Cath Care

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Author:
lbarney
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79247
Filename:
Cath Care
Updated:
2011-04-12 22:39:56
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catheter care cna
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Female Catheter Care
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  1. Explains procedure, speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maitianing face-to-face contact whenever possible.
    Privacy is provided with curtain, screen, or door
  2. Before washing checks water temperature for safety and comfort, asks client to verify comfort of water
    Puts on clean gloves before washing
  3. Places linen protector under perineal area before washing
    Exposes area surrounding catheter while avoiding over exposure of client
  4. Applies soap to wet washcloth
    While holding catheter near meatus without tugging, cleans at least four inches of catheter nearest meatus, moving only in one direction, away from meatus, using a clean area of the cloth for each stroke
  5. While holding catheter near meatus without tugging rinses at least 4 inches of catheter near meatus, moving in only one direction, away from meatus, using a clean area of the cloth for each stroke
    While holding catheter near meatus without tugging, dries 4 inches of catheter moving away from meatus
  6. Empties, rinses, and dries basin
    After rinsing basin, places basin in designated dirty supply area
  7. Disposes of used linen into soiled linen container and disposes of linen protector approriately
    Avoids contact between canidate clothing and used linen
  8. After disposing of used linen and cleaning equipment, removes and disposes of gloves (without contaminating self) into waste container and washes hands
    Signaling device is within reach and bed is in low position

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