GENITOURINARY HEALTH FOR OLDER WOMEN

Other Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:15pm - 2:15pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • CME/CE: 1.0

Moderator: Christine K. Bradway, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, AGSF

Benign urologic conditions (BUCs)—including urinary tract infections, urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome, conditions associated with lower urinary tract symptoms (e.g., urinary incontinence, frequency, urgency, nocturia), and urinary stone disease (USD)—are common.  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss the role that BUCs may play in development of obesity, diabetes, depression, and hypertension; and (2) explore the relationship between toileting behaviors and UI in women with implications for bladder health. 

Increased Risk of Comorbid Conditions: Uncovering the Hidden Burden of Genitourinary Conditions
Camille P. Vaughan, MD, MS
Toileting Behaviors-Women's Elimination Behaviors in Older Women
Mary H. Palmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF