Urinary incontinence is an area of concern for many nursing homes. Understanding the causes of urinary incontinence and learning about interventions to help decrease the number of nursing home residents who develop incontinence can result in an enhanced quality of life and decrease adverse outcomes.
The webinar is designed for nurses, nursing home administrators, nurse practitioners, and all clinicians and allied health professionals in the nursing home setting with an interest in improving care related to the topic area are welcome to attend.
Participants will be able to explain the causes of urinary incontinence and learn ways to manage and prevent urinary incontinence in the nursing home setting.
Following this webinar, participants will be better able to:
- Describe the causes of urinary incontinence (UI)
- Identify effective methods for accurate assessment, type identification, and treatment of UI
- Discuss various toileting programs and incontinence devices/products
- Apply various interventions for UI
Kelly Kruse Nelles, RN, APRN-BC, MS, continence consultant, UroGyn Consultations, LLC; co-director, National RN Case Manager Training Center, LLC
- Download Promoting Continence presentation slides PDF
- Download Continence Quiz
- Download Bowel and Bladder Log
- Download Bowel and Bladder Diary
- Download 9 Myths of Incontinence in Older Adults
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Carrie Finley, RN, BSN, CPHQ, Continuing Education Specialist, MetaStar
Liz Dominguez, RN, BSN, CPHQ, Project Specialist, MetaStar
Emily Nelson, Project Specialist, MetaStar
Continuing Education Credits
Registered Nurses – Wisconsin and Michigan:
MetaStar, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1.0 contact hour will be awarded for successful completion.
Registered Nurses – Minnesota:
This program for 1.2 contact hours has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether these activities meet the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
MetaStar is the approved provider of nursing contact hours in a joint planning agreement with the Lake Superior Quality Network (LSQIN).
Continuing Education Disclosures
Notice of requirements for successful completion – Participants must complete an on-line evaluation with attendance attestation to obtain educational credit or a certificate of attendance. Full session attendance is required for educational credit.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships / conflicts of interest – No speaker or planner has known financial relationships or other potential conflicts of interest to disclose. Participants will be informed prior to the beginning of the educational event.
Commercial support – There is no commercial support for this activity.
Off-label use – If reference is made during this educational activity to use of a product (medication or device) other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the speaker will announce this at the time of the presentation.
Registration Fees and Refund Policy: There is no cost for this webinar.