This is a new Online format of our Workshop due to necessary adherence with Stage 4 Government Covid-19 restrictions as an essential Clinical Health Care Education service.

New Format:

  • A Theory component  delivered by live video platform with opportunities to ask questions (2.5 hours). A workshop handbook will be posted to participants prior to commencement.
  • Theory component assessment to be completed online.
  • The  demonstration and participant competency component will be booked in once face to face education can resume.
  • All components must be completed to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

This program provides 6 CPD hours in total.

All Nurses participating in this workshop are expected to have prior knowledge and experience in aseptic technique.

At the completion of this program the participants will be able to:

  • Define the structures of the male and female lower urinary tract.
  • Describe the clinical indications and contraindications for urethral/suprapubic catheterisation.
  • Outline the nursing care to be provided post catheter insertion.
  • Perform two out of the 3 types of catheterisations i.e. male or female urethral and suprapubic catheterisation.

Places are limited so register and book your place

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*Note: In the absence of workplace guidelines we recommend as part of this competency that participants have at least two supervised changes with an experienced clinician. VCRC uphold ANZUNS guidelines.

Please refer to ANZUNS guidelines.