The Management of Urinary Catheterisation for Adults
Urinary catheterisation is an intervention performed by health care workers to enable emptying of the bladder, or instillation of a solution / medication, by insertion of a catheter. Although it is a common procedure, it carries many risks and is a significant cause of healthcare acquired infections.
Having completed this e-learning course, learners will understand what the Management of Urinary Catheterisation for Adults involves and they should also be able to apply the principles learnt in this course into practice.
This course has been developed in partnership with experts from Bradford and Airedale Teaching PCT.
This module supports the Skills for Health suite of competencies for continence - catheterisation.
This e-learning module is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing Accreditation Unit as at November 2009
- Learning Objectives
- The risk of urinary catheterisation
- Indications for catheterisation
- Assessment of the individual
- Legal issues, consent and documentation
- Infection prevention and control
- Catheter related equipment
- Catheter care
- Trouble shooting and summary
Target AudienceThis module is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations, though the information is applicable to anyone working in the healthcare sector with responsibilities for catheterisation.
DurationIt is estimated that this module will take approximately 2-3 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.
CertificationOn completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate. This e-learning module is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing Accreditation Unit as at November 2009.
CPD AccreditationThe content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this course.
What our customers have said'You can do the course in your own time, without being rushed'
JT, Bradford & Airedale PCT, 09/04/2009
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The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.
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