The Nursing Assistant: Techniques in Bathing: Tub Bath, Shower, Shampoo and Perineal Care (w/Video)

11-26-2019 14:28

The purpose of this program is to provide certified nursing assistants with an understanding of the proper procedures needed to provide a tub bath, shower, shampoo and perineal care. The material is organized around the following categories:

  • Introduction
  • Giving a Tub Bath
  • Assisting with a Shower and Shampoo
  • Providing Perineal Care

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  1. Provide perineal care for both male and female residents
  2. Give a tub bath, including the use of a mechanical lift to transfer the resident to and from the bathtub
  3. Assist residents with showering and shampooing hair