Catheter and Stoma Care
This half day course is ideal for any care or support staff who have personal care responsibilities for users of urinary catheters or stomas. The training includes theory, practical (using an anatomical catheter manikin) and video content. For Qualified Nurses, this course may be used as a follow-on from our Catheterisation course but is equally suited as a standalone course for carers responsible for the after care of catheters.
- What is a catheter?
- Types of urinary catheter: Indwelling, Suprapubic, Sheath
- Catheter care
- Problem spotting
- Ostomies: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Jejunostomy, Gastrostomy
- Stoma care
- Stoma appliances: One piece and two piece
- Stoma accessories
- Diet and stomas
Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.