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Beyond the Bathtub (Bathing Alternatives)

Course Syllabus

In this course, caregivers will get an overview of the dangers of immobility and learn how to improve their bedbound clients' quality of life. Includes information on pressure sores, positioning, nutrition, hydration, ROM exercises and more!


Give at least two reasons a client may become bedbound.
List at least four possible complications of immobility.
Describe pressure injuries and contractures and how to prevent them.
List two important reasons for keeping skin clean, dry, and moisturized.
Discuss the benefits of exercise and massage for clients who are bedbound.

Audio: No
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

Course Additional Information

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    Course Code: ITK1040237

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481087; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036