Policy Number

NSHA CD-SS-001

NSHA CD-SS-001 Removal of Urinary Catheters for Surgical Patients

Description

This Care Directive (CD) provides the order and protocol for Nurses to remove indwelling catheters. It supports the safe removal of unnecessary urinary catheters for all surgical patients.

THIS CARE DIRECTIVE CURRENTLY ONLY APPLIES TO CENTRAL, EASTERN AND NORTHERN ZONES.