How to Try This: Assessment of Transient Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: February 2009
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of a bladder diary and a mnemonic device for assessing transient urinary incontinence and treatable underlying causes.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Discuss the need for using a bladder diary and a mnemonic device to assess urinary incontinence in older adults.
- Outline the appropriate use of bladder diaries and mnemonics with patients who have urinary incontinence.