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173 - Pediatric Biofeedback

‐ Mar 8, 2013 6:00pm

Incontinence is an embarrassing problem that can affect patients of any age. Inadequate strength, tone or control of the pelvic floor muscles, or discoordination between the bladder and urinary sphincter are all factors that can lead to incontinence. Using a holistic approach to dysfunctional elimination is key. Incorporating behavioral changes as well as changes in diet, fluid intake, dietary supplements, and management of constipation are all key components in helping patients overcome dysfunctional elimination issues.

Contact hours available until 3/7/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures:

Donna J. Carrico, WHNP, MS/ Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Uroplasty Inc.
Tamara Dickinson, RN, CURN, CCCN, BCB-PMD/ Advisory Board:Hollister Inc, Seek Wellness

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products: :
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.


  • Describe the concept of biofeedback.
  • Identify the appropriate patient population that benefits most from pediatric pelvic floor biofeedback.
  • Educate the patient and family about pediatric pelvic floor biofeedback.
  • Demonstrate other holistic modalities in caring for the pediatric patient with Dysfunctional Elimination Syndrome.