstrate ability to document nursing assessment, treatments, effects, and outcomes.
    BA-02-14 Demonstrate ability to provide health teaching to client and family throughout the process.
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