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Podiatry Clinical Training Checklist

Name: ___________________________ ID: _________ Clinic: ______________ Start Date: ________ Due Date: ________

Area of Orientation

Discussed/
Observed
(D/O)
Preceptor’s
Initials
Date
Completed
Employee is able to gather data relevant to the following:
Signs & Symptoms of:
ξ Compartment syndrome (edema)
ξ DVT (pain, redness, swelling, edema)
ξ Wound infection (redness, induration, swelling, fever, drainage)
ξ Delayed nonunion (motion at the fracture)
ξ Strains, sprains, fractures, dislocations and subluxations
ξ Osteomyelitis (swelling, fever, redness, weakness, fatigue)
Types of Pain: Superficial, Referred, and Phantom (with expressions of pain)
History of Pain intensity (0-10 scale), onset, duration, medications, etc.
Is able to understand use terminology in musculoskeletal assessment:
ξ Abduction: toward midline
ξ Atrophy: wasting away
ξ Causalgia: burning
ξ Circumduction: moving 360 θ
ξ Contracture: absence of motion in joints
ξ Dorsiflexion: moving up
ξ Eversion: sole of foot facing away from the opposite foot
ξ Flexion: increase of the angle
ξ Subluxation: trauma to joint structure
Provides URGENT Patient Care – Employee is able to:
ξ Initiates Defibrillation (if indicated) & appropriately cares for cardiac
patient

ξ Initiate all Emergency Protocols appropriately (see Emergency
Procedures Manual)


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Area of Orientation

Discussed/
Observed
(D/O)
Preceptor’s
Initials
Date
Completed
Employee is able to appropriately care for a patient with the following:
ξ Post op complications
ξ Wound care
ξ Pre op teaching related to specific surgery
ξ Ace wrap
ξ Air splints
ξ Crutches
ξ Buddy Splinting
ξ Orthotics
Sterilization of Instruments/Autoclaving
ξ Assures instrument cleaning and autoclaving is properly completed
ξ Assures proper wrapping and marking of packs
Diagnostic/therapeutic tests- Demonstrate competence to assist/set-up/patient
care/follow-up:

ξ Radiograph, CT, MRI, Ultrasound
Consults/referrals to other departments (nutrition) or specialists.
ξ Physical Therapy, Return to work, Pain Clinic
ξ (NPS) National Pedorthic Services
ξ Oncology, Radiotherapy and Plastics Clinics
Demonstrate competence in counseling and provide appropriate resources
ξ Exercise prescription – referral to Exercise Physiologist
ξ Be able to speak with drug representatives
Equipment/ Supplies
ξ Assure all equipment/supplies are available based on patient needs
ξ Assure all equipment functions before use
ξ Assure all emergency equipment/supplies are current and available at all
times


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Area of Orientation

Discussed/
Observed
(D/O)
Preceptor’s
Initials
Date
Completed
Surgery
ξ Scheduling and Pre-authorizations
ξ Different Surgery Packets, Patient education on surgery
ξ Information required for the Surgery Packets
Procedures- Demonstrate competence to assist/set-up/patient care/follow-up:
ξ Pin removal
ξ Nail care
ξ Staple, removal, suture removal
ξ Incision and drainage, dressing changes
ξ Making molds for orthotics
ξ Complete paperwork for biopsy & enters order into computer
ξ Proper and complete labeling of specimens and paperwork (in needed)
Administration of Medications – has general understanding of drug
compatibility’s, side effects, and mechanism of action:

ξ Analgesics, Antibiotics, Anti-pyretics, Anti-rejection,
Immunosuppressants, Nonsteroidals

ξ Properly documents administered medications
ξ Properly disposes of expired, unused or discarded or refused medications
Able to gather data on patient ’s perception of problem
Able to elicit patient’s expectations in medical care
Able to determine patient’s knowledge level/deficit, ability to understand
Able to identify cultural practices related to care
Able to elicit information regarding relationships with significant others