Provide skin care.
DefinitionProvision includes monitoring skin breakdown and should also include
- measures for maintaining skin integrity
- explanation of measures to prevent skin breakdown
- identification of stages of skin breakdown
- explanation of treatment of skin breakdown.
Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing
- What methods would you use to inspect a patient’s/client’s skin?
- What mechanical aids are used to prevent skin breakdown? How are they used?
- What conditions require reporting a developing skin breakdown?