Clinical Directions in Continence Care

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Tuesday 28th August 2018
09:00 - 16:00
Capacity: 110

A day session dedicated to nurses wanting to hear about the latest evidence and to catch up on some clinical skills.

There is a $50 registration rate for non-registered delegates wishing to attend this programme. Please email emailing Ms. Keren Abuhasira to register. Registered delegates are welcome to attend this programme as part of their registration fee but MUST pre-register via the online system or by emailing Ms. Keren Abuhasira

Please note this programme is subject to change.

08:00 08:30 Registration
08:30 08:35 Introduction Christine Bradway & Donna Thompson
Keynote: Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections
08:35 09:15 Preventing Catheter-associated UTIs: U.S. Perspective Shannon Novosad
Catheters and Products Experts: The Good and the Not-so-Good
09:15 09:30 Catheter coatings and material, do they make a difference? Nikki McCormick
09:30 09:45 Catheter characteristics that can improve self-catheterisation Mary A Wasner
09:45 10:00 Tips on male external catheter application and use Karen Spriggs
10:00 10:15 Improving absorbency, current technology in incontinence pads Tony Forsberg
10:15 10:30 Discussion/questions
10:30 11:00 Coffee break and exhibition
The Pelvic Floor
11:00 11:15 The role of the nurse midwife in promoting pelvic floor health during childbirth Lisa Kane Low
11:15 11:30 Acupuncture: A viable treatment for incontinence and LUTS Sandra Engberg
11:30 11:45 Discussion/questions
11:45 13:00 Lunch & Exhibition
UTIs are Part of LUTS
13:00 13:15 Incidence and characteristics of UTIs in women: Analysis of OPTUM database Jean Wyman
13:15 13:30 What is the Evidence-base for treatment of recurrent UTIs in women Ariana Smith, Jason Brown
13:30 13:45 Discussion/questions
13:45 14:00 Coffee break and exhibition
Catching up with Clinical Skills
14:00 14:45 Primer on UDS Mikel Gray
14:45 15:30 Biofeedback assisted pelvic floor muscle training in Adults & Children- hands on Donna Thompson, Andrea Branas
15:30 15:45 Discussion/questions
15:45 Parting comments Donna Thompson, Chris Bradway