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Catheters & Catheter Care online module

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Catheters & Catheter Care online module. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Catheters & Catheter Care online module including:

1. Introduction to Catheter Care:
• Define what a catheter is and its purpose in medical care.
• Explain the different types of catheters commonly used in healthcare settings.

2. Indications for Catheterization:
• Identify appropriate indications for catheter use.
• Discuss alternatives to catheterization when possible.
3. Catheter Insertion
• Describe the proper procedure for catheter insertion.
• Highlight infection prevention measures during catheter insertion.

4. Catheter Maintenance:
• Explain the importance of maintaining a closed drainage system.
• Detail the frequency of catheter bag changes and perineal care.
• Discuss measures to prevent catheter-related infections.

5. Catheter Troubleshooting:
• Identify common catheter-related problems and their solutions.
• Address potential complications such as blockages and leakage.

6. Catheter Removal:
• Outline the correct procedure for catheter removal.
• Emphasize the importance of proper timing for catheter removal.

7. Infection Prevention:
• Provide guidelines for hand hygiene and personal protective equipment (PPE) use.
• Explain the principles of aseptic technique during catheter care.

8. Patient Communication and Education:
• Stress the significance of clear communication with patients about catheter care.
• Provide information on signs of infection or complications that patients should watch for.

9. Documenting Catheter Care:
• Emphasize the importance of accurate and timely documentation.
• Explain what information should be included in catheter care records.


The learning outcomes are.

1. Knowledge-based learning outcomes:
• Define what a catheter is and its purpose in medical care.
• Identify appropriate indications for catheter use.
• Describe the different types of catheters commonly used in healthcare settings.
• Explain the proper procedure for catheter insertion, maintenance, and removal.
• Understand the principles of infection prevention during catheter care.
• Recognize common catheter-related problems and their solutions.

2. Skill-based learning outcomes:
• Tthe ability to perform catheter insertion following proper guidelines and aseptic technique.
• Catheter maintenance tasks, including bag changes and perineal care, while maintaining a closed drainage system.
• Troubleshoot and address catheter-related issues such as blockages and leakage.
• Communicate effectively with patients about catheter care and potential complications.

3. Attitude-based learning outcomes:
• Recognize the importance of maintaining patient dignity and privacy during catheter care.
• Understand the significance of timely and accurate documentation in catheter management.
• Appreciate the ethical considerations related to catheter use and patient care.

4. Critical Thinking learning outcomes:
• Evaluate situations to determine the appropriate use of catheters and consider alternatives when possible.
• Analyse and apply infection prevention strategies to reduce catheter-related infections.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Catheters & Catheter Care online module module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.