The steps are listed in the correct order below. These are printable flashcards to help you memorize and practice the techniques.
- remove client nail polish
- clean oximeter probe with alcohol swab
- clip or tape probe onto a client’s finger
- turn oximeter on
- take radial pulse (30 seconds if regular and one minute if irregular)
- ensure radial pulse is aligned with pulse displayed on the oximeter
- document or report findings