Improving Continence Care: Evidence Based Continence Care for Rehabilitation Nurses 


Recorded eCourse presented by ARN on 9/19/17

Presented by Christine Cave, DNP FNP-C MSN RN CRRN EP-C, Chronic Care Manager, University of San Francisco, Concord, CA

Christine Cave provides the latest knowledge and techniques that rehabilitation nurses need to assist individuals with bowel or bladder dysfunction related to disabling injuries or chronic conditions.

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CE Evaluation

Education provided will review

  • Comprehensive assessment of bowel and bladder
  • Non-invasive continence interventions for RNs
  • Care techniques to improve self-management of continence and proper use of devices
  • Case studies that demonstrate use of EBP recommendations for continence care

Upon completion the learner will be able to

  • Identify the barriers in current rehabilitation settings that prevent effective continence care.
  • Identify how impairment of specific body systems (e.g. neuro, musculoskeletal, endocrine) may contribute to bowel or bladder dysfunction.
  • Identify at least three techniques a rehabilitation nurse can employ to regulate bladder and bowel function during a rehabilitation stay.
  • Articulate at least two techniques that can be used to educate incontinence patients and their families to promote a safe and successful discharge home.


1.25 Contact Hours



Accreditation Information

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Supporter Information

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Hollister Inc.

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