Catheterisation & Catheter care

CATHETERISATION & CATHETER CARE

Course Number

SC0110

SC0110.1

Validity

1 Year

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

1/2 Day

Assessment

Formal

Continuous

The catheterisation course is for registered nurses needing to carry out urethral catheterisation of patients. After successful completion of the course, five mentored practices will be required within a clinical setting. The catheter care course is for care staff.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

During the catheterisation course participating delegates will receive both theoretical and practical instruction using anatomically correct manikins. This allows confidence to be gained before conducting the procedure with patients.

Introduction

  • Introduction & course overview

Course Programme

  • Catheterisation
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Suitable situations
  • Equipment
  • Preparation
  • Procedure – theory, demonstration &
    practice with manikins
  • Potential problems & resolution
  • Post-catheterisation care
  • Course evaluation

An adapted course can be delivered for suprapubic catheterisation. Course code SC0110.2