Continence Care – 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?
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.
- 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
Health care professionals (registered and unregistered) in any setting, including outpatient and community settings, nursing and residential homes, midwifery and child services or hospitals.
Registered nurses with first hand clinical experience