Indwelling Urinary Catheters for Healthcare Assistants

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Indwelling Urinary Catheters for Healthcare Assistants

There are times when it becomes necessary to assist in urinary elimination for residents by using indwelling catheters. Nursing assistants provide daily care of the catheter when the resident has an indwelling catheter for urinary drainage. This care is necessary to help minimize the risk of catheter- associated urinary tract infections.

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About the Course

This course is approved for .25 continuing education credit by the American Medical Certification Association.  This course takes approximately .25 hours to complete. Haga clic aquí para tomar el curso en Español

Learning Objectives

1. Review the sixteen steps for routine catheter care 2. Understand the infection risk and the common signs of infection that occur 3. Understand indwelling urinary catheters

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