Female and Male Catheterisation

Course Details

This course is for all health care professionals who work in NHS, Health and Social Care settings to include Private Nursing and Residential homes to support patients who pass out urine using catheters. The participants will deliver patient centred care empowering the patient by incorporating the principles of consent, ethics and capacity in the whole recovery journey in line with current practice guidelines

Course Aims

For CCT Skilled Trainers to deliver high quality accredited face to face training with practical skills sessions which is tailored to organisational need and policies .For CCT skilled Trainers to deliver training which fulfils the current Core Skills Training Framework(CSTF), current CQC and NICE guidelines

Course Objectives

  1. To be able to understand and gain knowledge of both the male and female human anatomy and process of urine production
  2. To be able to understand and gain knowledge of the causes and presenting male and female symptoms
  3. To be able to understand and gain knowledge of the investigation and screening process
  4. To be able to understand and gain knowledge of the contributory factors for patients to be considered for catheterisation
  5. To be able to understand and gain knowledge of how the ‘Nervous, Endocrine and Cardiac system is associated to catheterisation in both males and females
  6. Normal and involuntary Micturition in relation to catheterisation
  7. To be able to gain knowledge on different types of both female and male catheters and their function
  8. To be able to gain knowledge and skills of the different components of any given type of a female or male catheter and the step by step preparation and assembling process
  9. To be able to gain knowledge and skills of supporting end of life patients with catheters
  10. To be able to gain knowledge and skills of clinical procedures which require an aseptic technique in catheterisation
  11. To be able to gain knowledge and awareness of the risks of haematuria and catheterisation
  12. To be able to gain knowledge on and skills on the principles of consent,ethics,capacity ,best interests and Advance Statements in catheterisation
  13. To be able to gain knowledge of underlying health problems and catheter infectious diseases
  14. To be able to gain knowledge and skills on the importance and benefits of good infection control and health and safety procedures when supporting patients with catheters
  15. To be able to gain knowledge on and skills on ,Holistic Assessment ,Care Planning ,Patient-Centred Care and Co-ordinated Care
  16. To be able to gain knowledge on and skills on the benefits of effective communication and the impact of poor communication when supporting patients having catheterisation treatment
  17. To be able to gain knowledge and skills of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of patients on catheterisation treatment

Course Modules

  1. What is catheterisation
  2. Assessing individual patients to ensure catheterisation is still required
  3. Obtaining a CSU
  4. Changing urinary drainage systems
  5. Emptying a urine bag or catheter valve
  6. Catheter insertion
  7. Catheter removal
  8. Meatal cleansing
  9. Bag position and support
  10. The daily management and monitoring processes of catheters
  11. Structured Guidance on incident reporting
  12. Current Nice guidelines
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Course Benefits

This face to face course which provides learners with an in-depth insight and understanding of the use of the investigation and screening procedures of patients to be considered for catheterisation. Learners will be able to gain knowledge and skills of the step by step preparation and assembling process, risks associated with catheterisation ,various current evidence based pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments, the principles of consent, ethics and capacity and how this influence the whole recovery process.

CPD – 7hrs