Catheter Care

Course Description

Good catheter care involves good hygiene, observation, monitoring well-being and prevention of issues associated with catheterisation.

By the end of our catheter course training, attendees will be familiar with reasons for catheterisation, the equipment selection and the theory of catheter removal.


Learning Outcomes

After this half-day course attendees will be competent in the following areas:

• Why Catheterise?
• Male & Female anatomy
• Advantages and risks associated with catheterisation
• Risk of infection and infection control
• Catheter drainage options
• Catheter attachment methods
• Catheter maintenance solution
• Obtaining specimens
• Catheter removal (theory)
• Catheter positioning (post procedure)



The session is followed by a multiple-choice assessment designed to test learners’ understanding of the course.

A certificate will be issued after the successful completion of the training course.

Attendees are continually assessed throughout the course to ensure learning outcomes have been achieved and must be physically able to carry out procedures required to meet assessment criteria.

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