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Adult Bladder Control and Urinary Incontinence

Improve overall rehabilitation outcomes by providing therapeutic and behavioral interventions to improve bladder control problems in adult patients.

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About this Certificate Program

Bladder control problems, including urinary incontinence (UI) negatively impact quality of life and rehabilitation outcomes. This certificate in Bladder Control and Urinary Incontinence prepares physical and occupational therapists to identify, evaluate, and treat lower urinary tract symptoms of UI and other bladder control problems in adult patients. Therapists who successfully complete this 6-course program will enhance quality of care and improve overall rehabilitation outcomes by advancing clinical decision-making and skill in providing therapeutic and behavioral interventions, to improve UI and other bladder control problems in their adult patients.

Target Audience

Rehabilitation clinicians (PTs, PTAs, OTs, COTAs, SLPs) practicing in any rehabilitation setting and of all backgrounds and levels of experience who provide care for adults with bladder control problems will benefit from this focused training.

Goals & Objectives

  • Strengthen and add value to your practice by addressing UI and bladder control problems in aging adults in all settings.
  • Demonstrate clinical competence and confidence in identifying, evaluating, and treating symptoms of urinary incontinence and other bladder control problems in aging adult patients.
  • Integrate the understanding of bladder control and the application of the neuromotor relationship between the bladder and the pelvic floor muscles into care pathways of adults with both orthopedic and neurologic diagnoses.
  • Practice and apply strategies for treatment of UI and bladder control into the paradigm of rehabilitation treatment for all adult patients.
  • Improve rehabilitation outcomes through building a strong understanding and skill in addressing urinary incontinence and other lower urinary tract symptoms.

What's Included in the Certificate Program

Courses
Accredited Online Courses*

10 hours of online video lectures and patient demonstrations.

Courses
Interactive Learning Assessments

Case-based quizzes to evaluate and improve clinical reasoning.

Patient Education
HEP and Patient Education

HEP and patient education resources to use with your patients.

Section 1: Bladder Control Basics

6 Chapters

Test Requirements

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Bladder Control Basics: Adult and Geriatrickeyboard_arrow_down

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Skills Checklist

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ICIQ-UI Form

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Bladder Control Problems - Women

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Bladder Control Problems - Men

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Section 2: Bladder Control Evaluation and Treatment

6 Chapters

Bladder Control: Stress Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Muscle Trainingkeyboard_arrow_down

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Bladder Control Evaluation and Treatment: Urinary Urgency and Incontinencekeyboard_arrow_down

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Geriatric Bladder Control: Neurogenic Bladder and Emptying Dysfunctionskeyboard_arrow_down

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Parameters for NMES for Bladder Control

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Skills Checklist

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Bladder Diary

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Section 3: Working with Caregivers and Elders

3 Chapters

Bladder Control in Elders with Cognitive Impairmentskeyboard_arrow_down

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Geriatric Bladder Control: Promoting a Culture of Bladder Control in Senior Living Environmentskeyboard_arrow_down

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Skills Checklist

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Section 4: Required Reading and Quiz

3 Chapters

Resource List and Required Reading

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Quiz on Required Reading

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Instructors
Cindy Neville

PT, DPT, WCS

CEU Approved

10 total hours* of accredited coursework.
MedBridge accredits each course individually so you can earn CEUs as you progress.

      Our clinic could not be happier with MedBridge.

Amy Lee, MPT, OCS
Physical Therapy Central

       MedBridge has allowed us to create a culture of learning that we were previously unable to attain with traditional coursework.

Zach Steele, PT, DPT, OCS
Outpatient Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Services

    MedBridge has created a cost-effective and quality platform that is the future of online education.

Grant R. Koster, PT, ATC, FACHE
Vice President of Clinical Operations, Athletico Physical Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I get CEU credit?
Each course is individually accredited. Please check each course for your state and discipline. You can receive CEU credit after each course is completed.

When do I get my certificate?
You will receive accredited certificates of completion for each course as you complete them. Once you have completed the entire Certificate Program you will receive your certificate for the program.

*Accreditation Hours
Each course is individually accredited and exact hours will vary by state and discipline. Check each course for specific accreditation for your license.

Do I have to complete the courses in order?
It is not required that you complete the courses in order. Each Certificate Program's content is built to be completed sequentially but it is not forced to be completed this way.

How long do I have access to the Certificate Program?
You will have access to this Certificate Program for as long as you are a subscriber. Your initial subscription will last for one year from the date you purchase.

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