If you are working with patients to reduce their risk of falling, you need to be able to screen for and provide basic interventions for bladder control problems like urinary urgency and nocturia (waking at night to urinate). This course provides the basic skills and knowledge you need to effectively address bladder control problems from a behavioral perspective with your at-fall-risk- patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on July 15, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0 OK Category B; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify at least two symptoms of urinary incontinence and overactive bladder in their patients who are at risk of falling or who have already fallen.
- Participants will be able to describe at least two relationship factors between bladder control problems and increased risk of falls
- Participants will be able to describe at least three instructional strategies for patients to reduce urinary urgency and loss of bladder control in order to reduce risk of falls.
|0-5 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|5-25 Minutes||Scope of the problem of bladder symptoms and falls|
|25-95 Minutes||Bladder control basics (physiology) and exam|
|95-115 Minutes||Behavioral and exercise strategies to reduce bladder control problems|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Dr. Neville is a board-certified Women’s’ Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) and President of her consulting and education firm, Neville Know-How, Inc. She is currently providing clinical patient care as a pelvic health physical therapist and is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. A highlight of her career was developing the first credentialled Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency Program in the state of Florida at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville. She has published several peer-reviewed research articles and textbook chapters. She has been practicing and teaching pelvic health physical therapy courses for over 30 years.
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