How do I set up sterile field for inserting new catheter?
- Cuff outer bag of cath kit and place within reach of work area for disposal of used supplies
- Open Cath Kit, pulling first corner away from self
- Place sterile underpad
- Apply Sterile Gloves
- Organize supplies on the tray; remove plastic from catheter, attch syringe to balloon port, moisten cotton balls with antiseptic solution, lubricate catheter tip 1-2 inches for women, 5-7 inches for men.