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Urinary Catheterisation (Male, Female, & Supra-pubic)

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Course Aim:

To develop skills and understanding in caring for a patient with tracheostomy tube in hospital, care home, hospice, and community settings.

Course content:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary system (Male and Female)

  • Legal and Professional Issues

  • Infection Control and Prevention Issues

  • Indications and Contra-indications of Catheterisation

  • Patient's Preparations

  • Correct Sizing of Catheters

  • Equipment needed for the procedure

  • Inserting Urethral Catheter for Male and Female

  • Changing Urethral Catheter (Male & Female)

  • Trial Without the Catheter (TWOC)

  • Changing Supra-pubic Catheter

  • Catheter Care Bundle Guidelines

  • Urine Monitoring

  • Taking Urine Samples

  • Flushing/Irrigating the Catheter

  • Troubleshooting and Reporting Incidences

  • Documentation and Regular Monitoring

  • Catheter Care

  • Practical demonstration of skills - Male, Female, and Supra-pubic insertion

Learning outcome:

To demonstrate minimum skills required to care for a patient who may require urethral catheter.

Who is suitable to attend:

Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, HCAs, Carers

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