Perform oral hygiene.
DefinitionPerformance should include
- brushing teeth according to the Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook
- using mouthwash
- giving mouth care.
Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing
- What situations require you to perform oral hygiene?
- What are the steps in mouth care for the alert patient/client? For the unconscious patient/client?