Nursing duties



  • Review of the reports provided by the family and/or issued by referral hospitals to nursing care.
  • Collection of data on family history and personal interest, as well as a history of the current disease by means of an interview.
  • Nursing protocol Implementation upon admission: Monitoring vital signs, ECG, general assessment, state of skin and mucous membranes, allergies, diet, etc.
  • Assessment of the capacity for self-care
  • Evaluation of the instrumental activities of daily living


  • Performance of various functions, regardless of whether the treatment is conducted in hospital or in outpatients:
  1. Daily administration and preparation of prescribed pharmacological treatment
  2. Carrying out of daily healing and the application of topical treatments
  3. Assessment of the capacity for self-care
  4. Evaluation of the instrumental activities of daily living
  5. Set postural changes in bedridden patients to prevent bedsores and or perform treatment for same, and explain the benefit of using anti-bedsore mattresses.
  6. Daily review of the state of the skin and mucous membranes
  7. Performance of clinical analysis
  8. Choose the type of diet with the Speech Therapy Department
  9. Bladder/bowel control education.
  10. Maintenance and monitoring of changes to tubes, cannulas and catheters.
  11. Monitoring of vital signs, blood glucose, Sintrom controls.
  12. Aspirating secretions and the performing of postural drainage


  • Completion of the nursing report upon discharge with the self-care indications, pharmacological diet and treatment to administer.
  • Health education to the patient and family: Tube care, injectable medications (insulins, heparins, etc.), patient toilet assistance and skin care