Bowel and Digital Stimulation Program

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Bowel Program and Digital Stimulation Station

Bowel Program, Digital Stimulation

Purpose

  • Manually remove stool.

Applies To

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

Equipment/Supplies

  • Disposable gloves.
  • Water-soluble lubricant.
  • Waterproof, absorbent pads.
  • Bedpan.
  • Wash basin.
  • Washcloths, towels, soap.
  • Suppository as ordered by the physician.

 

Administration of a Nebulizer

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Administration of a Nebulizer


Aerosol Nebulizers/Inhalers

Purpose

  • Administer medication and provide humidification to the tracheobronchial tree.
  • Increase alveolar and total ventilation.
  • Facilitate the ability to cough and remove secretions.

Applies To

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

Equipment/Supplies

  • Oxygen source or compressed air.
  • Connective small bore tubing.*
  • Nebulizer cup.*
  • Aerosol medication.
  • Sterile normal saline.
  • Mouthpiece or adapter if client has a tracheostomy.
  • Disposable gloves, as needed.

* Note: You may use a universal Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing circuit if the client is on a ventilator.

Foley Catheter and Foley Irrigation Station

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Foley Catheter and Foley Irrigation Station

Urinary Catheter Insertion Straight or Indwelling Catheter

Purpose

  • Obtain a sterile urine specimen.
  • Facilitate emptying bladder.
  • Relieve bladder distention.
  • Irrigate bladder.
  • Measure residual urine.
  • Manage bladder incontinence.
  • Provide an accurate measurement of output.

Applies To

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

Equipment/Supplies

  • Catheter insertion kit (verify size and type of catheter required for procedure) or the following individual items:
  • Individual catheter (verify size and type of catheter required for procedure).
  • Sterile gloves.
  • Clean, disposable gloves.
  • Two sterile drapes, one of which is fenestrated.
  • Sterile water soluble lubricant.
  • Antiseptic cleansing solution.
  • Sterile cotton balls.
  • Sterile forceps.
  • 10 ml syringe, pre-filled with normal saline (used with indwelling catheter to inflate the balloon).
  • Sterile drainage bag or leg bag if inserting indwelling catheter.
  • Leg strap or tape if inserting indwelling catheter.
  • Sterile specimen container (if specimen is to be collected).
  • Sterile receptacle or basin.
  • Sterile irrigation kit with sterile bulb syringe and container for irrigation, if irrigation ordered.
  • Sterile normal saline solution.
  • Warm water, soap, washcloth, and towel.
  • Waterproof pad.