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Urinary Catheterisation

By: Espirita
Duration: 30 minutes
Price: £10
(25% charity discount applies)
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This course, Urinary Catheterisation, has been developed for healthcare professionals by industry training specialists Espirita. Carrying a CPD accreditation and 2 CPD points, learners will be guided through the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system.

The course further investigates the indications for catheterisation and addresses the importance of using the correct catheter and drainage system. Healthcare professionals will receive practical guidance on good catheter care, learn how to identify possible complications and understand how to implement sound infection control.

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Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system
  • Identify some of the indications for catheterisation
  • Recognise the importance of using the correct catheter and drainage system
  • Understand the importance of good catheter care
  • Know how to identify possible complications
  • Implement sound infection control

Topics

Topics explored in this course, Urinary Catheterisation:

  • The kidneys
  • Formation of urine
  • The urinary bladder
  • The prostate
  • Urethral sphincters
  • Normal micturition
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Selection & process
  • Duration & material
  • Catheter size and length
  • Balloon volume & drainage system
  • Catheter care
  • Bacteriuria
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections
  • Catheter-associated biofilms
  • Encrustations and urosepsis
  • Bypassing
  • Difficult removal
  • Infection control

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