This Catheterisation course is aimed at RGN’s and Care Staff to provide an understanding of catheterisation, the reasons for it and the equipment used in this process.

Urinary catheterisation is a medical procedure used to drain the bladder and collect urine using a tube called a catheter. From this course learners will obtain a better understanding of this procedure and will explore the practice in depth.

This course will cover;

  • Definitions and methods of catheterisation
  • Differences between supra-pubic and urethra catheters
  • Advantages of urinary catheters
  • Disadvantages of catheters
  • Reasons for catheterisation
  • Male/female anatomy
  • The theory of male/female catheterisation procedure
  • Post procedure catheter positioning
  • Post procedure check list
  • Record keeping

Course Duration

Half day or 60-minute online course 

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