Sheath pulling competency

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    The cath lab department I work in is re-vamping it's comptencies and I'm wondering if anyone has any competency checklists for sheath pulling that might help me.
    Thanks!
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    At my institution all that is required is that you are at least an LPN...at a facilitiy in a nearby city nurse techs pull them...Wow!
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    Nurse must see one pulled first, Then they will be walked thur to be able to pull sheath. Two Rn at all times. PTT less the <40 . IVFluids versed/ or morphine, 4x4 dressing tray, sand bag, suture removal tray, 10cc syringe to pull back from sheath. We do alot of heart caths, and super ablation.


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