Presentation Handout Promoting Urinary Continence in LTC
9 Myths of Incontinence in Older Adults
Bowel & Bladder Log
CNA Continence Quiz
Potential for Bowel & Bladder Training Tool
Transient UI Protocol and Assessment Tool
Urinary incontinence is an area of concern for many nursing homes. Understanding the causes of urinary incontinence and learning about interventions to help decrease the number of nursing home residents who develop incontinence can result in an enhanced quality of life and decrease adverse outcomes.
This WebEx is open to all nursing home staff.
Upon completion of the WebEx, participants will be able to:
- Identify attitudes and myths surrounding urinary incontinence
- Describe the causes, types and incidence of urinary incontinence in the frail elder population
- Identify evidence-based approaches for identifying, assessing and treating urinary incontinence in long-term care
- Discuss various toileting programs and incontinence management strategies that can be implemented by the care team
Kelly Kruse, RN, APRN-BS, MS, is owner of UroGyn Consultations LLC, an independent nursing consultation practice specific to the management of urinary incontinence, pelvic floor health and gynecologic care. She has received Distinguished Faculty recognition from the National Collaborative for Stress Urinary Incontinence and Women’s Health and is a member of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associations (SUNA) and the National Association for Continence (NAFC). She received her Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Colorado in 1986 and her Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing in 1995. A nationally recognized speaker, she has served as a nursing professor, mentor and health care provider throughout her nursing career. Her practice background in public and community health, internal medicine and women’s health led to a specialization in continence management. Kelly serves as continence consultant to several LTC facilities in Southwest Wisconsin.
Questions regarding this event, please contact:
Brenda Groves, LPN
Email | (785) 273-2552 x 350
Krystal Hays, RN, MSN, RAC-CT
Email | (402) 476-1399, Ext. 522
Michelle Lauckner, RN, RAC-CT, IP-BC
Email | (701) 852-4231
Lori Hintz, RN
Email | (605) 354-3187