Urinary Catheterisation (Advanced)(CLN-007) Face to face classroom training
Our Urinary Catheterisation course is delivered by a clinical expert trainer. It will provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to ensure they are able to safely and competently undertake male and female Urinary Catheterisation via the urethra or the abdomen (suprapubic). The course is split between theory and practical demonstration and participation.
This course is designed for clinical staff working in a health or social care setting who need to undertake male and female urinary catheterisation via the urethra or the abdomen (suprapubic).
- Definitions and methods of Urinary Catheterisation
- choice of catheters & drainage systems
- Professional Practice & Guidelines
- Male and female genitourinary systems anatomy
- Indications for urinary catheterisation
- Signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Male catheterisation procedure – theory and practical
- Female catheterisation procedure – theory and practical
- Urinary Catheter removal protocol
- Aftercare of a urinary catheter
- Record Keeping
- Policies and Procedures
Course delegates will have the skills and knowledge required for safe catheter insertion and the on-going care and maintenance of the system. They will be able to contribute to the development of policies, procedures and systems. They will understand how the implementation of urinary catheter pathway and protocols can reduce the instances of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI’s).
Assessment is by practical observation, Question and Answer, discussion groups led by tutor and a written test.
Successful candidates will be presented with a certificate detailing areas covered.
- NHS Strategy for reducing catheter-associated infections
- CLN-008 Catheterisation (Introduction)