Suprapubic Urinary Catheterisation

The course is aimed at all Nurses caring for patients requiring suprapubic urinary catheterisation. 

Duration: 3.5 hours

Course Content

  • What is suprapubic catheterisation?
  • Indications for use
  • Contradictions of insertion
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Limitations of use
  • How to insert a suprapubic catheter
  • Post operative care
  • Complications
  • How to change a suprapubic catheter

Assessment Method: Competency document provided with first signature from trainer.

Learning Outcomes: To provide knowledge and skills for candidates to be able to practise the procedure of suprapubic urinary catheterisation under supervision until they become competent.

Jude TurnerSuprapubic Urinary Catheterisation