Urinary Catheterisation

The course is aimed at all Nurses caring for patients requiring male, female or suprapubic urinary catheterisation. This course can be adapted to a 3.5 hour session on catheter care for care staff.

Duration: 3.5 – 6 hours (dependent on experience and numbers)

Course Content

  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the urinary system
  • Risk Assessment
  • Consent and Documentation
  • Product Selection
  • Catheter associated urinary tract infections
  • Problems/Problem Solving
  • Trial without catheter
  • Practical session for male female and suprapubic catheterisation on simulated models

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 urinary catheterisation under supervision until they become competent.

Jude TurnerUrinary Catheterisation