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130 - Managing Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in the Frail Elder Patient: An Update


‐ Sep 19, 2013 9:45am

Urinary incontinence is among the most common problems both socially and physically in frail elder patients. This session will provide an update on the pathophysiology behind the aging bladder, assessment techniques, current clinical research data and interventions both non-pharmacological and pharmacological that can aid the gerontological patient located in community dwelling, long-term care, or hospital facilities.


Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.


Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speakers have no disclosures to declare


Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.


Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.


Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.


Objectives:

  • Review the pathophysiology behind the aging bladder.
  • Discuss the prevalence and incidence of urinary incontinence in the frail older adult.
  • Describe assessment techniques and interventions that can improve UI.