Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


Learn how to support self-management of continence conditions

On this course you’ll examine the principles and practice of promoting continence with people who have bladder or bowel dysfunction.

You’ll learn how to recognise and assess the common conditions experienced. You’ll develop the skills to work with adults with different types of continence problems.

You’ll also learn how to create effective management plans to treat the condition, and explore how to minimise the impact of these stigmatising conditions.

By the end of the course you’ll understand how to effectively treat the condition, and support the person to self-manage their condition.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

The course is for healthcare professionals, in particular nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. It may also be of interest to anyone experiencing bladder or bowel dysfunction.

If you are a continence professional in the UK or Ireland, the ACA are offering free upgraded access to this course to new and existing members. Please contact the ACA to take advantage of this offer.

Who developed the course?

Association for Continence Advice

The ACA is a multi-professional association open to all health and allied care professionals who are working within, or have an interest in the field of bladder and bowel management.