Continence Care Training

Overview

Continence Care Training – Facilitated by registered nurses with first hand clinical experience, this ½ day blended learning course allows learners to demonstrate theoretical and practical competencies within a classroom environment.

This training course is intended to provide a broad understanding of issues surrounding continence care and demonstrates best clinical practice.

Why Is It Important?

continence care

Urinary incontinence affects over 3 million adults within the UK. It can adversely affect all activities of daily living and negatively impact upon families and carers. Unmanaged urinary incontinence places considerable burden upon the NHS.

It is vital healthcare professionals are able to identify the underlying cause of urinary incontinence through appropriate assessment and diagnosis. A full assessment is required in order to reach a diagnosis and decide on the most appropriate treatment.

Urinary incontinence affects over 3 million adults and can have an adverse effect on their physical, psychological and social well-being. The impact on families and carers can be profound.

It is important for healthcare professionals to identify the underlying cause of urinary incontinence through assessment. A full assessment is required in order to reach a diagnosis and decide on the most appropriate treatment.

Session Outline

  • Urinary continence assessment
  • Fluid intake and continence care
  • Vaginal examination in the assessment of urinary incontinence
  • Bladder retraining
  • Bladder ultrasound/scanner
  • Conservative management of urinary incontinence

Aimed At

Healthcare professionals (registered and unregistered) in any setting, including outpatient and community settings, nursing and residential homes, midwifery and child services or hospitals.

Facilitated by

Registered nurses with first hand clinical experience

CPD Accredited

Underpinned by

0203 974 6950

available from 08:30 – 17:30

Address Discovery Park, Innovation House, Innovation Way, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9FD