Paediatric Catheter Skills Day

Paediatric Catheter Skills Day


Date – 5th July 2024 

9am – 4pm 

Target Audience: Paediatric Community Nursing Teams / Bladder and Bowel Teams  

Venue: Ward 83 Large Training Room

2nd Floor, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

(Please use Stem Cell Unit Entrance, turn left and knock on the door)

 Cost: £100 per head 

Payment: We have partnered with Kidneys for Life to set up this event – please use the Kidneys for Life booking link to secure your place.

Syllabus to be covered (timetable will be sent out once attendees confirmed):

  • Indwelling Catheter Insertion Simulation (competency signed)
  • Indwelling urinary catheter care
  • Troubleshooting indwelling catheters
  • Catheter products and accessories e.g. types of free drainage bags, flip-flo valves
  • Urine sampling from an indwelling urinary catheter
  • Catheter flushing simulation (competency signed)
  • Removal of indwelling urinary catheters
  • Rationale and principles of intermittent catheterisation (CIC/ISC)
  • Intermittent catheterisation simulation (competency signed)
  • School/nursery training process
  • Brief overview of other urological conditions and continence procedures e.g. vesicostomy, Mitrofanoff, bladder augmentation
  • Q&A with clinical nurse specialist in paediatric urology


For more information or if you have any queries, please email sarah.colwill@mft.nhs.uk or to reserve a place please click here.

You will be issued with theory and simulation competency certificates at the end of the day, and the session will equal 7 hours of CPD.

Kidneys for Life will issue an attendance certificate to go towards your revalidation, following completion of a feedback questionnaire.