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Nationally accredited courses
The Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Care and the Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion and Management are nationally accredited courses developed in partnership between the Continence Foundation of Australia and The Benchmarque Group.
The Benchmarque Group is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO. 21824) specialising in the development and delivery of nationally accredited clinical skills programs. As an RTO working in the health sector, The Benchmarque Group focus on the delivery of programs designed to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with the opportunity to expand their skills and careers. Working in the Vocational Education and Training Sector, The Benchmarque Group concentrate on skills and knowledge that can be immediately implemented in a vocational context.
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These courses are suitable for a range of people, including personal care attendant's, pharmacy assistants, nurses, allied health professionals and Indigenous health workers.
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Other National courses
Australian College of Nursing
Urinary and faecal incontinence affect many patients across the age span; therefore, nurses working across a diversity of practice settings require an understanding of continence management to sensitively plan and implement care. This unit of study identifies key aspects of continence management and addresses myths and barriers, relevant anatomy, physiology and function, assessment, causes and types of incontinence, management, appliances and aids, and community resources.
Professional Certificate in Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
University of South Australia
This flexible one-year professional certificate provides advanced training for physiotherapists, nurses and medical practitioners who have basic skills in the management of pelvic organ prolapse.
Delivered and supported online, you will also attend one weekend workshop per semester in Adelaide for practical training and assessment. Topics you will study include:
To be eligible, physiotherapists, nurses and medical practitioners must be registered in Australia with their respective health practitioner board.