THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN UROLOGICAL AND CONTINENCE NURSING

NSG4TUC

Not currently offered

Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to therapeutic approaches to urological and continence health care including pharmacological and complementary therapies. The emphasis will be on the development of knowledge and expertise in the promotion of continence and the management of people experiencing urinary and/or faecal incontinence across the life-span. The psychosocial impact of urological and continence disorders will also be explored. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with a continence nurse specialist in the clinical practicum for this subject.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorElizabeth Watt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects NSG4PRC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must provide evidence of approved health facility access to a minimum of 40-hours of supervised clinical experience that is commensurate with being able to achieve the clinical competencies of this subject.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPromoting continence: a clinical research resourcePrescribedGetliffe, K & Dolman, M 20073RD EDN, BAILLIERE TINDALL, EDINBURGH

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