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PROVIDES PERINEAL CARE (PERI-CARE) FOR FEMALE

Nursing Assistant Skills Evaluation Washington State **Required Step**
STUDY
PLAY
Supplies Required
1. bath basin with warm water
2. gloves
3. soap
4. 4 wash clothes
5. 2 hand towels
6. 1 bath towel
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 temperature 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
*Washes genital area, moving from front to back, while using a clean area of the washcloth for each stroke*
Step 9
*Using clean washcloth, rinses soap from genital area, moving from front to back, while using a clean area of the washcloth for 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
Step 13
Empties, rinses, and dries basin
Step 14
After rinsing and drying 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) into waste container and washes hands
Step 18
Signaling device is within reach and bed is in low position