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6 September, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Fully funded

Half day

Course Description

This course has been designed for staff wanting to update both their theory and practical skills in catheterisation. On this course, attendees will become familiar with reasons for catheterisation, equipment selection, and the process involved.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Learning Outcomes

  • Definitions and methods of catheterisation
  • Differences between supra-pubic and urethra catheters
  • Advantages/disadvantages of urinary catheters
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Male/female anatomy
  • Male and Female catheterisation procedure (theory and practical session)
  • Post procedure catheter positioning
  • Post procedure check list
  • Record keeping
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test

Requirements and suitability 

This course is suitable for all care environments where clients may be catheterised and is especially suited to nursing staff. There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is fully funded for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.

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6 September, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice