Policy Number

CD-EC-090.7

NSHA CD-EC-090.7 Catheter Maintenance and Reinsertion - Assess, Treat and Release

Description

Registered Nurses (RNs) in Nova Scotia are authorized by their Regulatory Body to reinsert and maintain indwelling catheters. This procedure provides guidance for RNs when replacing and maintaining catheters for individuals presenting with indwelling catheters.