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Learning outcomes descriptions 2.4.b

Competence description VQTS:
2.4.b 

To be able to assist in

  • placing and caring of catheters,
  • placing and handling enemas and bowel catheter systems.       
  
Competence SkillsKnowledge

 

 

The professional caregiver is able to assist in the care of catheters and stomata for excretion and in the administering and handling of catheters, enemas and bowel catheter systems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The professional caregiver is able to:

  • assist in preparing materials for administering urinary catheters (e.g. the right kind and size of catheter, anaesthesia gel, blocking liquid),
  • assist in placing urinary catheters,
  • assist in preparing materials for administering suprapubic catheters,
  • assist in placing suprapubic catheters,
  • assist in preparing the correct drain system regarding diseases and patient’s/client’s needs (e.g. hourly urometer, leg pouch),
  • assist in performing bladder irrigation (e.g. single dose, continuously),
  • assist in preparing materials for administering faecal collectors,
  • assist in applying faecal collectors,
  • assist in preparing materials for administering rectal tubes and enemas,
  • assist in performing rectal enemas,
  • assist in performing enemas into stomata and to provide stoma care (see also CA.3.4),
  • assist in preparing materials for administering bowel catheter systems,
  • assist in applying bowel catheter systems,
  • assist in performing irrigation of bowel catheter systems,
  • assist in preparing and administering medication regulating the excretion according to prescription (e.g. oral medications, bowel enema, fleet enema, enema to infants) (see also CA.3.2),
  • assist in preparing materials for the care of catheters and stomata,
  • assist in the administering of suppositories and enemas,
  • recognise abnormal characteristics of excretion according to disease pattern and inform attendant physician, assist in the care of urinary catheters and stomata (see also CA.3.4).

 

 

 

The professional caregiver is able to:

  • describe the working of urinary and suprapubic catheters,
  • list standard and abnormal excretion characteristics (e.g. Bristol stool chart),
  • name diverse types of stoma and assign them to the corresponding system (e.g. ileostomy and urostomy – urogenital system, colostomy – gastrointestinal system) (see also CA.3.4),
  • name different medications for regulating excretion (e.g. different enemas, medications to increase urine excretion) (see also CA.3.2),
  • name varied materials used in care of urinary catheters and stomata,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the placing of urinary catheters,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the placing of suprapubic catheters,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the performance of bladder irrigation,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the placing of faecal collectors,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the administering of rectal tubes and enemas,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the administering enemas into stomata,
  • explain one’s own behaviour when assisting in the placing of bowel catheter systems,
  • explain diseases and conditions that lead to differences in the appearance of stool.

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