Catheterisation can play an important role in care but it is also the most common cause for health care acquired infection. This 3-hour course looks at how to maximise the benefits and minimise the problems.
10 benefits you will gain from attending:-
Describe the anatomy & physiology of the urinary tract
Describe the reasons for using an indwelling catheter
Examine the pros and cons of intermittent catheterisation
Be familiar with the current available products
Know how to troubleshoot catheter problems
Know when to call for medical assistance
State what records need to be maintained for effective catheter care management
Specify the benefits of accurate fluid balance charts
Carry out effective catheter toilet
Understand the emotional, social & sexual consequences of catheterisation.