30th January, 2020
3rd March, 2020
26th May, 2020
10th September 2020
21st October, 2020
18th November, 2020
8.30a.m. – 4.30p.m.
Eligible to attend:
The aim of this course is to equip nurses with the appropriate knowledge and skills for best practice in male catheterisation management and suprapubic re-catheterisation thus enhancing patient care.
This course is aimed at nurses from a variety of settings mainly nursing homes, residential services, intellectual disability; hospice, community settings such as home care and public health. It is suitable for hospital based nurses who wish to gain a general understanding of male catheterisation and supra pubic re-catheterisation but does not focus on post-operative care or specialist urology procedures.
Following completion of the study day, participants will have achieved the following learning outcomes:
- Examined the Scope of Practice Framework for Nurses and Midwives, and expanded nurses’ role
- Reviewed anatomy & physiology of the male genito-urinary system and completed an individual short test
- Explored the guidelines for good practice in adult catheter management from best available evidence
- Understand infection control principles in male catheterisation
- Observed procedure demonstration for male catheterisation – urethral catheterisation and suprapubic re-catheterisation
- Understand the care and management of the potential complications of urethral catheterisation
- Demonstrated skills in male catheterisation on training mannequin and completion of Theoretical Component Competency record
Please ensure that you can complete your competency requirement in a clinical setting following the clinical skill study day.
7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) approved by An Bord Altranais Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (The Nurse and Midwifery Board of Ireland).