Wed 29, May 2019

Education scholarships & news

Congratulations to the lucky recipients of scholarships to the 26th National Conference on Incontinence.

Amee Rice, Physio, WA

Anna Lennie, Physio, NT

Ann Whitney, Physio, WA

Alyson Sweeney, CNA, Tas

Clee Tonkin, Physio, NT

Karina Caldwell, Physio, WA

Leiana Hewett, RN, NT

Louisa Hoffensetz, Physio, QLD

Maybn Clark, RN, NSW

Peta Titter, CNA, Tas

The Conference will be held in Sydney from November 15-18 and the recipients will receive registration to the conference as well as accommodation and airfares. Registered nurse Maybn Clarke and Physiotherapist Anna Lennie were announced as the leading applicants in their fields and will attend an observation placement at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management

The Continence Foundation of Australia is offering co-funded scholarships for registered nurses and physiotherapists to complete the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management. Applications close 29 September.  For more information or to apply

Core Foundations education workshop

On 31 August, we hosted the successful Core Foundations education workshop for more than 100 fitness professionals, physiotherapists and continence nurses.  Fitness expert Marietta Mehanni and pelvic floor physiotherapist, Sara O’Loughlin addressed the gathering, providing presentations on the impact of exercise on the pelvic floor and how to incorporate pelvic floor safe exercises within their practices.

Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Care

The Foundation will also be offering co-funded scholarships for nurses and physiotherapists working in primary health care to complete the Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Care in October.