Nursing Services

Nursing Services

‚ÄčThe KAUST Health Nursing team works along side the physicians in coordinating care to improve and encourage patient well being. Evidence based practice central to delivery of our scope of services which is delivered in a dignified and confidential manner.

Consultation and Scope:

 

  • History taking and documenting nursing care plans
  • Decontamination, packaging, sterilization and distribution of sterile supplies
  • Administering medication IV insertion & monitoring
  • Care of patient on cardiac monitor
  • Patient and family education
  • Prenatal care
  • Specimen collection
  • Care of patient with blood transfusion
  • Wound care and dressings
  • Suture removal
  • Assisting with minor procedures
  • Assessment and care of isolation cases
  • Care of patient on portable ventilator
  • Assessment of vulnerability
  • Oxygen and Entonox administration
  • Phlebotomy and cannulation
  • Lung function testing
  • Providing pre-hospital care



Emergency Patients:

 

  • Transferring patient between Outpatient Departments (OPD) and Emergency Department (ER).
  • Assisting with emergency procedure
  • Physical assessment discharging patients from Emergency Department‚Äč (ER).
  • Care of patients during ambulance transfer
  • Specimen collection