Training

Catheter and Stoma Care

Location: Rochester Community Hub

Overview

MEETS CARE  STANDARD (Specialist)

Catheter and Stoma Care for non-clinical staff ie care homes, domiciliary care and personal assistants. This is a clinical care awareness course

Course Outline

  • Anatomy of the bladder/urethra and reasons for catheterisation
  • Demonstration and practice of catheter care using male and female manikins
  • Troubleshooting problems
  • Discussion regarding urinary tract infections signs and symptoms
  • Anatomy of the bowel
  • What is a stoma and why is it formed?
  • Differences between stomas, EG colostomy ileostomy and urostomy
  • General principles of stoma care

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate safe and effective catheter care
  • Show an awareness of the different risks for male and female patients
  • Show an understanding of the signs and symptoms of UTI
  • Show an awareness of the anatomy of the bowel
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the reasons for stoma formation and the different types of stoma
  • Discuss the care of a patient with a stoma

this is a 3 hour course.

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