Nursing CPD Institute

What makes up a continence assessment?

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 31 March 2021
In this webinar, we will explore the importance of assessment of urinary incontinence in an adult, causes of incontinence and the essential components of an assessment.

“Assessment of urinary incontinence in an adult”

Course Content

Incontinence of urine can be a very socially disabling condition. There can also be physical, psychological and financial ramifications.

Incontinence is a symptom of an underlying condition, it is not a disease itself. There is always a cause for the problem.

Assessment of incontinence is the first step in providing care for a person suffering from incontinence.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the importance of assessment of urinary incontinence in an adult
  • Understand what can cause incontinence
  • List the essential components of an assessment
  • Be able to adapt the components to suit the clients in your own care
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