Urology Masterclass for Community Nursing Staff

Monday 5 October 2020

A virtual course. Offering 2 sessions to chose from:

Afternoon session 13:00 - 16:30

Evening session 17:00 - 20:30

An interactive virtual masterclass, aimed at Community nursing teams who would like to update their urology knowledge and gain links with the NBT Urology team. This course will run over 3 and half hours and has two sittings. The faculty include BUI Urology Consultants and Urology Specialist Nurses. There will be presentations from the NBT team and video streaming on tricky topics, but also opportunities for interactive discussion.

Course facilitators – Miss Kate Warren and Miss Helena Burden (Consultant Urological Surgeons), Engela Otto and Bernadette Plenty (Urology Sisters), Rachel Skews (Urology Specialist Nurse)

To book contact karen.evely@nbt.nhs.uk

Learning objectives:

  • By the end of the session, learners will:
  • Understand strategies to reduce catheter associated UTIs
  • Understand best practice TWOC process
  • Understand how and when to refer to NBT TWOC service
  • Understand specific issues for neurological patients with a catheter
  • Understand alternatives to catheterisation
  • Understand principles of intermittent catheterisation
  • Understand techniques for coping with difficult catheterisation
  • Understand strategies in managing catheter bypassing and blockages
  • Understand strategies to deal with difficult supra-pubic catheter issues
  • Understand principles of nephrostomy management