As you watch the video on the procedure of male catheterization, note that the nurse is explaining each step of what she is doing to the patient. Although the procedure is very uncomfortable, it is essential as a health care professional to help the patient to relax.

This presentation provides a live procedure on a patient and a step by step procedure of a male intermittent self-catheterization.



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Equipment Needed for Male Intermittent Self-Catheterization

  • Urine collecting hat
  • Warm soapy water in a basin
  • Clean washcloth
  • Catheter
  • Lubricant
  • Clean hand towel
  • Re-sealable plastic bag

It is important to never force the catheter. Make sure you always measure and record the urine output.

HT: Bmedinago