# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 1596691735

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Maintain skin integrity.

Definition

Maintenance should include
  • repositioning
  • using creams
  • applying a moisture barrier
  • using devices to prevent skin breakdown (e.g., air mattresses, draw sheets)
  • identifying and reporting changes in skin integrity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the four bony prominences over which pressure ulcers can form?
  • What type of force is injuring your patient's skin integrity when he/she slides down in bed?
  • If you notice a quarter size reddened area on a patient's ankle when helping to admit him/her to the unit, what should you do?

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