Rehabilitation of Individuals with Neurogenic Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction
This is an on-demand webinar that was recorded on a previous date. The webinar is about 1 hour in length. You will need to watch the webinar, receive a 60% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and then complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.
Rehabilitation nurses commonly take care of patients with problems related to bowel and bladder. One common rehabilitation goal is the promotion of continence. However, how continence is promoted depends on the nature of the patient’s medical problem. Three general types of neurogenic bowel and bladder problems will be discussed (reflexive, flaccid and uninhibited) along with interventions to promote continence for each type of neurogenic bladder.
- Participants will be able to differentiate between the 3 types of neurogenic bladder
- Participants will be able to differentiate between the 3 types of neurogenic bowel
- Participants will be able to describe a common intervention for each type of neurogenic bladder
- Participants will be able to describe a common intervention for each type of neurogenic bowel
Dr. Margi Williams is Adjunct Nursing Faculty at Brenau University, Norcross, Ga and a Senior Reviewer for the Rehabilitation Collection, Elsevier Clinical Solutions, Philadelphia, PA. She has 27 years of experience on the acute pediatric Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, GA and 10 years of experience at Shepherd Spinal Center, Atlanta, GA.
In addition, she has almost 20 years-experience as a Nurse Practitioner working with adults with developmental disabilities and mental health disorders in the group home community setting. She is a researcher and inventor.
Her interests include working with patients with cognitive and neurologic disorders, patient/family education for those with literacy challenges, and transitioning from pediatric to adult care.
She has been actively involved with ARN for over 25 years having given numerous conference presentations, authored rehabilitation nursing guidelines, author-presenter of an ARN Webinar and a CARF Webinar, and author-presenter of several presentations for ARNs PRN (Professional Rehabilitation Nursing) course, in addition to other ARN volunteer activities.
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Notice of requirements to receive contact hours: 1.25 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded for individuals who participate in the full activity and complete the post-evaluation for the activity. The ability to view or accept credit for this product expires on 5/27/23.
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