Skill 13: Parineal Care Female
Parineal Care Female Skill Level-Hard
Supplies: Pair of gloves 2 Chuck pads 2 Towels 2 Basins Soap 6 Washcloths
How to perform the skill:
- Knock on patients door, then enter.
- Greet patient by name and introduce yourself and what your doing
- Provide for privacy (By shutting the drapes)
- Wash Hands
- Check patients ID (Make sure its the right patient)
- Gather supplies
- Cover tray table.
- Fill basins (2) with one inch of water, check water temperature. Place on tray table and put one washcloth in each.
- Put on gloves and have resident roll to side slightly.
- Remove dirty chuck pad, and replace with a clean chuck pad.
- Pull blanket down to knees and pull gown above naval.
- Place a towel over the naval area to expose as little skin as possible.
- Check water temperature with wrist and dry on barrier towel.
- Using the washcloth from the “cleaning basin” lather soap up.
- Using the four corner technique and one finger clean the labia, change corners, clean other labia,change again, clean meatus.
- Place cloth back in basin Repeat the process with the cloth from the “Rinse Basin”
- Pat dry using a different part of the hand towel in the same sequences.
- Ask patient to roll to their side.
- Using the same four corners method clean their buttocks, using the washcloth from the “cleaning basin”
- Process should be from the anus up and the middle, change, anus to the side,change,anus to the other side.
- Rinse using the same process.
- Pat dry using a different side of the towel in each direction.
- Replace dirty/wet chuck pad with a new one.
- Ask patient to lay back down in the center of the bed.
- Pour water into toilet, rinse basins twice with scalding water dumping it into the toilet.
- Pat dry the basins then store with a clean paper towel as a barrier.
- Put linens into the dirty linens hamper.
- remove gloves, wash hands, un-provide for privacy, give the patient the call button.
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