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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is delivered by a registered nurse and is a knowledge based course. It will not recognise professional competency in catheterisation. It is expected that the organisations will have in place a programme of competency development for the healthcare workers undertaking this activity.

AIMS

To ensure that all patients who are catheterised have the best quality of care, minimising infection risk and other side effects and maximising quality of life.

Duration & Format

This is a 3-hour programme usually delivered as a workshop session

COURSE CONTENT

Students will cover:

– Scope of professional practice- what does the NMC say?
– Catheter Selection including, length, balloon size, charriere size
– Drainage options
– Removing a catheter
– Male and Female catheterisation procedure
– Problems and complications to be aware of
– Documentation

ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES AND STUDENT RESOURCES

There is no formal assessment for this programme. Students will receive handouts and a certificate of attendance.

Students will have the opportunity to carry out catheterisation on a male and female pelvis.

SUMMARY

Students will learn through practical sessions, discussions and training from a
registered nurse

SUITABLE FOR

Registered Nurses and Level 4 Nurse practitioners

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