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Our Catheterisation training course is designed for all RGNs, enrolled nurses & qualified staff who may have not conducted catheterisation before or require a refresher to update their skill set.

Urinary catheterisation is a medical procedure used to drain and collect urine from the bladder. By the end of the Catheterisation training course attendees will be familiar with reasons for catheterisation, the equipment selection and the processes involved with male, female and supra pubic catheterisation.

Please note: A competency framework is included in this training. Competency is achieved in the workplace following the training. Each procedure needs to be signed off by a qualified, senior member of staff. The completed document can then be used to identify the individuals’ competence.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Definitions and methods of catheterisation
  • Understand the advantages and risks of urethral and suprapubic catheterisation
  • Indications for urethral and suprapubic catheterisation
  • Contraindications to catheterisation Urological anatomy and physiology male and female
  • Post procedure catheter positioning
  • Post procedure check list
  • Daily care of catheter systems including record keeping
  • Male and/or female and/or supra pubic catheterisation procedure (theory and practical session)
  • Applied practical workstation and simulated practical assessment
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities
  • Competency framework and theory test

Who is this course for?

This CPD training course is designed for organisations wishing to train 8 or more staff members and can be delivered either face-to-face, or as an online webinar. For further information, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or make an online enquiry.


Face-to-Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day & full day options
  • The full day option provides opportunity for all delegates to participate in a practical workstation
  • This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

Acute Training Solutions strive to to deliver an engaging and informative learning experience in a safe and inclusive environment. All of our face-to-face training courses are carried out by experienced healthcare professionals, delivered at training centres across the UK.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2.5 hours
  • Practical elements of the training are displayed using video examples, there is no hands-on practical element in this training. Webinar training sessions are most commonly used as refresher training sessions

Acute Training Solutions strive to to deliver an engaging and informative learning experience in a safe and inclusive environment. All of our webinar training sessions are carried out by experienced healthcare professionals.


Online training for individuals

Whilst Acute Training Solutions specialise in delivering healthcare training within organisations, we also offer two hour webinar workshops for individual healthcare professionals wishing to stay up-to-date on the latest procedures, legislation and best practice whilst aiding CPD and revalidation.

Run weekly, and covering a wide range of topics, our webinar workshops are delivered via Zoom by qualified trainers and can be completed in the comfort of your own home or workplace.


Make an enquiry

Acute Training can provide a tailored healthcare training to your organisation or team. To find out more about this course, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or complete the short online form below. A member of our team will be in touch right away.

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