CNA Skill: Assist With Use of Bedpan

In this post, We are going to explain how to assist a patient with the use of a Bedpan. This is an essential skill and CNA must know how to properly place the bedpan.

  • Place the bedpan flat on the bed and not on the bedside table.
  • Position the bedpan crack to crack and give the resident a call bell before going behind the scene.
  • After the patient is done assist him or her in washing the hand.
  • Dump the waste in the toilet area and clean and sanitize the bedpan.
  • Store it by wrapping it in a paper towel.
  • The use of gloves while performing this duty is a must.

Video Explanation


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