Ch 4: Hygiene for Nurses

About This Chapter

Watch our brief video lessons to examine personal hygiene methods and their importance in the nursing field. Take a multiple-choice quiz at the end of every lesson for self-assessment.

Hygiene for Nurses - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In order for nurses to properly care for their patients, they must take measures to ensure a healthy environment for treatment and recovery. The lessons in this chapter explore ways that nurses can maintain good hygiene in order to create such a healthful environment.

After studying the entertaining videos, take a short quiz to measure how well you have learned the chapter material. If you're having trouble with a particular concept, contact one of our knowledgeable instructors with any questions. These lessons address such topics as:

  • The importance of good hygiene at the community level
  • Factors influencing hygiene
  • Examples of personal cleaning agents
  • Assessment of hygiene practices in medical settings

Video Objectives
Importance of Good Personal Hygiene for Health Get the basics on good personal hygiene.
Factors that Influence Personal Hygiene Learn about different factors that affect personal hygiene.
Hygiene Agents Used on Skin & Mucous Membranes Discover tools and methods used to maintain good hygiene.
Nursing Case Study: Personal Hygiene Examine an actual case study relating to nursing and hygiene.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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