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20th National Conference on Incontinence

The 20th National Conference on Incontinence was held at the Crown Convention Centre in Melbourne, from 16 to 19 November 2011. With 730 delegates attending and over 600 registering for workshops.

This multidisciplinary conference provides a platform for the latest research in the field of continence prevention, treatment and management, attracting both national and international guest speakers. 

This year's international speakers included:

  • Christine Norton
  • James Gillespie
  • Kari Bø
  • Allen Cottenden, and
  • Yves Heloury.

Conference Presentations -

Linked below are those presentations that speakers have given permission for publication on the CFA website. These presentations van be viewed but not printed. 

Thursday 17 November 2011

9.15

Robert Taylor Memorial Address by Christine Norton

Evidence and evidence gaps in the investigation and management of adult faecal incontinence

10.00

Keynote Speaker Alan Cottenden

Evidence based guidelines for the selection and use of continence management products

11.00

Keynote Speaker James Gillespie

Bladder sensations: Can I go or can I stay?

11.30

Penny Lynn

Urinary symptoms and help-seeking in a South Australian older population

11.45

Debra Virtue

A reliability study of two-dimensional transperineal ultrasound measurement of pelvic organ prolapse

12.00

Joan Ostaszkiewicz

Documentation of the quality of continence care in residential aged care settings: a critique of accreditation reports

12.15

Elizabeth Thomas

medium term follow up of Interstitial Cystitis patients following treatment with a DMSO cocktail

1.30

Kari Bø

Changing practice on the basis of evidence

2.00

Pauline Chiarelli

Faecal incontinence in community dwelling older women - associated factors and its impact on QOL

2.15

Vicki Patton

A prospective "bottom up" study of the direct personal and investigation costs of faecal incontinence in ambulatory men and women in relation to severity

2.30

I Gedu Putu Darma Suyasa

Prevalence of faecal incontinence in community-dwelling older people in Indonesia

2.45

Emmanuel Karantanis

Obstetric Anal Injury (OASIS) Trial

3.30

Jan Sansoni

Validation of the revised incontinence and patient satisfaction tools

4.00

Susan McCarthy

Awareness of incontinence in ethnic communities - knowledge and preferences for treatment and management of incontinence

4.10

Fiona Downie & Kate Zantuck

The Continence Clearinghouse project (ACE)

4.30

Kelly Gourlay

Continence care education for community pharmacy staff - evaluation of an e-learning facility compared with other modes of training

4.45

Heather Siddons

Psychological impact of prostate cancer

Friday 18 November 2011

8.30

James Gillespie

Neuro-modulation: how does it work? What goes up must come down

8.50

Ian Tucker

Evidence Base for Treatment of Complex Bladder Dysfunction

9.10

Stephen Bell

Transcutaneous stimulation - evidence in adults

9.30

Janet Chase

Transcutaneous stimulation - evidence in children

10.10

Marg Sherburn

Transcutaneous stimulation - evidence in adults

11.00

Christine Norton

Bowel Blues after Bowel Procedures - the way forward 

11.30

Margaret Bird & Dee Greenwood

Constipation and lower urinary tract symptoms: A clinical audit of the incidence of constipation in patients presenting with lower urinary tract symptoms to a regional continence service

11.45

Pauline Chiarelli

Long term risk factors for the development of constipation in older community dwelling women

12.00

Kari Bø

Evidence for pelvic floor muscle training during pregnancy and after childbirth. To do or not to do?

1.30

Andrew Troy

Urinary tract stones

2.00

Anna Rosamilia

Interstitial cystitis

2.30

Mark Frydenberg

Modern management of bladder cancer

3.30

Yves Héloury

Such a tiny membrane

Saturday 19 November 2011

9.00

Keynote Speaker: Alan Cottenden

Science and technology behind the management of incontinence with products

9.30

Clara Shek

The female pelvic floor - a difficult compromise

9.50

Jeanette Lim

All you need to know about post-partum voiding dysfunction

10.10

Marg Sherburn

The role of the physiotherapist in postnatal trauma

10.30

Donna Coates

The role of the nurse in postnatal trauma

11.30

Daniel Moon

Surgical management of post-prostatectomy incontinence

12.00

Ian Presnell

Urinary incontinence in those with a psychiatric illness

12.30

Chris Maher

FDA Safety Communication: Update on serious complications associated with transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse

Once again we thank all the 2011 Conference Sponsors. Please support these organisations whenever you can.

Principal Sponsors

Department of Health and AgeingbrightSky

Gold Sponsors

Ipsen Norgine Hartmann tena  Astellas Independence

 

Join us in 2012 at the Brisbane Exhibition & Convention Centre, 4 - 8 September for the joint conference with IUGA, CFA & UGSA

Joint Conference IUGA