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Aim: This course is ideal for those working in the care sector with service users who require catheters and ensures that learners understand what catheterisation is and the risks involved with it. Learners will gain an insight into types of catheters and why they are necessary as well as types of incontinence and how they are caused.

Duration: 1 full day training in a classroom setting.


Upon completion, learners will have an understanding of guidelines, clinical indications and rationale for the following skills:

  •  What is catheterisation?
  • The purpose of urinary catheterisation.
  • Causes and types of incontinence.
  • Risks involved with catheterisation.
  • Types of catheters.
  • Emptying and cleaning of catheters.
  • Infection prevention.


Entry Requirement: Strong interest or working in providing quality care in a healthcare setting. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified and experienced Healthcare experts.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one support is available from tutors on the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.

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  1. Irene May 24, 2018 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    Hi, how much for the cathether training course?
    When the available date?


    • Barrow Training May 25, 2018 at 9:03 am - Reply

      Hi Irene, many thanks for your message. Email sent to you now!

  2. Sean Maher September 14, 2018 at 12:15 pm - Reply

    Hell, I just finished a full level 5 healthcare support course in Portlaoise. I would like to do the catheter training and clinical skills training please and how much are those both courses? Thanks.


    • Barrow Training September 14, 2018 at 2:14 pm - Reply

      Hi Sean, many thanks for your message. Email sent to you now!

  3. Martina January 25, 2019 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    I would like to book in house training for approximately 100 staff

  4. Sinead Keane Finegan April 30, 2019 at 12:54 pm - Reply

    hello id like further information on the above course please

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