CPD for Healthcare Professionals
"Gusset Grippers" is evidence based and can be used as reflective practice for Continuing Professional Development for healthcare professionals. Yip, I'm not even joking.
Here is your CPD certificate to download and add to your folder. Use the reflective practice questions to add to your time claimed. References and resources for further reading are listed below.
REFLECTIVE PRACTICE QUESTIONS
Did you find anything to be good, useful or interesting in the show?
Did you learn what you wanted to?
Did you learn anything that will influence your practice?
What questions, if any, have arisen for you?
What actions will you now take to learn more about pelvic health?
How do you think bladder problems impact on individual's lives, and do those vary depending on their stage of life?
How do you think bladder and bowel problems impact on society?
Why do you think people with incontinence often do not seek help straight away?
Do you think fecal incontinence is more or less of a taboo than urinary incontinence?
If a patient disclosed to you that they were incontinent what advice would you give them? Where would you send them for further information?
Where would you refer a patient to locally for further assessment?
World Continence Week is in June every year - design something to share in clinic or online to raise awareness and encourage help seeking.
Adult Urinary Continence Assessment from above course
Adult Bowel Continence Assessment from above course
NICE guidelines for female incontinence and prolapse
POGP leaflets - free to download
types of urinary incontinence:
impact on lives:
There is not gold standard evidence, but, anecdotally, many women report an improvement in the quality of their orgasm after starting pelvic floor exercises. More research is needed!
pelvic floor anatomy:
pelvic floor exercises:
I am currently collaborating on a paper looking at humour in health promotion with Monash University, Melbourne.