# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354674

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist patient/client with use of bedpan or urinal.


Assistance should include
  • maintaining privacy
  • using communication methods appropriate to the situation
  • following standard precautions
  • documenting each use.
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 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?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Nursing Assisting


Personal Care