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The Continence Foundation in collaboration with the International Children’s Continence Society (ICCS) has developed an online course for health professionals who wish to increase their knowledge of continence management and care in children.
The online course addresses anatomy and physiology of lower urinary and gastrointestinal tracts, development of continence in children, and assessment and management of both organic and functional problems. The course is approximately 10-15 hours in duration.
The course retails at $300 with a 50% discount for Continence Foundation of Australia or International Children’s Continence Society members.
The course can be accessed at continencelearning.com
The course is suitable for a range of health professionals, including general practitioners, paediatricians, medical specialists, nurses, and physiotherapists working in a range of settings.
Full course counts towards 40% of the annual CDP requirements
|A self-paced course providing an evidence based framework for midwives in how to assist women at risk of bladder, bowel and pelvic floor disorders. Midwives are in a unique position to promote continence and pelvic floor health. Developed by the Continence Foundation of Australia in consultation with the Australia College of Midwives.|
The course is now available with the option of purchasing as a full course OR any of the individual modules:
Cost: Australian College of Midwives members - $20 per module or $88 for all modules
Non-members - $40 per module or $176 for all modules
1-2 ACM CPD hours per module or 8 CPD hours for all modules
Go to Australian College of Midwives or (02) 6230 7333
The Continence Foundation of Australia has partnered with the Phamacy Guild to launch a new online CPD course for pharmacists on managing continence in pharmacy. Continence care for pharmacists will provide pharmacists with a comprehensive discussion on how to best engage with, support and manage customers with continence problems.
This activity has been accredited for two hours of Group 1 CPD (or 2 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to two hours of Group 2 CPD (or 4 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.
The Continence Foundation, in association with the Pharmacy Guild, has developed an online course, titled Continence care for pharmacy assistants, providing pharmacy assistants with the knowledge and skills to advise customers on incontinence issues. The course uses customer case scenarios to discuss the various community-based management and treatment services and pharmacy products available for incontinence.
This course may be used as evidence when seeking Recognition of Prior Learning for the accredited unit SIRCHCSS305 Advise on continence management.
Free 1.5 hour webinar for health professionals recorded 30 October 2015. CPD points available for viewing webinar recording and completing evaluation.
Presented by Jean Hailes and the Continence Foundation, this webinar developed for health professionals features a multidisciplinary panel using case studies to explore a range of important issues in the management of urinary incontinence in women including:
This webinar is activity number 33541. It is accredited with 3 category 2 CPD points.
2-part CEC course for fitness professionals
The Continence Foundation of Australia has partnered with the Australian Fitness Network to create a 2 part online CEC course for fitness professionals.
Part 1 is worth 1 accredited CECs and Part 2 is worth 3 accredited CECs upon successful completion and is ideal for Certificate III or IV qualified instructors or trainers who are interested in gaining an in-depth understanding of the importance of the pelvic floor muscles.
Part 1: Positive Practice for the Pelvic Floor explores:
Part 2: Proactive Programming for the Pelvic Floor explores:
Click here for more information and to register.
To view more online education go to the Australian Continence Exchange.