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This Catheterisation online course will give an overview of what a catheter is, why they are used, risks associated with catheters, and infections caused by catheter use.


Duration: 1 Hour     CPD Points: 1 Hour

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

    • Understand what a catheter is and why it is used
    • Describe the risks associated with catheters
    • Describe prevention steps taken to avoid infection
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Catheterisation – Course Introduction
    • What is a Catheter
    • Risk of Not Emptying Bladder
    • Risk Associated with Urinary Catheters
    • Urinary Tract Infections
    • Types of Urinary Catheter
    • Caring for a Urinary Catheter
    • Suprapubic Catheters
    • Living with a Catheter
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Catheterisation free course certificate.


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