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Urinary Continence Care

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Hollister Education has developed an online course in Urinary Continence Care that offers healthcare professionals the opportunity to learn more about this specialised area of care. There are a total of seven lessons that may be viewed in any order, with an assessment at the conclusion of each lesson.  Topics include:  anatomy & physiology, bladder dysfunction, urinary tract infections, continence assessment, bladder dysfunction investigations, bladder dysfunction treatment options, and bladder dysfunction management. Each lesson contains a glossary of terms and reference resources.

 

Lesson 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Continence Care Lesson 1

  • Recognise the main structural components of the urinary system and the associated functions 
  • Explain bladder structure and function 
  • Identify the neurological component necessary for voiding control

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Lesson 2: Bladder Dysfunction

Continence Care Lesson 2

  • Differentiate between different types of bladder dysfunction
  • Recognise symptoms of bladder dysfunction and the causes for those symptoms

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Lesson 3: Urinary Tract Infections

Continence Care Lesson 3

  • Explain what a urinary tract infection is and the potential cause(s)
  • Identify the symptoms of a urinary tract infection
  • Identify recommendations to treat and prevent urinary tract infections

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Lesson 4: Continence Assessment

Continence Care Lesson 4

  • Identify the four main elements of continence assessment
  • Differentiate between three types of continence diagnoses

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Lesson 5: Bladder Dysfunction Investigations

Continence Care Lesson 5

  • Differentiate between different assessments, tests, and tools that can be used to perform a complete diagnosis of bladder function

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Lesson 6: Bladder Dysfunction Treatment Options

Continence Care Lesson 6

  • Differentiate between various treatment options for bladder dysfunction

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Lesson 7: Bladder Dysfunction Management

Continence Care Lesson 7

  • Identify some of the products and devices available to help manage incontinence and safe bladder emptying

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The information provided herein is not medical advice and is not intended to substitute for the advice of your personal physician or other healthcare provider. This information should not be used to seek help in a medical emergency. If you experience a medical emergency, seek medical treatment in person immediately.

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