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Clinical Skills - Nursing Flashcards

The Level Up RN Clinical Nursing Skills Flashcards provide step-by-step instructions along with best practices for key skills tested on in nursing school and used by practicing nurses.. This one-of-a-kind resource supplements the skills portion of nursing school, and provides chronological instructions using the most current evidence-based practice. We take out all the fluff, so you can focus on the most important steps and best practices to safely perform skills and pass your skills check-offs.. Our flashcards cover 10 topic areas:

  • Infection Control
  • Basic Care & Comfort
  • Activity & Immobility
  • Skin Integrity
  • Nutrition & Metabolism
  • Urinary Elimination
  • Bowel Elimination
  • Oxygenation
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Medication Administration

What's included?

  • Ninety-four (94) 3” x 5” content flashcards. Each card is durable, with a glossy front and a matte back for easy note-taking.
  • Index of key topics
  • Section dividers
  • Level Up RN Learning System
  • Beautiful, durable storage box
  • Helpful, silly hints marked with a Cool Chicken icon

Edition 3 of Level Up RN's Clinical Skills Nursing Flashcards takes our proven flashcards and adds even more. Now in a durable box with room for your fingers, section dividers, and the Level Up RN Learning System, the most important information you need is easier to use than ever. The content has not changed in this edition.



  • Hand Hygiene (Soap and Water)
  • Donning and Doffing PPE
  • Sterile Field: Best Practices
  • Sterile Gloving
  • Preparing a Sterile Field
  • Adding Items to a Sterile Field: Best Practices


  • Vital Signs: Temperature (Oral, Temporal, Tympanic, Axillary, Rectal)
  • Vital Signs: Pulse (Radial, Apical)
  • Vital Signs: Respirations
  • Vital Signs: Blood Pressure
  • Vital Signs: Assessment of Orthostatics
  • Occupied Bed Making
  • Bed Bath
  • Oral Care and Denture Care


  • Safe Patient Movement: Best Practices
  • Controlled Patient Fall
  • Moving Patient Up in Bed
  • Lateral Transfer
  • Standing Transfer: Bed to Chair/Wheelchair


  • Sterile Wound Dressing Change
  • Wound Irrigation
  • Wound Culture
  • Removing Sutures/Staples
  • Emptying Closed Drain (JP Drain, Hemovac)
  • Site Care of Closed Drain (JP Drain, Hemovac)


  • Capillary Blood Glucose Sampling
  • NG Tube Insertion
  • NG Tube Care: Best Practices
  • NG Tube Removal
  • Enteral (Tube) Feedings: Best Practices
  • Enteral (Tube) Feedings: Closed System/Feeding Pump
  • Enteral (Tube) Feedings: Open System/Gravity Feed


  • Bladder Scanner
  • Midstream Clean Catch
  • External Catheters: Condom Cath
  • Straight Catheter Insertion (Female)
  • Straight Catheter Insertion (Male)
  • Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion (Female)
  • Indwelling Urinary Catheter Insertion (Male)
  • Collecting Sterile Urine Specimen from an Indwelling Catheter
  • Closed Continuous Catheter Irrigation
  • Indwelling Urinary Catheter Care: Best Practices
  • Indwelling Catheter Removal


  • Large Volume Cleansing Enema Administration
  • Fecal Occult Blood (FOB) Test
  • Emptying an Ostomy Bag
  • Changing an Ostomy Appliance


  • Incentive Spirometer: Patient Education
  • Respiratory Specimen Collection: Oropharyngeal, Nasopharyngeal, Sputum
  • Inserting Adjunct Airways: Oropharyngeal, Nasopharyngeal
  • Tracheal Suctioning
  • Tracheostomy Care: Cleaning Reusable Inner Cannula
  • Tracheostomy Care: Cleaning Tracheostomy Site
  • 12 Lead EKG: Electrode Placement (with illustration)
  • Defibrillation


  • IV Start
  • Peripheral IV Care: Best Practices
  • Primary Line: IV Fluids/Bolus
  • Peripheral IV Removal
  • PICC Line: Blood Draw
  • Central Line Dressing Change
  • Central Line Removal
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Blood Transfusion: Best Practices


  • Safe Medication Administration: Best Practices
  • Oral Route: Best Practices
  • Sublingual/Buccal Route: Best Practices
  • Optic Route
  • Otic Route
  • Nasal Route
  • Inhalation Route: Metered-Dose Inhaler (MDI), Dry-Powder Inhaler (DPI)
  • Transdermal Route
  • NG/PEG Tube Route
  • Glass Ampules and Multidose Vials
  • Mixing Insulin
  • Intradermal Injections
  • Subcutaneous Injections
  • Intramuscular Injections
  • Landmarking Sites for Intramuscular Injections (with illustration)
  • Needle Insertion Angles (with illustration)
  • IV Push with Continuous IV Running
  • IV Push through Saline Lock
  • IV Piggyback
For more detail, check out the searchable, interactive index of Clinical Nursing Skills Topics.

Which Nursing Exams Do These Flashcards Help With?

  • Skills check-offs
  • ATI and HESI exams
  • Nursing class exams

Who will level up their learning using These Flashcards?

  • Nursing Students
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
  • Registered Nurses (RNs)
  • Patient Care Assistants (PCAs)
  • Respiratory Therapist (RTs)
  • Lab Technicians
  • Pharmacy Technicians

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