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Incontinence:Non-Neurogenic Urinary Incontinence in Adults (5 contact hours) (#904)

Course Level:  Beginner/Intermediate

Item Number:  904

Hours:  5

Price:  $65.00

Email Price:  $60.00

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Special Notes:
AOTA Categories: 1 (Domain of OT) & 2 (OT Process)~~~~ Mail format of course material is in a 8 1/2" x 11" booklet.

 

Description

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a significant disorder, costing billions of dollars annually to treat, having the potential to progress to even more severe health consequences and causing serious disruption to the health, social, and emotional well-being of those who suffer from it. The incidence is growing and physical and occupational therapy clinicians have been and can continue to be in the forefront in providing effective treatments for incontinence. This course is designed to introduce PTs, PTAs, OTs and OTAs to the types and causes of incontinence, and the treatments and resources therapists can provide to those patients experiencing it. The course is useful for those working in skilled nursing facilities, home health, acute care and outpatient clinics. (This course does not include instruction in EMG, electrical stimulation or biofeedback, which require formal training.)----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES****1. Define incontinence 2. Identify basic anatomy of the systems that maintain continence 3. Compare pelvic floor muscles and synergistic muscles that maintain continence 4. Identify the types of incontinence and list the primary causes and risk factors for each 5. Differentiate between transient and chronic urinary incontinence 6. Discuss the role of physical and occupational clinicians in treating adults with non-neurogenic urinary incontinence 7. Identify which surveys and questionnaires are available to assess type and severity of UI and discuss effectiveness of treatments 8. Identify functional tests used to determine impact of mobility on continence 9. Identify the components of a pelvic floor muscle assessment 10. Recognize the side effects of the drugs your patients may be taking and the impact they may have on your intervention 11. Explain how to use bladder diaries and timed voiding schedules 12. Discuss which topics to include in caregiver training 13. Discuss how healthcare setting influences treatment options

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Purchasing an eBook will give you access to that course through www.Elsevier.com. Just sign-up with them and enter your eBook code to download your eBook. The following courses are now available by eBook:#411e, #412e, #414e, #438e, #809e, and #1510e. You may print the emailed exam and submit by fax or mail. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time.  You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS SENT WITH YOUR EBOOK COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course Reviews

Generally, I thought the course was quite thorough. I would have enjoyed it more, however, if there had been more emphasis on exercises and treatment and less on anatomy. The course did flow and was organized. The pictures were difficult to see.
Christine P., Dec. 4, 2017

I felt this was a very good course and I was able to gain valuable knowledge especially for my current work setting. it was easy to follow and I enjoyed doing the course.
Maria L-D, Jul. 16, 2015

Good, organized information.
Cynthia W, Jun. 18, 2015

This course was good
Danika J, Jan. 10, 2015

 

 

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* ONLINE COURSE DISCOUNT ONLY*---- 1 COURSE-- 10%, 2-4 COURSES-- 20%, 5 OR MORE COURSES-- 25%




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