A lesson for caregivers on the basics of mouth care, including the importance and benefits of good oral hygiene. Includes tips for performing oral hygiene, dealing with dentures, and observing for oral and dental problems. Enhances any mouth care protocol at your workplace!
Discuss the importance of your clients having healthy mouths.
Describe a healthy mouth.
Name at least three common mouth/tooth problems.
Describe the elements of mouth care.
Demonstrate proper mouth care in your daily work with clients.
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.