Urinary Catheterisation (Male and Female) and Suprapubic Workshop


Urethral Catheterisation (Male and Female Procedures; Suprapubic Catheter) Workshop

Aims of the workshop:

  • To support evidence based practice through enhancing the knowledge and skills of registered nurses and other healthcare professionals in performing safely and competently urethral catheterisation, the ongoing care of catheter and urinary catheter removal
  • To promote the safety and well-being of all patients who require a catheterisation
  • To provide guidance regarding scope of professional practice, level of competence and accountability in urinary catherisation, care and management.

Course Details

  • Legal and Professional Consideration
  • National Guidelines
  • The Code of Professional Conduct
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Principles of Nursing Practice
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
  • Consent for Care and Treatment
  • The Five Key Principles of MCA
  • Catheter Care Procedure
  • History of Catheterisation
  • Urethral Catheterisation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Healthcare Associated Infection (HCAI)
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • The 5 Moments of Hand Hygiene
  • Non Touch Technique
  • Anatomy & Physiology – Male and Female Urethra
  • The Renal System
  • NICE Pathway – Long Term Urinary Catheters
  • Standard Principles of Long Term Urinary Catheters
  • Intermittent Catheterisation (ISC)
  • Reasons for Catheterisation
  • Criteria for Urethral Catheterisation
  • Potential Causes of Increased Risk of CAUTI
  • Indication of Suprapubic Catheterisation
  • Positive Aspects of Suprapubic Catheterisation
  • Negative Aspects of Suprapubic Catheterisation
  • Contraindications for a Suprapubic Catheter
  • Catheter Selection
  • Catheter Types (Adult) Longer Term
  • Catheter Sizes in Adult (Short Term)
  • Catheter Sizes in Young Children
  • Catheter Length
  • Balloon Size
  • Selection of Appropriate Equipment
  • Lubrication Gels Available
  • Risks of Using Anaesthetic Lubrication Gels
  • Essential Equipment
  • Procedure for Female Urethral Catheterisation
  • Procedure for Male Urethral Catheterisation
  • Catheterisation Complications
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Acute Kidney Injury Protocol
  • Sepsis Protocol
  • Procedure for Obtaining Urine Specimen
  • Medication and Catheterisation
  • Catheter Maintenance
  • Catheter Troubleshooting
  • Solutions for Catheter Blockage
  • Removal of Urinary Catheter
  • Patient/Carer Education
  • Documentation
  • Best Practice in Recordkeeeping
  • Use of SBAR Tool in Team Communication
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessment

Target Audience: RGNs and Registered Medical Practitioner
Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £150
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Urethral Catheterisation (Male and Female Procedures; Suprapubic Catheter) Workshop

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