Monitoring the patient’s vital signs such as heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate.
Maintaining equipment used in medical gas applications, such as oxygen delivery systems, nitrous oxide delivery systems, inhalation anesthetics delivery systems, carbon dioxide delivery systems, and respiratory therapy equipment.
Preparing solutions that are used to infuse medications into patients by administering them directly into a vein or artery using an IV pump.
Maintaining inventory of medical gases and supplies in a hospital setting.
Recording information about the patient’s condition, treatments provided, and any complications that may have occurred during treatment.
Establishing lines for intravenous (IV) infusions by inserting needles into veins or arteries.
Following safety protocols for handling hazardous materials such as oxygen and nitrous oxide.
Operating an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine to monitor electrical activity of the heart over time.
Educating patients about their condition and treatment options