Urinary incontinence is a significant health problem with considerable social and economic impact. Healthcare providers need to understand what can be done to improve continence and impact quality of life for the affected population. This course focuses on increasing awareness of the growing burden of urinary incontinence and the impact it has in all healthcare settings. Healthcare providers will learn the types of treatable incontinence and the therapeutic exercises that can be utilized by the multidisciplinary team to improve patient outcomes and the quality of life of those impacted.
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- Respect & Dignity
- Admission to Establishment
- Quality of Life
- Prevalence in Home Health
- Need for Intervention
- Quality Measures
- Labor Resource Consumption
- Impact on Skin Integrity
- Multidisciplinary Continence Care
- Types of Treatable Incontinence
- Talking with Physicians
- Muscle and Anatomy Revie
- Elements of PT/OT Evaluation
- Therapeutic Exercises
- Case Study: Successful Patient Outcome
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on continence in older adults across the continuum of care and roles of the interdisciplinary team.
- Identify prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence.
- Identify impact of urinary incontinence.
- Identify components of nursing assessment incontinence care.
- Identify therapy treatment options to reduce urinary incontinence.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
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Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Nurse, Nursing Home Administrator, and Social Worker.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial - Carmen Vitton is employed by Rehab Synergies and receives a salary. She receives payments for the presentation of this course.
Financial – Diane Zeigler is employed by Accelerated Care Plus and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.