Details
CPD1h 15m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)69
Published26 July 2016
Expires26 July 2019
Review Due15 April 2019
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 include:

  • Overview
  • Pathophysiology and risk factors
  • Assessment
  • The different types of incontinence

Target audience

This VLA is designed for all nurses and midwives at all levels of experience, working across a variety of settings.

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.

Need

There are millions of people worldwide living with urinary incontinence. The need for the health profession 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.

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

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

Details
CPD1h 15m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)69
Published26 July 2016
Expires26 July 2019
Review Due15 April 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Incontinence
Continence Nursing
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4.5

69 Total Rating(s)

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Nelin Volmer
27 Jun 2019

Very interesting topic and informative. Vital information provided and easy to understand.

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Caitlyn Ann Willems
25 Jun 2019

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Grace Marie Bradbury
08 Jun 2019

The online topic was informative and easy to understand. It gave me a better understanding on how to manage urinary incontinence.

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Louise Hogan
04 Jun 2019

Good, needed a second viewing and will need to go over it again.

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Jacinda Clark
31 May 2019

great content.

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Sandra Brimelow
30 May 2019

This was a good learning session to give an overview of incontinence and a refresher of anatomy of the genitourinary system.

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Janet Christina McLean
30 May 2019

good

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Jacqueline Wessling
30 May 2019

Great course!

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Katie Rezuk
30 May 2019

Great

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Rachel Delahenty
29 May 2019

Very informative