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Urinary Catheter Care : Face-to-Face Training

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Urinary Catheter Care : Face-to-Face Training

This program is designed specifically for support workers to develop the essential knowledge and skills to assist clients to manage their urinary elimination needs via a catheter or external drainage device. Participants will practice and demonstrate using infection control guidelines, the management of different types of catheters and external drainage devices and discuss potential complications.

Learning Objectives
Recognise the infection control requirements for handling and cleaning urine drainage bags
Demonstrate the changing of a urine drainage bag
Demonstrate the emptying of a urine drainage bag

Delivery Mode
Face to Face: 2 hours and 45 minutes

Qualification Issued
Urinary Catheter Care : Face-to-Face Training

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully. All are nurses or paramedics with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the health care, emergency first aid and education sectors. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.

Some of the topics include:

  • Discussing the basic anatomy and physiology of the renal system

  • Explaining the different types of urinary catheters and external drainage devices

  • Determining the complications relating to the use of urinary catheters or drainage devices

  • Reviewing correct infection control procedures for handling and cleaning urine drainage devices

  • Determining the scope of practice for support workers when managing a clients' urinary drainage devices

  • Outlining the procedure for changing, emptying and cleaning urine drainage bags

  • Demonstrating and practicing the changing and emptying a urine drainage bag

Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

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