Clinical Decision Making for Bowel and Bladder Management Following Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Date: September 30, 2014
  • Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Location: Methodist Hospital, Centennial Room, 8303 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Therapists, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists and other health care professionals.

Cost

Cost

Value: $60

Cost is $15 with promo code 75PD.

Course Description

Course Description

The purpose of this program is to explore best practices in bowel and bladder management following spinal cord injuries..

Participants will be able to:

  • Review anatomy related to bowel and bladder function in the spinal cord injury individual.
  • Examine individual clinician's roles when planning an effective bowel and bladder program for spinal cord injury individuals.
  • Demonstrate an effective clinical decision making tree including medications, positions, equipment, long term outlook/function, to plan for lifelong independence for those with a bowel and bladder program.
  • Explore how to include the patient in the clinical decision making tree for best outcome success with bowel and bladder program pending the patients individual lifestyle.

 

Agenda

Agenda

 

TimeAgenda
11:00 - 11:30 pm        Registration
11:30 - 1:00 pm Clinical Decision Making for Bowel and Bladder Management Following Spinal Cord Injuries

 

Speakers

Speakers

Brad Dexter, DPT & Angie Schulz, LPN

Brad has provided high quality collaborative clinical services to patients at QLI who have presented with SCI and TBI involving the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiovascular/pulmonary systems for the past 4 years.  He mentors 2-3 PT students during their clinical rotations annually, and he educates families and patients about exercise, their injuries, and functional status.  He has developed classes for people with SCI in collaboration with other professionals.  He is also involved in developing systematic patient examination and treatment strategies for SCI individuals.

Angie has worked with SCI and TBI population at QLI for the past 6 years.  She manages and monitors bowel/bladder programs for all QLI SCI residents, and works with patients to ensure independent management of B/B programs post-discharge.  She collaborates with other professionals, including OT and PT on adaptive equipment / modifications to promote independence with B/B programs.  Angie teaches patients and their families independent medical management of medications, medical processes, and B/B programs.



 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nurses

1.5 contact hours awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.  Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Physical Therapy And Physical Therapist Assistants

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists

and certified occupational therapy assistants.

Respiratory Care Practitioners

This program meets the continuing education criteria for 1.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioners. 

Social Workers

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for  1.5 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Speech Therapy

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.5 clock hours for Nebraska Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Education Credit

1.5 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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