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Details
CPD55m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)156
First Published
Updated04 August 2019
Expires 04 August 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Course examines why many people may experience urinary incontinence across their lifespan, and how this symptom can be managed in order to reduce the impact it can have on the person experiencing it and those who care for them.

Topics
  • Review of genitourinary anatomy and physiology;
  • Causes and risk factors for urinary incontinence;
  • Strategies to manage urinary incontinence;
  • How to develop a targeted plan to manage symptoms.
Need

There are millions of people worldwide living with urinary incontinence. The need for registered nurses, midwives and other health professiona;s to improve their comprehension of urinary incontinence is an imperative that will ensure people living with this symptom-based disorder are assessed and managed appropriately.

Purpose

The purpose of this Course is to further your understanding of the causes of urinary incontinence, the people that are most at risk and how to assess people living with urinary incontinence in order to correctly identify the type of urinary incontinence.

Learning Outcomes
  • Use your understanding of the genitourinary anatomy and physiology to enhance patient education regarding the pathophysiology of their incontinence.
  • Identify the causes and risk factors for urinary incontinence to initiate early interventions in order to prevent the progression of the condition.
  • Effectively use an assessment tool to gather information from a person living with urinary incontinence to develop strategies to manage their condition.
  • Interpret assessment information to correctly identify the type of urinary incontinence in order to develop a targeted plan to manage symptoms.
Target Audience

This Course is relevant to registered nurses and midwives at all levels of experience, working across a variety of settings.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Norah Bostock

Norah Bostock is a highly qualified clinician and educator working in private practice in South Australia. Norah draws her considerable experience and expertise from both Australia and overseas. She is considered an expert in her fields of continence, clinical governance, education and training. Norah has been published both nationally and internationally and her qualifications include a master of nursing, TAE cert IV, graduate cert (health), advanced graduate diploma (business management) and advanced graduate diploma (leadership and management). See Educator Profile

Learner Reviews

4.5
156 Total Rating(s)
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Bernadette Sayer
19 Feb 2020

I found a lot of information but found that it was too much for my needs

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Bronwyn Horder
12 Feb 2020

Thorough and useful information.

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Sarah Heath
12 Feb 2020

Interesting

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Lolita Sophia Stribning
09 Feb 2020

Interesting topic, has given me a much better understanding on incontinence and being able to assess patients more confidently.

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Matthew Tait
04 Feb 2020

Excellent source

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Debra Spoehr
03 Feb 2020

Very thorough course with valuable information.

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Pushpa Roy
25 Jan 2020

It was a really good good and useful topic

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Penelope Inder
24 Jan 2020

Very informative.

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April Mollison
14 Jan 2020

A good overview of urinary incontinence

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Peter O'Connor
13 Jan 2020

Excellent