||Incontinence Nursing Management Urinary Incontinence Incontinence Health Literacy
||Nurses and members of other health care disciplines who collaborate with nurses in research and practice
Aims and Objectives
This workshop will focus on the assessment and conservative management of incontinence in specific patient populations including frail, community-dwelling elders, individuals who have had a stroke, and persons with OAB. ICI-6 recommendations relative to these patient populations will be addressed. Incontinence-specific health literacy needs of informal caregivers of individuals with incontinence will be discussed.
- 1. Discuss the assessment and evidence-based management of urinary incontinence in frail, community-dwelling older adults and individuals who have had a stroke.
2. Discuss nursing implications relative to pharmacological therapy in the management of patients with OAB.
3. Discuss recent research findings relative to continence health literacy.
4. Discuss the use of pelvic floor muscle exercise and electric stimulation in a the management of post-prostatectomy incontinence.