Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will learn how to evaluate and treat clients with neurogenic bladder. The course will start by providing an overview of the anatomy and physiology as it relates to micturition control. This will provide a foundation for understanding why and how to treat clients with incontinence using a client-centered approach. Attendees will learn intermittent catheterization techniques for both male and female and strategies to increase their client's independence with bladder management.
- Identify the key structures that regulate the process of micturition.
- Recognize the symptoms of overflow incontinence.
- Choose the appropriate treatment intervention for neurogenic bladder.
- Identify the three categories of urinary catheters and the appropriate use of each system.
- Identify the reimbursement guidelines for intermittent catheters.
Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants: AppleTree CEU is an AOTA approved provider - Provider #0000000033. This course is approved for 1.0 contact hours or 0.10 AOTA CEUs - Course ID 00382. This course contains beginner level content and is classified under both Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants: This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.00 CCUs for PTs and PTAs: Course approval number 74188TX
Disclosures – Mr. Despommier has no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.
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11:30 am Registration
12:00-1:00 Bladder Management
- Impact on daily life
- Interdisciplinary approach
- Therapy role
Anatomy and physiology
- Micturition control
- Male and female bladder
- Pelvic floor
- Causes of incontinence
- Overflow incontinence
- Neurogenic bladder
- Documentation and goals
- Reimbursement guidelines
Course Completion Requirements
Certificates are provided upon successful completion of the course and evaluation form.
Managing Neurogenic Bladder Individual Registrant
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