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Male Urethral Catheterisation & Catheter Management

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Male Urethral Catheterisation & Catheter Management

This stand-alone study day is for qualified nurses and is designed to enable practitioners to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to safely perform male urethral catheterisation & catheter-management. The workshop allows candidates the opportunity to practice on anatomical models, but it does not include an assessment of competence. The practitioner will require a period of supervised practice and formal assessment of competence in his/her own clinical work setting.

Course Code

CS6016

Course Date

24th November 2017

Course Fee

£100.00
Course Description

The session will include facilitated practice of urethral catheterisation, using appropriate anatomical models and mannequins. Practitioners and commissioners are advised that the module does not include any formal assessment of clinical competence - those undertaking the course need to be aware of their own professional responsibilities and that they may be required to undergo a period of supervised practice and formal assessment of competence, in their own clinical work-setting.

The workshop will include:

  • Review of anatomy and physiology of the male urinary tract
  • Infection control considerations in urinary catheterisation & catheter-management
  • Prevention and management of complications
  • Practical management of urethral & suprapubic catheters
  • Psychosexual aspects of urethral & suprapubic catheterisation
  • Facilitated practice of urethral catheterisation, using appropriate anatomical models/mannequins.