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Toileting with Spinal Precautions

Published by <p>This resource covers different strategies and equipment that can be used to help with toileting while the patient is in a TLSO and/or with spinal precautions. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Published by <p>Do you have patients who report having difficulty with incontinence? Do you treat postpartum women? This is a no fuss, simple exercise program, to supplement treatment for stress incontinence. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

An Introduction to Ostomy Care in Rehabilitation

Published by <p>Living with an ostomy requires significant modifications to daily routines and ostomy care requires specialized knowledge. Occupational therapists must consider the physical and psychosocial impact of ostomy surgery. This course will provide an introduction to ostomy care across rehabilitation settings to prepare occupational therapists to properly care for clients with an ostomy. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Managing Constipation: Clinical Implications for Rehab Professionals

Published by <p>This course is for rehab clinicians wanting to understand the causes of constipation and analyze the various therapeutic considerations. The course reviews a practical case to illustrate therapeutic strategies. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

A Group-Based Yoga Program for Urinary Incontinence in Ambulatory Women: Feasibility, Tolerability, and Change in Incontinence Frequency Over 3 Months in a Single-Center Randomized Trial (2019)

Published by <p>Breakdown of Findings: Yoga is a popular form of exercise with many physical and mental health benefits. When practiced with an emphasis on mindful awareness of specific body structures, it can be used to help women identify and control their pelvic floor muscles to decrease incontinence. Despite the interest in yoga by women with incontinence, […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

UTIs in Residential Aged Care (2018)

Published by <p>This was a retrospective observational study of residents within two different LTC facilities. Facility A was a 30-bed facility and the average age of the residents was 81 years (age range of 57-93 years) and 72% of them were women. Facility B was a 100-bed facility what was split into two wards (X and Y). […] <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Urinary Incontinence Exercise Program

Published by <p>This handout aims to improve independence and follow-through of skilled training, and distill complicated information by giving clear, simple instructions to follow to safely improve strength and continence. Includes space for repetitions, hold times, frequency, precautions, and notes. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Toileting Schedules

Published by <p>This handout provides education for patients and caregivers over the importance of using a toileting schedule, and the potential consequences of incontinence. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Questions to Ask About Incontinence

Published by <p>This resource provides questions to ask clients about incontinence, types of incontinence and normal bladder habits to assist in your evaluation. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>

Ostomy Care

Published by <p>Handout describing anatomy of an ostomy pouch, OT’s role in ostomy care, general guidelines for changing an ostomy pouch, how to release gas, and how to empty an ostomy pouch. <div class="woocommerce"> <div class="woocommerce-info wc-memberships-restriction-message wc-memberships-message wc-memberships-content-restricted-message"> This content is only available to members. </div> </div> </p>