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Recorded Webinar – Reducing the Stigma: Social and Emotional Challenges of Living with Incontinence

Danny Nguyen
Author | Shield HealthCare
04/25/19  4:35 PM PST
Challenges of Living with Incontinence

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Webinar Overview:

Most people who live with incontinence do so silently, often choosing not to tell their friends, family, or even their doctor(s). In this session we explore the stigma that few other common medical disorders are faced with today, along with practical interventions and ways to change the conversation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss how “stigma” relates to incontinent patients
  • Discuss the prevalence of UI and fecal incontinence
  • Briefly review the types of incontinence
  • Understand the types of Stigma associated with incontinence
  • Understand the psychosocial effects of incontinence
  • Explore the changes in the quality of life of people with incontinence
  • Explore the methods of decreasing the stigma related to incontinence

About Kelly Sparks, RN, BSN, CWOCN with Capital Nursing Education

Kelly earned her BSN from California State Dominguez Hills and is a graduate of M.D. Anderson ET program. She recently retired from Mercy Folsom, and also served as Membership Coordinator for the Pacific Coast Region of the WOCN Nursing Society as well as working Member of the Foot Certification Study Project of the WOCN Certification Board.

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