IDC insertion and Care of the IDC/SPC

Are you confident in the care and management of the IDC and supra-pubic catheter (SPC)?

Do you want the knowledge and skills to insert a male indwelling catheter (IDC)?

This course is designed for healthcare providers who are required to insert male IDCs and manage the general care of any patient with an IDC or SPC in the hospital, residential, aged care and community care settings.

It will provide fundamental skills and rationales relating to the insertion of a male IDC and for confidently managing the care of patients with IDCs/SPCs. It is suitable for registered nurses, enrolled nurses, midwives and students. Accreditation will vary between workplaces and is the responsibility of the participant and workplace.

Topics include:
• Overview of anatomy and physiology
• Indications for urinary catheterisation
• Selecting catheters and drainage systems
• Nursing care of the patient with a catheter in situ and prevention of complications
• Clinical Skills
 Male catheterisation technique
 Abdominal Palpation
 Bladder Scanner
• Supra Pubic Catheter
 Anatomy of insertion
 Pertinent management and care
 Troubleshooting
 Changing
• Trial of void: preparation, success, failure

NEXT COURSE: FRIDAY 16th March, 2018 (0930-1430) 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

CLICK HERE FOR SECURE PAYPAL/CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

Location: 3 Springfield Rd Blackburn North (NewHope Baptist Church Hall)

CPD hours: 4.5

Cost: $TBC

Group bookings accepted

Presenter/s: Kate Potter

 

Please contact us for further information.