Monday, November 29, 2021
(Our email newsletter had a slight error. The date above IS correct.)
0900 PT | 1000 MT | 1100 CT/SK | 1200 ET | 1300 AT
120 minutes including a Q&A
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• Review the anatomy and physiology of continence and micturition in the female body.
• Identify contributing factors to female body incontinence and experience throughout a woman’s life.
• Identify and differentiate between the different types of incontinence: Stress incontinence, Urge Incontinence, Overactive Bladder, Overflow Incontinence, Functional Incontinence, Nocturia.
• Review of behavioural measures and conservative treatments to help minimize, manage, and treat incontinence.
• Review of current interventional and medical/surgical treatments.
• Brief overview of new and upcoming treatment options.
The accidental release of urine can be embarrassing and stressful. Incontinence affects twice as many female bodies as it does male bodies, and can happen for a number of reasons. Join our Continence Specialist, Jana Lognon, RN, BSCN, NCA who will provide a comprehensive review of physiology, contributing factors; the different types of incontinence; the range of interventions available – from behavioural to conservative, and from medical to surgical; to minimize, manage and treat incontinence. Jana will also review what’s new and upcoming for treatment options in the field.
Who Should Attend?:
• Nurses in all settings, Acute and Ambulatory Care, Primary and Continuing Care Settings.
• Adult Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Health Nurses
• Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
• Nurses in Home Care and Rehabilitation Settings
• Nurses planning to become Nurse Continence Advisors (NCA)
Jana Lognon RN, BScN, NCA
Jana Lognon (She/Hers), is a seasoned nurse with over 30 years experience working in a variety of acute, outpatient and community settings across Canada. She is currently a nurse at the Pelvic Floor Clinic at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. She became a Nurse Continence Advisor (NCA) in 2015 to learn new approaches for her work with women struggling with incontinence of varying kinds and frequently instructs or mentors students who come to learn in the Pelvic Floor Clinic. She is involved with the Canadian Nurse Continence Advisor Board (CNCA) since 2018 and is exploring ways of sharing her care and passion for this health issue with others.