What you get by completing this session

  • 12 mins of CPD

    A 12 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like!

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Nocturnal enuresis can have both physical and emotional effects on children, especially as they grow older. In this presentation, Dr Andrew Barker, a Paediatric Urologist discusses in-depth about nocturnal enuresis in children and adolescents, the emotional impacts, as well as how to manage and prevent it. 


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the different paediatric patterns of wetting
  • Understand the pathophysiological cause of bedwetting 
  • Realise the symptoms and how it affects patients' quality of life
  • Discuss the different treatments available including therapy and medication
  • Know how various adolescent issues can interfere with treatment
  • Understand how nurses can provide support for optimal management

About the Expert

Dr Andrew Barker

Dr Andrew Barker is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and sub-speciality trained Paediatric Urologist working at Princess Margaret Hospital and privately. He has a special interest in the structural and antenatally detected urological anomalies and the functional and anatomical causes of urinary incontinence. Dr Barker is a past board member and current examiner for paediatric surgery, with over 30 scientific publications.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Bedwetting in Teenagers - Assessment, Management, Prevention

    • Video lecture (12 mins of CPD)

    • Test your Learning