Details
CPD1h 15m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)23
Publish Date26 July 2016
Review Date15 April 2019
Expiry Date26 July 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

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).

Details
CPD1h 15m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)23
Publish Date26 July 2016
Review Date15 April 2019
Expiry Date26 July 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Incontinence
Continence Nursing
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Further Learning

Learner Reviews

4.5

23 Total Rating(s)

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Zhimin Zhang
21 Apr 2019

It increase practical and increase the theory knowledge.

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Harkomalpreet Kaur
20 Apr 2019

good source.

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Bassey Oghenefejiro Mayeneka
14 Apr 2019

Excellent

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Linda Wallwork
11 Apr 2019

Excellent

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Catherine Harding
10 Apr 2019

Interesting and informative

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Alvina Lund
10 Apr 2019

Great resource. Thank-you.

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Marie Foster
03 Apr 2019

Subject of incontinence, I will benefit from this learning as I work in the aged care system.

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Lorraine Barker
29 Mar 2019

well presented

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Nisha Shrestha Baidya
12 Mar 2019

very good.

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jennifer hutchinson
06 Mar 2019

Very informative