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Free CPD Accredited Training For You & Your Team!

Great Bear are pleased to offer a face to face, practical workshop on the subject of catheter care. This workshop is aimed at Healthcare Professionals who support patients living with indwelling catheters.

Over a one and a half hour session, delivered at your workplace, this training will cover:

  • How, when and what to document regarding catheter care and when to escalate concerns to senior staff.
  • The importance of infection control precautions associated with catheter care, including hand hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • The skill of securing a catheter utilising a retaining device.
  • Recognising different types of outlet tap and how to use them.
  • How to empty a drainable urine drainage bag and the difference between drainable and non drainable bags.
  • How to cleanse the urethral site of a patient with a catheter in situ.
  • How to attach leg bags to a night bag for overnight drainage.
  • The best practice of changing a urine drainage bag.
  • How to safely secure a urine drainage bag to the leg using appropriate sleeves, straps and holders.

Why should I complete this training?

We offer this workshop completely free of charge at a time and location to suit you. The workshop has been accredited by The CPD Certification Service and so it will count towards the practical CPD hours you need for revalidation. It is a great way of improving the skills that your team currently have which in turn will improve the level of patient care they are able to deliver.

How do I go about receiving this training?

If you are interested in receiving this training, register your interest here and one of our team will be in touch.