All healthcare disciplines have a role in skilled intervention to treat continence. This seminar provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of normal voiding as well as normal function related to continence. Different types of incontinence are identified and assessment/treatment strategies are offered for each. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to continence improvement and demonstrates roles of each team member. Emphasis is placed on completing an assessment of voiding, identifying triggers and bladder stimulants, voiding habits and patterns, and implementing individualized care approaches. This course is open captioned.
Course created on April 14, 2016
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-553976; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to understand the scope and cost of UI in the elderly population.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to describe normal bladder and pelvic muscle function as well as the assessment and management of various types of incontinence.
- By the end of this course, the participant will be able to identify and implement strategies for effective behavioral treatment related to continence and state how to establish and facilitate a Multi-disciplinary Team Continence Improvement Program.
|5-20 Minutes||Scope of the Problem|
|20-40 Minutes||Anatomy Overview|
|40-60 Minutes||Types and Causes of Urinary Incontinence|
|60-70 Minutes||Average Bladder Function|
|70-85 Minutes||Interdisciplinary Assessment|
|85-105 Minutes||Behavioral Interventions|
|105-115 Minutes||Case Studies|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A, Summary|
Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, (MS in OT, 1993; Doctoral 2014) in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher and educator. She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; has spoken at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally, for 20+ State Health Care Associations, and for 25+ state LeadingAge affiliates. She provides continuing education support to over 17,000 therapists, nurses, and administrators nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner and a Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner. She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Affairs Affiliates and is an adjunct professor at both Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA and Gannon University in Erie, PA.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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