Skip to 0 minutes and 15 secondsWe need to talk about pee and poo.
Skip to 0 minutes and 20 secondsPoorly treated bladder and bowel incontinence causes untold distress and illness and with a growing aging population continence has become everyone’s business. It’s time to break toilet taboos and talk about how we can best treat incontinence. Those of us in the caring professions need a clear understanding of all the factors involved. Whether you’re a nurse, a physiotherapist, a GP, or other health professional, being aware of your treatment options helps your patients to avoid distress, discomfort, and illness. That’s why the Association for Continence Advice have launched this online learning programme to help you consider your options for continence treatment before containment. I’m Jo Booth. For many years I’ve been studying how best to support people with bladder and bowel health problems.
Skip to 1 minute and 17 secondsI’m now the course director for the Understanding Continence Promotion online course brought to you by the Association for Continence Advice. I’m leading a great team of experts from a range of health care professions. And, in this course, we bring our knowledge and experience to you. We’ll explore a range of topics, designed to give you the knowledge and skills to apply the latest continence research to your practice. We’ll encourage you to develop confidence in your abilities to treat bladder and bowel continence issues. Helping you identify issues and finding accurate causes so the most appropriate treatments can be offered.
Skip to 1 minute and 59 secondsWhether you’re a nurse, a GP, physiotherapist, or other form of health professional, or anyone with continence concerns, looking to make a positive difference to your understanding and practice, this course is for you. It’s time to talk about continence and FutureLearn is a great place to learn. You’ll be part of an online community. You’ll learn from continence experts, people with continence issues, and from each other. So, come and join us on this innovative and taboo-breaking course.