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18 Cards in this Set

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Step 1
Explains procedure, speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maintaining face-to-face contact whenever possible.
Step 2
Privacy is provided with a curtain, screen, or door.
Step 3
Before washing checks water temp. for safety and comfort and asks client to verify comfort of water.
Step 4
Puts on clean gloves before washing perineal area.
Step 5
Places pad/linen protector under perineal area before washing
Step 6
Exposes perineal area while avoiding overexposure of client
Step 7
Applies soap to wet washcloth
Step 8
::Critical:: Washes genital area, moving from the front to the back, while using a clean area of the wash cloth for each stroke.
Step 9
::Critical:: Using clean washcloth, rinses soap from genital area, moving from front to back, while using a clean area of the washcloth from each stroke
Step 10
Dries genital area moving from front to back with towel
Step 11
After washing genital area, turns to side, then washes and rinses rectal area moving from front to back using a clean area of washcloth for each stroke. Dries with towel
Step 12
Repositions client- cover patient-
(dispose of linen protector before next pt.)
Step 13
Empties , rinses, and dries basin
Step 14
After rinsing basin, places basin in designated dirty supply area
Step 15
Disposes of used linen into soiled linen
container and disposes of linen protector appropriately
Step 16
Avoids contact between candidate clothing and used linen!!
Step 17
After disposing of used linen, and placing used equipment in designated dirty supply area, removes and disposes of gloves(without contaminating self). Wash Hands
Step 18
Signaling device is within reach and bed is in low position.