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Advanced Male Urethral Catheterisation Course (for UCLH staff only)

This advanced urethral catheterisation training course will deliver the necessary knowledge base and practical skills to perform advanced urethral catheterisation techniques to manage difficult cases independently.


For UCLH doctors and nurses who are already familiar with standard urethral catheterisation but wish to enhance and expand their ability to handle difficult male urethral catheterisation cases with confidence.

The 2 hour hands-on training session provides 1:1 instruction with expert trainers and repeated practice on a dummy to become confident in advanced catheterisation techniques.


Healthcare professionals enrolling for this course are already familiar with standard urethral catheterisation.


• Introduction (30min)

• Demonstration (10min)

• Dummy practice (50min)

• Discussion (25min)

• Sign off (5min)


Note: Attendance certificate will be sent upon completion of feedback form.


Note: For public courses with advertised dates on the website, the number of places remaining is displayed on the expanded course title above. Press arrow next to "Register" button.


The learning objectives of the Course:


1. Understand the aim and rationale of a safe male urethral catheterisation algorithm

2. Recognise when standard Foley catheter placement should be abandoned

3. Identify patients who are outside scope of practice and require Urology input

4. Practice second-line UCD-catheter insertion until confident and muscle memory achieved

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