Catheterisation Training

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Level: 2                                        Validity: 1yr

Max attendee’s: 15                     Course length: ½ day

Urinary catheterisation is a common medical procedure used to drain and collect urine from the bladder in both males and females. Our Catheterisation Course, designed for Registered General Nurses (RGNs) & Care Staff, covers both the theoretical and practical elements.

The purpose of the course is to familiarise the attendees with the reasons for catheterisation, what medical equipment is used and the processes used.

Please note: Competency must be achieved within the workplace within 6 months of attending the course.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Definitions & methods of catheterisation
  • Differences between supra-pubic & urethra catheters
  • Advantages/disadvantages of urinary catheters
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Male/female anatomy
  • Male catheterisation procedure (theory & practical session)
  • Female catheterisation procedure (theory & practical session)
  • Post procedure catheter positioning
  • Post procedure check list
  • Record keeping