Skills Assessment for Hca

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HCA – List of Skills (from skills checklists within modules) HCAP 101:
1. Environmental Safety (Module):
* Hand washing
* Hand Hygiene using waterless hand sanitizer
* Putting on & Removing a disposable mask
* Putting on & Removing Non-Sterile disposable gloves * Gowning & Removing a Gown

2. Self-Care and Safety (Module):
* Body Mechanics when lifting an item

3. Client Grooming & Personal Hygiene (Module):
* Assisting the client with an affected limb to dress
* Giving a back rub
* Oral care for conscious & unconscious clients
* Denture care
* Hair care
* Toenail care
* Shaving a client
* Perineal care
* Changing an Incontinence Brief
* Applying Compression Stockings

4. Bathing the Client (Module):
* Assisting a client with a Tub Bath or Shower
* Assisting a client with a Bed Bath
* Assisting with Bathing a client

5. Assist with Elimination (Module):
* Assisting the client to use a Commode
* Assisting the client to use a Bedpan
* Assisting the client to use a Urinal

6. Assist with Client Mobility (Module):
* Observe Clients for changes that impact Mobility
* Apply a Transfer belt
* Assist a client in Ambulating with a Cane
* Assisting a client in Ambulating with a Walker
* Assisting a client in Ambulating with Crutches
* Transporting a client in a Wheelchair

7. Positioning, Transfers and Lifts (Module):
* Observe client for changes that impact Transfers and Lifts * Proper Body Mechanics during a client Transfer or Lift
* One and Two Person Transfer to a Wheelchair
* Mechanical Lifts
* Transfer from Bed to Wheelchair using a Transfer Board
* Transfer from Bed to Stretcher using a Slider Board (Three caregivers) * Moving a client in Bed
* Positioning the client in Bed
* Positioning the client in a Chair or Wheelchair

8. Bed-Making (Module):
* Making an...
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