Managing Urinary Incontinence in Women

Managing Urinary Incontinence in Women 

Urinary incontinence is a condition that can have significant effects on women, including financial impacts and quality of life issues. Proper management of urinary incontinence requires a comprehensive nursing assessment and coordination with the interdisciplinary team to determine the most effective management plan. This course presents the pathophysiology of urinary incontinence, as well as assessment and intervention strategies for the various types of urinary incontinence in women. 

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-MUIW

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-MUIW
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Discuss the impact of urinary incontinence in women.
Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of urinary incontinence in women.
Define the role of the female pelvic floor in maintaining continence.
Identify the components for evaluation of urinary incontinence in women.
Explain methods to manage urinary incontinence in women.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Urinary Incontinence in Women

Definition

Etiology

Impact

Types of Incontinence

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Mixed Incontinence

Overflow Incontinence

Other Causes

Review

Summary

Section 3: Role of the Female Pelvic Floor

Structure

Muscle Contraction

What About the Bladder?

Review

Summary

Section 4: Evaluating Urinary Incontinence in Women

Urinary Health History

Assessment Items

Other Behaviors

Prolapse

Review

Summary

Section 5: Managing Urinary Incontinence in Women

Overall Approach

The Bladder Diary

Managing the Urge to go NOW

Bladder Irritants

Pelvic Floor Exercise

What About Rest?

What About Resistance?

Case Study

Functional Exercise

Physical Therapy Interventions

Pharmaceutical Interventions

Surgical and Special Procedures

Tips and Tricks

Review

Summary

Section 6: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Congratulations!

Instructor: Denise Ray, PT
Denise Ray is a practicing Physical Therapist and is a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Allied Health Professions in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. Ray has ten years of clinical experience treating women in inpatient, outpatient and home health settings at one of the largest specialty hospitals for women and infants in the United States. She has taught community education programs and written patient education materials on a variety of women’s health topics, including back pain in pregnancy, urinary incontinence, osteoporosis and lymphedema. Denise has served as a laboratory instructor for continuing education programs designed for physical therapists that intend to specialize in treatment of women’s health issues. She has authored and taught continuing education programs to teach physical therapists in other practice settings about women’s health issues. Disclosure: Denise Ray, PT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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