This catheter care training course is aimed at care staff responsible for the daya to day care and welfare of individuals who have a catheter in situ.

The course aims to improve delegates knowledge of urinary catheterisation and the associated risks and their roles and responsibilites.

It will teach delegates how to correctly handle, empty and change catheter bags and how to maintain effective infection control.

Catheter Care Training Course Summary

  • What is a urinary catheter
  • Advantages/disadvantages of urinary catheters
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Importance of effective infection control
  • How to handle, empty and change catheter bag
  • Troubleshooting common issues
  • Awareness of fluid balance
  • Effective record keeping
  • Privacy, dignity and respect

Learning Outcomes

On completion delegates will be able to demonstrate much improved awareness of catheteristion, the causes, needs and requirements.

Delegates will understand best practice for catheter care and understand the requirement for maintaining privacy, dignity and respect and person centred care.

The practical session will also help staff to feel confidence in handling and changing a catheter on both male and female subjects.


This course lasts approximately 3 hours.


Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

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