Nev. Admin. Code § 632.746 - Instruction in basic nursing skills

Current through March 28, 2022

Units of instruction in basic nursing skills must include instruction in the classroom and clinical practice in:

1. Assisting in the care of the patient when death is imminent.
2. Taking and recording vital signs.
3. Measuring and recording height and weight.
4. Caring for the environment of the patient.
5. Measuring and recording the intake and output of fluids and food.
6. Observing, reporting and recording changes in condition, abnormal signs and symptoms.
7. Procedures for noninvasive elimination, including:
(a) The care of the external part of the catheter;
(b) Emptying the drainage bag for the catheter;
(c) Perineal care of the bladder and the bowel;
(d) Cleansing enema; and
(e) The external care of an established colostomy.
8. The collection of specimens (stool and urine).
9. The application of unsterile warm and cold.
10. Reporting and recording incidents.
11. Reporting and recording patient care provided.


Nev. Admin. Code § 632.746
Added to NAC by Bd. of Nursing, eff. 3-26-90; A 7-16-92; R081-06, 6-28-2006

NRS 632.120, 632.2856

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