Helping Patients with Personal Hygiene
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This CNA inservice provides information on helping patients with personal hygiene.
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- Oral Hygiene
- Oral Hygiene for the Conscious Patient
- Oral Hygiene for the Unconscious Patient
- Cleaning Dentures
- Body Hygiene
- Bathing the Patient
- Perineal Care
- Washing the Hair, Shaving, and Caring for the Nails
- Helping the Patient with Elimination
- Identify the most important rule to follow when helping patients with personal hygiene.
- Identify the correction definition of oral hygiene.
- Identify one important safety precaution that must be observed when cleaning dentures.
- Identify what the letters NPO mean.
- Identify the correct frequency for providing oral care for the patient who is unconscious.
- Identify the proper temperature for bath water.
- Identify an important rule for shaving patients.
- Identify an important rule for cutting nails.
- Identify patients for which nail care may be especially hazardous.
- Identify two responsibilities of the CNA when helping the patient with elimination.