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Care of the Catheterized Patient for Registered Healthcare Professionals


By the end of the course, you will have an excellent understanding of the urinary system, urinary catheterisation process, the types of catheters, equipment and clinical best practice.

You will gain more understanding of urinary catheterisation and using the WASP framework to be competent to perform urinary catheterisation.

Who is it aimed at?

This course is intended for registered nursing staff working in the community, Acute Hospitals and within care homes who are required to perform catheterisation / 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/physiology update
  • Indications for catheterisation
  • Consent issues
  • Options for catheterisation
  • Care of the catheterised patient
  • Troubleshooting
  • CAUTI HOUDINI
  • Bladder Scanning
  • Documentation
  • WASP Framework

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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  • NHS County Durham Clinical Commissioning Group
  • County Durham Integrated Community Care Partnership
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