# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nurse Aide II Task 2068166684

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Maintain closed urinary drainage system.

Definition

Maintenance should include
  • making certain that the drainage tubes are connected
  • keeping drainage bag below bladder level
  • wearing gloves
  • knowing what observations to record and report
  • changing drainage bag to leg bag
  • emptying drainage bag.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How do you change a drainage bag to a leg bag?
  • If the drainage system is accidentally disconnected, what are the steps to reconnect?
  • What observations should the nurse aide record and report about a closed urinary drainage system?
  • When would the client/resident/patient use a dignity bag?