|Keywords||Urologic catheters, incontinence absorbent products, urethra urinary incontinence neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction|
|Target Audience||Physicians, nurses, physical therapists/physios, medical trainees, basic scientists|
|Aims and Objectives|
The aim of this workshop is to provide attendees up-to-date on clinical use of urologic catheters, products and devices, providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary review and perspective. Intermittent and indwelling catheters, absorbent products and internal/external urethral devices will be discussed. Current technology and evidence-based guidelines with translation to clinical practice will be presented. The use of catheters in surgical cases, particularly in the older adult, will be detailed. Use of catheterization in a specific population of women will be reviewed. A knowledge-based survey of nurses who perform catheterization will be presented. The workshop will be interactive.