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ContinenceNurse.net is more than a website for nurses. It's a new network for all health professionals who want access to Diane Newman's programs, teaching tools, current articles, forms for incontinence nursing care plans, and tip sheets for patient education. Continence management is the focus and better care for patients is the goal.
Continuing Education Programs
with Diane Newman, RNC, MSN, CRNP, FAAN
Diane typically offers several opportunities for nurses and allied professionals to earn contact hours. See our current offerings below:
Independent Study Monograph I, Assessment of Bladder and Bowel (PDF), is a comprehensive review of the problems of urinary and fecal incontinence, and other bowel disorders seen in residents in the long term care setting. It includes key elements of an appropriate bladder and bowel assessment.
Independent Study Monograph II, Skin Care and Use of Products and Devices (PDF), is a practical guide for understanding the skin. It provides valuable information on common perineal skin problems, elements of best practices for skin care, including recommended skin products, and prevention of associated skin breakdown from urine and feces.
Independent Study Monograph III, Restorative Nursing Program (PDF), is a practical guide for understanding bladder and bowel restorative nursing programs. It provides valuable information on dietary modifications, toileting programs, bladder training, pelvic floor muscle exercises and bowel management.
Independent Study Monograph IV, Nighttime Management of Incontinence (PDF), is a practical guide for management of nighttime urinary and fecal incontinence, a difficult nursing problem in long term care residents. Monograph IV lists all products and devices used to contain urine leakage, with emphasis on nursing care to prevent any adverse complications from their use.
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Assessment of Chronic Pelvic Pain and Vulvodyniaby Diane K. Newman, RNC, MSN, CRNP, FAAN
A complete history of women with chronic pelvic disorders includes a careful listing of symptoms and their onset. Questions about sexual history are important, as women with these disorders report dyspareunia and decreased sexual activity. Risk-taking sexual behavior is rare and…
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