This free course sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals introduces the 'Three Systems' as a means of understanding bedwetting, with a focus on a child-orientated, evidence-based approach to treatment. It includes recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), explores ways of applying this model to clinical practice and troubleshooting potential issues this might raise.

Course objectives

  • To explain the different causes of night time wetting and the importance of assessment in diagnosis
  • To improve knowledge of the treatments available and when to use them
  • To provide an understanding of relevant NICE guidance.

Course tutor

Dr Chinnaiah Yemula MBBS, DCH, MD (Paediatrics), MRCPCH - Developmental Paediatrician working as a consultant in community in Bedford.

Programme

09.00-09.15 Registration and refreshments

09.15-09.45 Introduction to the day

  • Information about ERIC
  • Interactive quiz

09.45-10.30 Healthy Bowels & Bladders

  • Overview including anatomy and physiology and the relationship between bladders and bowels
  • The role of constipation in night time wetting
  • The role of daytime bladder problems in night time wetting

10.30-11.15 Setting the scene

  • Definition of nocturnal enuresis
  • Prevalence of nocturnal enuresis
  • ALSPAC Study
  • Impact on children
  • The importance of maintaining a child focused approach

11.15-11.30 Refreshments

11.30-12.00 Parental support

  • Typical strategies employed by parents (e.g. lifting, fluid restriction) and case examples
  • Analysis of useful strategies

12.00-13.00 The Three Systems Model

  • An outline of the model as a means to understanding nocturnal enuresis
  • Assessment of each system
  • Looking at clinical implications
  • Evidence base

13.00-13.45 Lunch

13.45–14.45 Enuresis alarm treatment

  • Evidence base
  • Monitoring progress
  • How the alarm works and demonstration
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the alarm

14.45-15.15 Desmopressin treatment

  • Evidence base
  • How to use desmopressin
  • Advantages and disadvantages of desmopressin

15.15-15.30 Refreshments

15.30–16.00 Psychoeducation

  • How best to educate children and parents about bedwetting problems
  • How ERIC can help - website, leaflets, pathway

16.00-16.30 Workshop and case studies

16.30 Evaluation and seminar ends

Transport to the venue

By road

M1/M6 Leave M6 at Junction 4 and take M42 southbound. Exit at Junction 5 and travel on the A41 towards Birmingham. Turn right at the third set of traffic lights into Lode Lane. Take the second turning on your right into Boulton Road.

M40 Exit onto M42 Northbound. Exit at Junction 5 and travel on the A41 towards Birmingham. Turn right at the third set of traffic lights into Lode Lane. Take the second turning on your right into Boulton Road.

A45 (Coventry Road) Take the B425 to Solihull Town Centre. Boulton Road is half a mile past the Land Rover works on the left hand side.

M42 Exit at Junction 5 and travel on the A41 towards Birmingham. Turn right at the third set of traffic lights into Lode Lane. Take the second turning on your right into Boulton Road. The Conference Centre is on your right.

The Renewal Conference Centre car park is immediately right on Boulton Road.

By rail

Birmingham International Railway Station is just 3 miles away and can be reached from all major cities. The local train stations are Solihull Station and Olton Station - both a short taxi ride away.

Parking

Renewal Conference Centre has extensive free car parking facilities and parking will be reserved for delegates. We can make arrangements for additional parking within walking distance of the Conference Centre if required. There may be local charges for parking that is not on the main site. There are parking bays specifically designated for disabled drivers, at the front of the building.

Booking information

To book your place on this free event, please use our online booking system below. If you are booking several tickets, please enter each attendee's details.

If you wish to cancel your place on the course, please give us at least 7 days notice.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals This course is sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals. 

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