# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354670

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Bathe patient/client as prescribed in care plan.

Definition

Bathing should include following facility guidelines for a complete shower, whirlpool bath, a partial shower, and a bed bath.

For students taking the nurse aide credential at the end of the course, follow the Virginia Board of Nursing regulations:

Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing
www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/leg/CNA_02272014.doc

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you distinguish the different types of baths, such as cleansing, bed bath, medicated, and therapeutic?
  • How would you administer a bed bath?
  • How would you assist a patient/client with a tub bath?
  • How would you assist a patient/client with a complete or partial shower?
  • How would you assist a patient/client with a sitz bath?
  • How would you assist a patient/client with a whirlpool bath?
  • Why is it important to follow the guidelines for bathing a patient/client?
  • What might be the consequences of not following the guidelines?

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