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Understanding Continence Promotion: Effective Management of Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction in Adults

Association for Continence Advice (ACA) via FutureLearn

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Overview

Learn how to support self-management of continence conditions

On this course you’ll examine the principles and practice of promoting continence with people who have bladder or bowel dysfunction.

You’ll learn how to recognise and assess the common conditions experienced. You’ll develop the skills to work with adults with different types of continence problems.

You’ll also learn how to create effective management plans to treat the condition, and explore how to minimise the impact of these stigmatising conditions.

By the end of the course you’ll understand how to effectively treat the condition, and support the person to self-manage their condition.

The course is for healthcare professionals, in particular nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. It may also be of interest to anyone experiencing bladder or bowel dysfunction.

If you are a continence professional in the UK or Ireland, the ACA are offering free upgraded access to this course to new and existing members. Please contact the ACA to take advantage of this offer.

Taught by

Jo Booth

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