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Incontinence and Catheter Care

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This course is suitable for healthcare professionals, familial or non-paid carers who look after someone who may be incontinent or individuals who may live with incontinence. The course will provide the knowledge to help you advocate for those you care for or yourself regarding continence care and the options available.

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All about this Incontinence and Catheter Care Course

This course will give you greater insight into what incontinence is and the treatments available to manage incontinence. You will explore the social, financial and emotional impacts of incontinence. You will explore the different types of urinary incontinence and what may lead to each type.

You will gain knowledge on catheters and how to care for catheters during day-to-day activities. Then you will move onto looking at faecal incontinence and what the emotional and social impacts can be and how carers can facilitate people to feel more comfortable within themselves.

You will also explore the management options available for those with incontinence and the possible treatment routes available for those living with faecal or urinary incontinence.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Suitable for those working in a care environment
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Incontinence – In the first unit of our incontinence and catheter care course you will explore the systems of the body involved in continence and incontinence, you will then learn the possible complications associated with incontinence and why it is a complex and important condition.
  • Unit 2 – Urinary Incontinence – This unit will explore the different types of urinary incontinence, what a urinary catheter is, the types available and why one may be required. This unit will finish by covering the possible complications of a urinary catheter and UTIs.
  • Unit 3 – Bowel Incontinence – This unit will explore what bowel incontinence is and what types exist, the conditions that are most associated with bowel incontinence, the impacts of bowel incontinence and what stoma bags are and why they may be used.
  • Unit 4 – Treatment and Support – In the final unit of the incontinence and catheter care course, you will explore the treatment and management options available for those with incontinence, including self-management strategies, treatment options, useful support services and online support.
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Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

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Incontinence and Catheter Care
Incontinence and Catheter Care
£20 + VAT