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AMDA's 2018 Annual Conference


SA22-18 - Urinary and Fecal Incontinence: What to do About it in PA/LTC


Mar 24, 2018 4:00pm ‐ Mar 24, 2018 5:30pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This session will discuss the epidemiology, classification, risk factors, and pathophysiology of urinary incontinence (UI) and fecal incontinence (FI) in persons living in the PA/LTC environment. The talk will cover evidence-based recommendations for assessment, treatment, and management of these conditions within the framework of patient-centered goals of care in PA/LTC. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies will be reviewed. Psychosocial implications of UI and FI and the importance of patient-provider communication will be highlighted. Interactive case-based scenarios will be utilized. Innovative and emerging treatment techniques such as tibial neuromodulation and a patient-learning community research project will also be presented.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the epidemiology, risk factors, classification, and pathophysiology of urinary and fecal incontinence in the PA/LTC environment.
  2. Discuss evidence-based recommendations for the assessment of urinary and fecal incontinence in the context of patient-centered care in PA/LTC.
  3. List pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for urinary and fecal incontinence in older adults in the PA/LTC continuum.
  4. Describe patient-oriented goals of care for the interprofessional management and improvement of quality of life for persons with urinary and fecal incontinence in PA/LTC.

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