Suprapubic Catheter Tube Placement Lab

Knowledge and Skills

  • Indications for SP tube placement
  • Placement of SP tube without ultrasound guidance
  • Placement of SP tube with ultrasound guidance
  • Complications of SP tube placement


Palvolgyi R, Lee A, Ramirez F, Durbin-Johnson B, Rothschild J, Yang J. VesEcho training system: Suprapubic catheterization under ultrasound guidance. Urology Practice. 2018 Jan 5(1): 63-68.

Urology Simulation
Education Program

University of Wisconsin
Urology Simulation on YouTube

PGY-1 Bootcamp
Knot tying and Suturing
Laparoscopic skills
Bowel Anastomoses and Laparoscopic Port Placement
Cystoscopy and Ureteroscopy
Introduction to Loupe Surgery
Introduction to Microsurgery (PGY-2)

Surgical Skills Labs
Ureteral Reimplant
Advanced Endoscopy
Artificial urinary sphincter
• Slings
• PCNL Lab
Penile prosthesis
Priapism Lab
• Suprapubic Catheter Tube Placement Lab

Simulated Patient Scenarios
• GU history and exam
Disease specific cases
• Transitions of care
• Delivering bad news
• Disclosure of medical errors

Simulation Resources
Ureteroscopy Box Trainer
Vasectomy Model