Continence and Catheter Care

Continence and Catheter Care

Nursing, Specialist

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at at those who provide care for people with urinary catheters

Course Aims

To be able to care for those with urinary catheters

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand when catheterisation takes place
  • Know who can perform it
  • Be aware of the male and female urinary systems
  • Understand what justifies catheters
  • Be aware of the different forms of catheterisation
  • Recognise the signs of infection
  • Understand ways of preventing infections and complications
  • Be aware of the different forms of documentation surrounding catheters
  • Understand how to correctly document fluid balance
  • Recognise the dangers of dehydration
  • Know when to document a fluid balance
  • Know why urine is tested
  • Understand the proper procedure for testing urine
  • Know how to report findings
  • Understand why incontinence happens
  • Know ways to deal with incontinence
  • Be aware of methods and aids to aid with incontinence

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

For more information, or to book any of our courses, please contact us on 01706 375578