Urinary Incontinence: No One Should Suffer in Silence

Vicki Y. Johnson, PhD, RN, CUCNS

 

Overview:

If you don't raise the topic with patients at risk for urinary incontinence, they probably won't talk about it. Learn how to start the conversation. Don't let embarrassment prolong the problem.

Purpose/Goal: To provide registered nurses with information to help them care for patients with urinary incontinence.


Objectives:

1. Differentiate the types of urinary incontinence.
2. Describe how to assess the patient with urinary incontinence.
3. List current treatment options for urinary incontinence.


Author:

Vicki Y. Johnson, PhD, RN, CUCNS, is a professor at the University of Alabama School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The planners and author of this CNE activity have disclosed no financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.


Contact Hours: 1.6

Expiration Date: 3/31/2014

 

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