Urinary Catheter Care
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This CNA inservice covers urinary catheter care including: (1) basic information about the anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract and urinary system; (2) concepts of prevention of infection and sterility, and; (3) specific techniques that are used to care for the patient who has a urinary catheter.
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- Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary Tract and Urinary System
- The In-dwelling Urinary Catheter System
- Why Does a Patient Need a Urinary Catheter System
- The Basics of Urinary Catheter Care
- Specific Techniques and Responsibilities of Care for the Patient with an In-Dwelling Urinary Catheter
- Identify the components of the urinary system and the urinary tract.
- Identify the primary function of the components of the urinary system/urinary tract.
- Identify two tests used to evaluate kidney and urinary tract functioning.
- Identify the two basic reasons for insertion of an in-dwelling urinary catheter.
- Identify complications associated with in-dwelling catheters.