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CI: Ophthalmic Nursing CI-06: Circulating Role
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
  Demonstrate ability to assist with the circulating role during ophthalmic procedures:          
  • locate, collect, prepare, and provide instruments and supplies prior to and during procedure
  • CI-06-02
  • review chart for client information and consent
  • CI-06-03
  • position client as appropriate
  • CI-06-04
  • assist with draping and monitoring of client
  • CI-06-05
  • provide assistance to anaesthetist as required
  • CI-06-06
  • prepare medications for physician as required
  • CI-06-07
  • change basic salt solution (BSS) bags as necessary
  • CI-06-08
  • conduct surgical counts as required
  • CI-06-09
  • chart the procedure and client response using appropriate forms
  • CI-06-10
  • collect, label, and disperse specimens
  • CI-06-11
  • assist with dressing the eye and preparing client to leave theatre
  • CI-06-12
  • reinforce discharge teaching and protocols
  • CI-06-13
  • ensure prescriptions are provided to client.
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