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The Ausmed Education Learning Centre is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider number is P0342.

Details
CPD55m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)135
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
135 Total Rating(s)
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Harrison Land
22 Nov 2019

Very informative

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carol kelly-moore
20 Nov 2019

The education module was engaging as I completed the module during the night. The information was relevant and educational.

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Wendy Patterson
15 Nov 2019

Informative

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Nicole Louise Williams
13 Nov 2019

I found this to be very informative and worthwhile. Urinary incontinence is so common in community nursing.

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Manjeet kaur
13 Nov 2019

This was good learning about incontinence.

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Amfrid Gomes
11 Nov 2019

It was good

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lili Weinhardt
10 Nov 2019

This was very informative and relevant to my compentency

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Kirsty Offord
09 Nov 2019

Well presented

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Leonie Stickley
09 Nov 2019

aa

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kevin pierce
08 Nov 2019

very informative however a lot to take in, in a relatively short time frame