Catheter Care Certification

About this course

Catheter Care

This course is aimed at professionals working in health and social care. Thousands of people in the UK require catheterisation due to a wide range of reasons. The course contains useful insights and detailed information on how to secure and change catheter bags and valves, and how to reduce the risks of urinary tract infection.

Reasons for catheterisation, types of catheters and procedures involved in catheter care are covered. The course will also help students identify red flags and explain best practices for the insertion and maintenance of catheters.

What you will learn

What you will learn:

  • The medical conditions that may necessitate catheterisation
  • What urinary tract infections are and why they should be avoided
  • The different types of catheters and the purpose of catheter passports
  • The different types of catheter equipment and assistive devices
  • How to reduce the risk of developing an infection
  • Warning signs and red flags that could signal problems
  • How to help people with the intermittent self-catheterisation process
  • Obtaining consent and implementing safe practices
  • How to secure and drain leg and night bags
  • How catheter valves function and when they may be a better option

Benefits of this course

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  • If you work in the health or social care sector, learning about catheter care can help you offer assistance to people with catheters
  • If you have a loved one or family member who has a catheter, you can offer better care and reduce the risk of infection
  • ou will be in a more empowered position to respond to problems with catheterisation and be aware of when to call a doctor


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