Obtains patient histories
Performs physical assessments pertinent to patients’ chief complaint.
Evaluates assessment data and established diagnoses.
Prioritizes patient care situations, which require immediate and non-immediate actions and responds accordingly.
Orders and evaluates appropriate diagnostic studies.
Performs and monitors therapeutic procedures.
Assesses and/or manages follow-up plans.
Records and documents assessment data, interventions, results, and patient outcomes.
Educates patients and/or their families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.
Documents discharge teaching and patient instructions for follow-up.