Bathing is a very personal and private aspect of activities of daily living, or ADL, care. As such caregivers need to understand how they can make this experience more comfortable and relaxing to the individual. Caregivers should follow the proper steps during bathing and ensure safety during the experience as well.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Assisting with Bathing
A. Personalizing the Bathing Experience
B. Gather Supplies
C. Getting into and Out of the Tub
F. Bathing and Dementia
Section 3: Conclusion
B. Course Contributor
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Curriculum Designer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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