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Catheterisation Awareness

Too frequently catheters are used without proper indication or are continued longer than needed. Keep your patients safe and comfortable by training your staff to be aware of the correct procedures regarding catheterization.


Gain an understanding of catheterization and the management of associated risks with our online catheterization course.

Our online Catheterisation Awareness course is designed for professionals in a healthcare setting. Learners will be able to know the different types of urinary catheters, the risks involved, and how they are managed.

The aim of this course is to greater increase your understanding of catheterization and are aware of its associated risks.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • What is catheterization
  • Why use catheterization
  • The causes and types of incontinence
  • Different types of catheters
  • How a catheter is inserted
On completion of this course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • Describe catheterization
  • Understand the purpose of urinary catheterization
  • Understand the causes and types of incontinence
  • Describe the different types of catheters
  • Understand how a catheter is inserted

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