Excellent presentation. As nursery nurses are not 'nurse' trained she explained the medical terms clearly with explanation. (Linda Harris, Flying Start Nursery Nurse)

This seminar looks at how the bladder and bowel should work and what to do when things go wrong. It includes management of constipation, daytime wetting and general continence promotion.

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 increase confidence in managing these conditions in the community
  • To provide an understanding of NICE Guidance on Idiopathic Constipation in Children and Young People and the impact that this may have on services
  • To establish areas where further learning and/or experience is needed.

Course tutor

Fiona Boorman, Paediatric Bladder & Bowel Specialist Nurse

Programme

09.00 -  09.15 Registration and refreshments

09.15 -  09.30 Introduction to the day and information about ERIC

09.30 - 10.00 Introduction to ERIC's Children's Continence Pathway - overview including anatomy & physiology and the relationship between bladders & bowels

Part 1: Healthy Bowels

10.00 - 10.45 The role of constipation. Assessment & diagnosis using the Continence Assessment Form

10.45 - 11.00 Refreshments

11.00 - 12.00 Management using the Flowchart for Constipation

12.00 - 12.30 Case study

12.30 - 13.15 Lunch

Part 2: Healthy Bladders

13.15 - 14.30 Overview including anatomy & physiology. Acquisition of bladder control and assessment & diagnosis using the Continence Assessment Form. 

14.30 - 14.45 Refreshments

14.45 - 15.30 Management using the Flowchart for Daytime Wetting

15.30 - 16.00 Case study

16.00 Close 

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.

Payment information

The cost of the course is £175 per person. Lunch and refreshments are provided. Fees must be paid or invoiced before the start of the course.

Payment by card

At the checkout, make sure you enter the address that your card is registered to.

Payment by invoice

If you need us to send your organisation an invoice, you must obtain consent from your finance department prior to your booking and supply us with the necessary purchase order number. Please enter all your details including the invoicing address confirmed by your finance department; we'll then book your place on the course and send an invoice to your finance department directly.

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. 

If you need to transfer from one course to another, you can do so up to 30 days before the event, providing the course transfer is within the same financial year. We can only transfer you once per booking and if you cancel your booking after transferring, the full course fee is due.