This is our Covid-19 Safe format of our Workshop due to necessary adherence with Vic Government restrictions as an essential Clinical Health Care Education service. 

Limited spaces are available to ensure correct spacing requirements are met for infection control. Guidelines must be followed.

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.

New dates have been made available. Places are limited so register and book a 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.

This Workshop is presented by Kerry Poole and Sam GebertNurse Continence Specialists, with over 28 years combined experience and current practice in the field.

Nurse Continence Specialist - Kerry Poole

Kerry Poole is a Nurse Continence Specialist at the Victorian Continence Resource Centre passionate and strongly committed to working in the community helping dispel the myths about incontinence and encouraging people to seek help about their incontinence problems.

Nurse Continence Specialist - Sam Gebert

Sam Gebert is a Nurse Continence Specialist at the Victorian Continence Resource Centre. Sam is a passionate advocate of men’s health, with a speciality in men’s continence and sexual health. He joins us after working at Movember in the Prostate Cancer program of TrueNTH where he care-coordinated an Australia wide telehealth program.