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Practical Nursing


High School

Contest Description 

Competitors demonstrate their ability to perform procedures and skills consistent with practical nursing competencies as determined by State Boards of Nursing. Competitors are judged on their knowledge of medical terminology, body structure and function, nutrition, medications and nursing care. They must also demonstrate their abilities to perform job skills such as administration of oral, subcutaneous and nasogastric medications; physical assessment; insertion of a nasogastric tube; sterile dressing change and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. At each workstation, they are judged on accuracy of their skill, organization, communication and safety.

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