An introduction for health care professionals new to the speciality or those requiring a full update. From A&P, through assessment and diagnosis to management of children’s bowel and daytime bladder problems. The course includes an in-depth look at ERIC resources and an opportunity to apply your knowledge through case studies.

Course objectives

  • To develop understanding of promotion of healthy bladders and bowels in children
  • To increase knowledge of up-to-date facts on childhood bowel and bladder problems
  • To be clear about the importance of assessment and what tools are available
  • To improve knowledge of the treatments available and when to use them
  • To provide an understanding of the relevant NICE Guidance
  • To increase confidence in managing these conditions in the community
  • To establish areas where further learning and/or experience is needed.

Course tutor

Brenda Cheer - Paediatric Specialist Continence Nurse & ERIC Nurse

Part 1: Healthy Bowels

09.30 - 10.00  Welcome and introduction to ERIC. Opening poll. Setting the scene

10.00 - 11.15  Anatomy and physiology of the bowel. Recognition of constipation. Assessment and diagnosis using the Continence Assessment Form 

11.15 - 11.30  Break

11.30 - 12.30  Management using the Flowchart - Constipation

12.30 - 13.00  Case studies

13.00 - 13.10  Q & A

13.10 - 13.15  Closing poll. Evaluation and close

Part 2: Healthy Bladders

09.30 - 10.00  Welcome back! Opening poll. Setting the scene

10.00 - 11.15  Anatomy and physiology of the bladder. Normal acquisition of bladder control. Assessment and diagnosis using the Continence Assessment Form

11.15 - 11.30  Break

11.30 - 12.30  Management using the Flowchart - Daytime Bladders

12.30 - 13.00  Case studies

13.00 - 13.10  Q & A

13.10 - 13.15  Closing poll. Evaluation and close

Online Event

This course will be delivered via Zoom webinar over two half day sessions as follows:

Wednesday 13th October 2021 - 9.30am to 1.15pm

Thursday 21st October 2021 - 9.30am to 1.15pm

Please note that you need to attend both sessions to complete this course.

We would recommend that attendees access this training from home using a personal device if at all possible. If you are intending to use an NHS computer, please check that there are no firewalls in place that will prevent you from joining a Zoom webinar.

Payment information

The cost of the course is £90 per person. Please note that we can only accept payment by card via our booking system.

If you want to pay by invoice this can be done but please note that payment by this method will cost £120 per person and we must be advised of the purchase order number at the time of booking. Please email [email protected] if you require further information regarding invoice payments. 

Cancellation & transfer policy

If written notification is received 30 days before the course, we will issue a refund. We regret that no refunds can be made on bookings cancelled less than 30 days before the course. A colleague may attend in your place rather than forfeit the full course fee.

ERIC reserves the right to cancel the course. In the unlikely event of cancellation by ERIC, course fees paid will be refunded in full.