Catheter and Stoma Care

This half day course is ideal for care staff who have a responsibility for personal care of urinary catheters and / or faecal stomas.


Urinary catheters and faecal stomas can increase a person’s chance of developing infection greatly if not properly cared for. This half day course gives those with responsibility for their care the knowledge and practical ways devices should be cared for, once fitted.

Course Contents

  • 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

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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