Urology - Central Manchester University Hospitals

January 17, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Science, Health Science, Urology
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How we help patients psychologically through preparation Techniques in a Urology department. Presented by Yvie Morley – Health Play Specialist (Nephro-Urology) & Cheryl Jennings Urology Nurse specialist. Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

Meet the Nursing Team

Sue Wright –

Urology nurse specialist

Janet Fishwick – head of urology specialist nursing Cheryl Jennings - Urology Nurse Specialist

Bev Whitnall –

Urology Nurse Specialist

Urology Preparation • • • • • • • •

Bladder Augmentation Mittrofanoff. Removal catheters. Bowel Management. Urodynamics. Bladder Neck repair. Formation of urostomy Bladder extrophy transition clinic. • Bladder washouts. • Bladder Assessments. • Intermittent self catheterisation.


What catheterisation involves

Intermittent self catheterisation

•Distressing for child •Invasive procedure

•Reluctance to comply •Not short term, life long

Preparation for catheterisation. •Magazine •Story books/ comic book

•Step by step cards •Catheter Ted •DVD •Mirror •Catheter Play

•Catheterisation Diaries

Catheterisation Diaries

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Lots of upset children Needed to slow the process down Make the child feel involved in the process Consider their feelings and thoughts Give them hints, tips and encouragement. Simple pictures Step by step approach. Gain the child’s trust

Catheterisation Diary

Gets the child talking about their feelings towards the procedure without feeling interrogated!

A psychological approach

Distressed child

Joint Home visits

Play with catheters e.g. bath time.

Locating urethra Using a mirror.

Insert tip of catheter

Insert up to bladder neck

Fully insert catheter.

Complete diary For thought and feelings

Placing catheter Around urethral Opening.

Bladder Assessment Clinic • • • • •

• • •

Nurse led clinic Full bladder assessment Advice on fluid intake/diet Intensive bladder training programme Simple explanation on how the urinary system should work. Support for child and family. Referral for urodynamics. Work book to complete.

Why have a work book ?

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Lots of information given here and there. Nothing that was aimed directly at the child. Nothing that really engaged the child in the assessment. Long and not child friendly charts to fill in. Information that wasn’t needed. Simple clear information that both child and family can follow. A section for extra information/help/support An incentive for the child to complete the programme for 2 weeks.

Original bladder Diary

What’s in the book ?

Simple picture of the urinary system

Brief explanation about section

5-10 years reminder how to train your bladder.

10 years + how to train your bladder.

Draw on how many drinks you had today.

What drinks are good /bad for the bladder.

The good fibre guide. Poo diary!

The wetting Diary

Simple Key for the child to follow when filling in diary.

A5 School Diary

Easier to keep in bag at school attach it to main diary before clinic review.

The incentive to complete the programme.

Just a bit of fun

Sarah’s Diary

It’s really annoying me!

Abigail’s comments

Children engage with the programme

Parents engage with the programme and work together with their child.

The Results • All the children engage with the programme. • Children want to continue with sheets after initial 2 week assessment. • Children are dry. • Decreases amount of review clinics. • Increases discharge rate from service. • Children feel involved in their treatment. • Improves self esteem and well being.

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