This caregiver course outlines the procedures for providing excellent perineal care for both males and females. Includes a review of the urinary system, the prevention of UTIs, and information about catheters and catheter care.
Describe the anatomy of the urinary system and identify key terms.
Identify three ways aging affects the urinary system.
Outline the procedure for providing excellent perineal care for both males and females.
Discuss urinary tract infections, how they occur and how you can help prevent them.
Discuss urinary catheters, reasons for cathing, types of catheters, and how to care for a client with a catheter.
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.