his one day Consultant-led course is intended to teach urology trainees to understand the essential aspects and challenges encountered during difficult catheterisations. Under direct supervision, the participants will be taught how to use the different catheters using a safe algorithmic approach. The day will be interspersed with pertinent lectures and hand-on workshop.
To teach participants about the principles of catheterisation and allow them to practice how to insert difficult catheters
To ensure that the participants understand the common pitfalls and complications during catheterisations and how to manage them
To increase awareness about the current guidelines and legal aspects surrounding catheterisations
To help the participants competently perform suprapubic catheterisation using various types of catheters make them aware of common pitfalls, and educate them about its current status
To give delegates a safer algorithmic approach to failed catheterisation
To ensure that the participants know how to manage common pitfalls and complications during catheterisations
To be able to describe different catheter materials, types, sizes, and the indications and contraindications in performing a ‘straightforward’ catheterisation.
To know about the principles behind SPC catheterisation, understand the indications/contraindications surrounding SPC insertion, and how to confidently perform the procedure,
To be aware of other, more unusual techniques in performing difficult catheterisations
To give delegates a safer algorithmic approach to failed catheterisation and how to deal with abnormal urethral anatomy
To increase awareness about the current guidelines and legal aspects around catheters
Trainees in Urology: CT1 – ST5 level
General surgical trainees with an interest in urology
Trust doctors, Clinical fellows, Research fellows and Junior specialists in Urology