# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354672

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform oral hygiene.


Performance should include
  • flossing
  • brushing teeth according to the Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook
  • using mouthwash
  • giving mouth care.
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

Process/Skill Questions

  • 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?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

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Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


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Personal Care