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Care of the Catheterized Patient for Health Care Assistants


This course will cover the general principles of catheter care and maintenance, infection control, catheter troubleshooting.

Who is it aimed at?

This course is intended for Care Workers, Health Care Assistants, Managers or Nursing Associates/Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAPs) working in the community, acute hospitals and within care homes who are required to perform catheter care.

Learning method

Due to Covid this course is currently delivered via Microsoft Teams.

Details of how to join will be sent after you have booked.

Dates of Training

  • New dates to be confirmed

Details of how to join will be sent after you have booked.

Is the course accredited?

No

What you will learn?

  • Anatomy at a glance
  • Types of catheterisation
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Care of the catheterised patient
  • Importance of effective infection control How to handle, empty and change catheter bags
  • Troubleshooting Documentation Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)

Cost and how to book

This course is free of charge. Please email jill.gleave1@nhs.net to book a place on this course. Details of how to join will be sent after you have booked.

 

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