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Ch 5: Basic Hygiene for Nurses

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Watch the engaging video lessons in this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of basic hygiene for nurses. Taking short quizzes and a practice exam can effectively test your comprehension and gauge your ability to excel on an upcoming test.

Basic Hygiene for Nurses - Chapter Summary

Get a well-rounded understanding of basic hygiene for nurses without setting foot in a traditional classroom. This online chapter offers access to fun lessons that closely examine and help you fully comprehend personal hygiene and infection control in the healthcare setting. Completing this chapter will enable you to do the following:

  • Explain the importance of good personal hygiene for health
  • List factors that influence personal hygiene
  • Describe different types of hygiene agents used on skin and mucous membranes
  • Discuss a nursing case study that focuses on personal hygiene in a real-world medical scenario

This chapter offers complete flexibility, allowing you to access any number of lessons anytime using any computer, smartphone or tablet with Internet access. Navigate the lessons in your sequence of choice and revisit them as often as needed to strengthen your understanding of basic hygiene for nurses. Feel free to view the lessons as short videos or full transcripts, and benefit from clickable timelines that enable you to skip to key topics within the video lessons. When ready, check your understanding by taking mini-quizzes and a practice chapter exam.

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