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.

 

Lesson Plan

 

  • Learning Objectives
  • 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
  • Catheter care
  • Lubrication
  • Procedures
  • Trouble shooting and summary

 

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.

Duration

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.

Target Audience

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 catheterisation.

Entry Requirements

 

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

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