This course will participants with expert theoretical and practical instruction on how to perform male and female urinary catheterisation in a safe and skilled manner.
The introduction of a urinary catheter presents an opportunity for micro-organisms to invade the urinary tract and result in a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTI is the most common healthcare associated infection in the UK.
We can adjust this face-to-face programme to suit the needs of the group and it can be complimented with a range of our online training courses.
- Maximum no of course participants: 12.
- Course duration: 4-5 hours.
Learning outcomes include:
- Understand the anatomy & physiology of the male and female genitourinary systems.
- Describe the indications for urinary catheterisation.
- Describe the role of urinary catheterisation in urinary tract infection.
- Describe the signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection.
- Describe and demonstrate the correct technique for insertion and aftercare of a urinary catheter.
Course content includes:
- Anatomy & physiology
- Scope of professional practice overview.
- Guidelines for practice.
- Advice re choice of catheters & drainage systems.
- Practical procedure & supervision.