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Bladder Control Basics: Adult and Geriatric

presented by Cindy Neville, PT, DPT, WCS

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Urinary incontinence (UI) is a worldwide problem associated with negative rehabilitation outcomes for adults with a wide range of orthopedic and neurologic diagnoses and across the spectrum of rehabilitation settings. This course examines the epidemiology and physiology of adult bladder control and changes that occur with aging. Bladder control problems are explained and their impact is discussed. Participants will learn how to identify bladder control problems in their patients.

Meet Your Instructor

Cindy Neville, PT, DPT, WCS

Dr. Cynthia Neville is a certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) and Clinical Faculty at the University of North Florida, Department of Physical Therapy where she teaches classes in anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor and topics in women's health physical therapy. She practices in private clinical practice at SmartBody Physical Therapy in Jacksonville,…

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1. Bladder Control Basics

The first chapter in this course explains the physiology of normal bladder control. Participants will also learn the changes that occur in bladder physiology as a result of aging.

2. What are Bladder Control Problems?

In Chapter Two, Dr. Neville describes the etiology of bladder control problems of urgency and incontinence.

3. Who is Affected?

Who is affected by bladder control problems? Chapter Three discusses the epidemiology of bladder control problems, especially in relation to rehabilitation populations.

4. What is the Impact of Bladder Control Problems on Function and Rehabilitation Outcomes?

In this chapter, participants will explore the impact of bladder control problems on rehabilitation outcomes.

5. How Do I Identify Bladder Control Problems?

The final chapter in this course describes how to identify bladder control problems in adults and elders.

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