Skill: Bag Technique Action in Testing for Sugar and Albumin inUrine
Extra paper for making waste bag /Kidney Basin
Plastic/ linen lining
Soap in soap dish
(1) pair of sterile gloves
(2) 10 mL test tube
Test tube holder
Benedict’s qualitative reagent
Upon arrival at the patient’s home, placethe bag on the table lined with a cleanpaper. The clean side must be out and thefolded part, touching the table.
Rationale:To protect the bag from getting contaminated.
Ask for a basin of water or a glass of drinking water if tap water is notavailable.
Rationale: To be used for handwashing
Open the bag and take out the towel andsoap.
Rationale: To prepare for handwashing
Wash hands using soap and water. Wipeto dry.
Rationale: To prevent infection fromthe care provider to the client.
Take out the apron from the bag and putit on with the right side out.
Rationale: To protect the nurse’s uniform.
Put out all the necessary articles neededfor the specific care. ( sugar and albumintesting)
Rationale: To have them readily accessible.
Close the bag and put it in one corner of the working area.
Rationale: To prevent contamination
Proceed in performing the necessary