Catheterisation – Course duration ½ day
This course has been designed for staff wanting to update both their theory and practical skills in catheterisation. By the end of the course attendees will be familiar with reasons for catheterisation, the equipment selection and the processes involved.
Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.
Skills and knowledge highlighted in this training include
- Definitions and methods of catheterisation
- Differences between supra-pubic and urethra catheters
- Advantages/disadvantages of urinary catheters
- Reasons for catheterisation
- Male/female anatomy
- Male and/or female and/or supra pubic catheterisation procedure (theory and practical session)
- Post procedure catheter positioning
- Post procedure check list
- Record keeping
- Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
- Ethical and legal responsibilities
- Competency framework and theory test
This course will be delivered by a variety of teaching methods including: presentations; case studies; small group discussion; whole group discussion; individual work; practical demonstration and practical exercise.
This course runs for approximately three hours (13.30-16.30).
- 1 Year