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Demand on your CARE: Incontinence


Course introduction

Welcome to CUHK’s ELDER010!
Demand on your CARE: Incontinence

About this course
This course is part of a MOOC series of the "Jockey Club CADENZA e-tools for Elder Care" funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.

This course is open to health and social care professional or anyone who are interested to this subject in committing their effort in helping seniors to cope with incontinence. Taking this course will help you understand the continence issues in ageing, including the undesirable physical, psychosocial, and economic burdens on both older adults and caregivers. Incontinence assessment, nursing care considerations and practical tips in choosing incontinence products and assistive devices will be addressed.

The course opens on 17 Sept, 2021 and will run through identical issues till end of 2022. Let us go through the "Jockey Club CADENZA e-tools for Elder Care" in understanding the continence issue in older adults.

There are 5 chapters and quizzes in this course. We estimate that you will need to spend no more than 3 contact hours on average to complete the course. It is in self-paced mode. You can study at anytime and anywhere you want. We suggest you could study in a weekly basis for each chapter at your own schedule. Before you start, here is some helpful information for successful completion of this course.

After study all the chapters, there will be an assessment consists of 10 quizzes. To facilitate your learning process, the assessment allows multiple attempts. While answering the questions, you are free to refer back to the teaching materials for answers.

After completion of this course with 50% passing marks, certificate of attendance or 3 Council-CNE points certificate (Nurse only) will be awarded. Please refer to the information 'How to get certificate' for details.

What you will learn

  • Continence and ageing
  • Impacts of incontinence in older adults and caregivers
  • Assessment and care of different types of incontinence
  • Continence management in long term care setting
  • Use of incontinence products and assistive devices
  • Indwelling urinary catheter care

There is no entry requirement.

Course Staffs
Prof. Jean Woo
CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing

Dr. Christopher Lum
Clinical Asso Professor (Hon),
Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, CUHK

Dr. Noble Law
CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing

Ms. Maggie Wong
Nursing Officer
CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing

Ms. Chan Sau Kuen Becky
Advanced Practice Nurse (Continence)
United Christian Hospital


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#Urinary incontinence
#Fecal incontinence
#Incontinence care
#Incontinence products
#Pelvic floor exercise
#Bladder training
#Indwelling urinary catheter care
#Dementia and incontinence