Suprapubic Catheterisation Training

Course Description

Suprapubic Catheterisation Training is a specialised program designed for healthcare professionals, such as nurses and medical practitioners, to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge for performing suprapubic catheterisation procedures. Suprapubic catheterisation is a medical procedure involving the insertion of a catheter into the bladder through the abdominal wall, providing an alternative method for urinary drainage. This course aims to equip participants with the expertise to perform suprapubic catheter changes safely and effectively.

Successful completion of the Suprapubic Catheterisation Training, along with separate recorded workplace competency assessment, will equip healthcare professionals with the necessary skills and confidence to perform suprapubic catheter changes and care safely and efficiently. Participants will be better prepared to manage urinary retention and drainage needs, providing optimal care to patients who require this procedure.

Suprapubic Catheterisation Training Maidstone Kent

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC0110.21 Year½ day Formal --

Course Programme

  • Introduction to Suprapubic Catheterisation
  • Overview of the suprapubic catheterisation procedure
  • Indications and contraindications for suprapubic catheter insertion
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient Assessment and Preparation
  • Catheter Selection and Equipment
  • Catheter Insertion Techniques
  • Complications and Risk Management
  • Post-procedure Care and Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting and Problem-solving
  • Removal and Catheter Change
  • Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Infection Control and Safety Considerations
  • Practical Skills Workshop
  • Assessment
  • Course Review and Conclusion
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