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CI: Ophthalmic Nursing CI-04: Scrub Assistant Role
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
  Demonstrate ability to perform scrub assistant role during ophthalmic surgery:          
  • know and adhere to policies and protocols for specific procedure
  • CI-04-02
  • know name and function of instruments
  • CI-04-03
  • set up and prepare instrument tray prior to procedure
  • CI-04-04
  • prepare the surgical site and drape the client
  • CI-04-05
  • hand instruments to surgeon in proper order and as requested
  • CI-04-06
  • administer balanced salt solution as ordered
  • CI-04-07
  • administer eye drops as ordered
  • CI-04-08
  • dress the surgical site using eye patch
  • CI-04-09
  • conduct surgical count prior to and following procedure.
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