The Management of Urinary Catheterisation for Adults
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Urinary catheterisation is an intervention performed by health care workers to enable emptying of the bladder, or instillation of a solution / medication, by insertion of a catheter. Although it is a
common procedure, it carries many risks and is a significant cause of healthcare acquired infections.
Having completed this e-learning course, learners will understand what the Management of Urinary Catheterisation for Adults involves and they should also be able to apply the principles learnt in
this course into practice.
This module supports the Skills for Health suite of competencies for continence - catheterisation.
Anatomy and physiology of the urinary system
The risk of urinary catheterisation
Indications for catheterisation
Assessment of the individual
Legal issues, consent and documentation
Infection prevention and control
Catheter related equipment
Trouble shooting and summary
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 2 - 3 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations, though the information is applicable to anyone working in the healthcare sector with responsibilities for
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.