This inservice offers a reminder of how important elimination is to health and well-being. It provides information about common disorders of the bowel and the urinary system, urinary catheters, incontinence, and bladder and bowel retraining. It also discusses toileting immobile clients and clients with dementia. Gives general toileting tips as well as tips for keeping the bathroom safe.
Describe at least three measures to take to make the bathroom a safer place.
List the four qualities that must be observed and reported about urine.
Distinguish between normal and abnormal urine and feces and know when and why it is important to report.
Discuss the importance of good hygiene for both continent and incontinent clients.
Demonstrate professional attitude and maintain clients' dignity and independence while meeting elimination needs.
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.