Ensuring good oral hygiene is particularly important for individuals who are unconscious. Good oral hygiene is one of the key factors in keeping their mouth, gums, and teeth healthy and free from sores or infection. This course lists the steps involved in performing oral hygiene for an unconscious individual. This course corresponds to the Federal regulations F676, F677, G226, and L543.
Oral Hygiene; Unconscious Individual
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Oral Hygiene
The Importance of Oral Hygiene
Performing Oral Hygiene for an Unconscious Individual
Section 3: Conclusion
Cheryl Dillon is currently the Regional Manager/Director of Quality Assurance at ABS Management. In the past, she has assisted in the operations of multiple nursing facilities, including staffing, payroll, public health concerns, family member issues, management of consultant relationships (e.g. pharmacy, dietary, etc.), and service as intermediary between long term facilities and doctors. Her expertise also includes staff training and development, policy and procedure review and implementation, Quality Assurance initiatives, chart audits, and mock surveys. Disclosure: Cheryl Dillon, RN-C, WCC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Staff Writer: Adam Roesner, BSN
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Disclosure: Adam Roesner, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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