# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 1596578532

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist the incontinent client/resident/patient, including brief applications.


Assistance should include
  • defining incontinence
  • knowing the causes of incontinence in the elderly
  • understanding the psychological, physical, and social effects
  • maintaining privacy
  • caring for skin
  • observing the condition of the skin
  • reporting changes in the condition of the skin
  • demonstrating accurate documentation
  • changing briefs.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some of the psychological, physical, and social effects caused by urinary or fecal incontinence?
  • How should nursing care of the incontinent client/resident/patient be administered in order to maintain privacy?
  • Why is it important to perform a skin observation when giving incontinent care?
  • How is the frequency of incontinent care determined according to the client’s/resident’s/patient’s needs?
  • Why is important to report and document incontinent episodes, care, and skin condition?

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Nursing Assisting