Catheters are used to support urination, they may be used on a temporary or permanent basis. This course will look at why they are used, the different types and how catheter use impacts on peoples lives.
Reasons for catheterisation.
Types of catheter.
External, intermittent, indwelling.
Side effects and complications.
Impact on the individual.
Understand the impact it has on an individual and how to support them.
Understand the reasons for using a catheter.
Understand the principles of catheter care.
Recognise side effects and complications.
Identify different types of catheter.