Urinary incontinence affects women of all ages, including top female athletes, but is often under-reported. The highest prevalence of urinary incontinence is reported in those participating in high impact sports and activities. During this presentation, we discuss the prevalence, risk factors, pathophysiology and treatment modalities of urinary incontinence in physically active women and female athletes.
Contact hours available until 2/28/17.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Planning Committee Disclosures: Christine Bradway, PhD, RN, CRNP: Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Direct Supply Inc. and Advisory Board: Astelles
Cheryl A. LeCroy, MSN, RN: Consultant: Allergan
Speaker Disclosures: Cheryl A. LeCroy, MSN, RN: Consultant: Allergan
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
Discuss the impact of physical activity and exercise on urinary incontinence.
Identify women who are at an increased risk for incontinence with physical activity and its impact.
Discuss strategies for treatment.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health
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