Catheter Care Course

This Catheter Care eLearning course aims to raise your awareness and develop your understanding of catheter care. The course begins with a simple explanation of the urinary system and considers the reasons why catheterisation may be required.

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Course Description

This eLearning course aims to raise your awareness and develop your understanding of catheter care.

The Catheter Care course begins with a simple explanation of the urinary system. Whilst considering the reasons why catheterisation may be required. Additionally, you explore the types of catheters; indwelling, intermittent and external. Furthermore, learn why the equipment that may be used by individuals who have a catheter. For instance, you will explore the risks associated with catheterisation and how these are managed. The course also concludes with how to solve common problems. For instance, emptying and changing a catheter drainage bag.

PLEASE NOTE: This course aims to raise knowledge and understanding of catheter care. It does not qualify you to undertake catheterisation.

Study Catheter Care Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the catheter care course is via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Know what a urinary catheter is.
  • Know the types of urinary catheter.
  • Know the reasons for catheterization
  • Know the benefits of catheterization.
  • Know the equipment used for catheterization.
  • Know the risks associated with catheterisation and how they are managed.
  • Know how to solve common problems.
  • Know how to empty and change a urinary drainage bag.

Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus Includes:

  • What is a catheter
  • Indwelling catheter
  • External catheter
  • Intermittent use catheter
  • Clean intermittent catheter
  • Reasons for catheterization
  • Benefits of catheterization
  • Equipment used for catheterization
  • Risks associated with catheterization
  • Risk management
  • Hand washing
  • Infection control
  • Problem-solving
  • How to empty a urinary drainage bag
  • How to change a urinary drainage bag