|Category||Rehabilitation & Conservative Treatments|
|Keywords||catheters evidence-based clinical practice|
|Target Audience||Physicians, researchers, nurses physical therapist|
|Aims and Objectives|
This workshop will provide a comprehensive review of current indications, use and complications associated with urinary catheters providing evidence-based guidelines with translation to clinical practice. New catheter technology will be reviewed. Objectives include:
1.Detail the current use of indwelling, intermittent and external catheters.
2.Differentiate the various catheterization techniques, indications, complications and nursing management.
3.Understand the perioperative use of catheters for incontinence surgery with a discussion of protocols for discontinuing catheters.
4.Describe self-management techniques and quality of life burden of patients with urinary catheters.
5.Present evidence-based guidelines on the use of urinary ca