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  • 29 mins of CPD

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Most instances of childhood urinary incontinence resolve in time, but a small percentage can be carried into adulthood if not treated. This presentation will outline effective assessment and management of these cases, focusing on overcoming common barriers to treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the different types of incontinence, and how treatment can be tailored to these types
  • Understand the factors contributing to incontinence and how these can be determined 
  • Outline the behavioural and pharmacological treatments for incontinence 
  • Assess common barriers to effective treatment
  • Identify psychological comorbidities 

About the Expert

A/Prof Patrina Caldwell

A/Prof Patrina Caldwell is an academic paediatrician. She heads the multidisciplinary continence service at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and is involved conducting research in the field of paediatric continence. Patrina has partnered with the Agency for Clinical Innovations (ACI) to develop a Framework for Paediatric Continence through integrated care across tertiary, primary and community settings. Patrina’s other areas of interests including randomised controlled trials in children, medical education, eHealth and teaching of evidence based medicine in resource limited settings.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Video Lecture

    • Urinary Incontinence in Children (30 mins)

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  • 2

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