Assist patient/client with use of bedpan or urinal.
DefinitionAssistance should include
- maintaining privacy
- using communication methods appropriate to the situation
- following standard precautions
- documenting each use.
Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing
- What is the need for privacy during use of the bedpan or urinal?
- What information needs to be communicated to the patient/client when using the bedpan or urinal?
- What information needs to be documented after bedpan or urinal use?