Suprapubic catheter care Teaching 1930

SN instructed patient about suprapubic catheter care, always wash your hands with soap and water before and after handling your catheter, make sure that the catheter tubing does not get twisted or kinked, and that urine is flowing out of the catheter into the urine collection bag, keep the urine collection bag below the level of your bladder, make sure that the urine collection bag does not drag and pull on the catheter, you can shower with your catheter and urine collection bag in place unless you have been told not to, clean the bag every day after removing it from the catheter. Use another container while you clean the bag. To clean the bag, fill it with 2 parts vinegar to 3 parts water and let it stand for 20 minutes. Then empty it out, and let it air-dry.