This course will provide a detailed look into management of the neurogenic bladder, as well as the specialized role of therapists in promoting independence and improving quality of life in this aspect. The course emphasizes patient assessment for intermittent cathing, clothing management strategies, positioning, and progression of skills. Participants will gain a greater understanding of neurogenic bladder, product education, and equipment management.
Participants will be able to outline components of anatomy, physiology, and neuroanatomy of the urinary system and describe 3 components of normal bladder function.
Participants will be able to differentiate strategies for treatment and management of neurogenic bladder by listing 3 techniques to promote independence.
- Participants will be able to determine their discipline specific role in the management of neurogenic bladder, in accordance with practice guidelines, by naming 3 distinct assessments/treatment approaches.
About the Speaker
Leah Holderbaum, OTR, CBIS, ATP
0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)