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World Continence Week-US, 2010

From June 21 - 27, 2010, affiliated organizations from around the world did special promotions to help raise awareness of incontinence.

World Continence Week-USA 2010 hosted educational events during the week for this condition affecting 33 million Americans.

Grace Anatomy, Inc. collaborated, holding events in Buffalo, New York, June 21st and 22nd and in Huntsville, Alabama on June 25th.

In New York classes open to the public were held in the morning and evening of Monday, June 21, at the Medicare Information Center at Value Plaza, 620 Dick Road, Cheektowaga/Depew, NY, 14043.

The next day, there was a 1 pm luncheon and interactive class for staff at Independent Health, an insurance company. Nurses, Case Workers, even a medical director attended!

Grace Anatomy, Inc in Huntsville, Alabama participated in World Continence Week with a class on Friday, June 25 at the Aegis Technology Building on Jan Davis Drive at 10:00 am.
All labor involved by members of Grace Anatomy were volunteered. However, actual expenses were reimbursed by World Continence Week-USA.

Sponsors and donors for World Continence Week USA include Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Hollister International, American Medical Systems, Rochester Medical Corporation and Calmoseptine. Other non-profit organizations involved in 2010 include the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates, The Simon Foundation for Incontinence, Women's Health Foundation and the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.

For additional information on World Continence Week and an update on how you can participate in the festivities, visit here.

Incontinence Community Awareness Resources & Education Program about Urinary or Bowel Leaking

April 3, 2010 10:00 a.m. - 12:00noon
Huntsville Hospital Medical Mall
1963 Memorial Pkwy SW (Governors & Parkway)

Please call to let us know how many to expect.
256-270-8554 or 428-3630

Brought to you by Valley Innovation Alliance

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation for 2.0 hrs ABN and 2.0hr ABSW and 2.4hr CEASNA; course number 2157-03-10.

Huntsville Hospital is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Our approval status is valid through December 12, 2013. Our provider number is non-transferable and utilized exclusively by Huntsville Hospital. Alabama Board of Nursing Provider Number: ABNP0278.
Corporate University /Huntsville Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. ASNA provider number is 5-119.

Educational Webinar Series
Hosted by the
National Association For Continence

Join us for FREE online seminars, linking participants via toll-free conference calls and the Internet. Each discussion topic will be followed by a live question and answer session, hosted by a healthcare professional.
The Next Scheduled Webinar: Nocturia: Risk Factors for Falls & Fractures and Nighttime Fall Prevention Strategies Led by Carolyn Welty, MD, clinical associate professor in the Division of Geriatrics at University of California San Francisco
Date: Tuesday, April 20th Time: 8:00 p.m. (EST)

To Register: Call The National Association For Continence at 1-800-Bladder
or visit online Here

Future Webinars:
Experts will speak and answer questions about the following topics:
May Webinar: Types of Incontinence, Voiding Dysfunction, and the Impact of the Aging Process June Webinar: Bowel Health: Constipation, Fecal Incontinence, & Symptoms of Rectal Prolapse July Webinar: Combating Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections *The date and time of each Webinar will be posted on the NAFC Web site in advance.

Our First Alabama Seminar was scheduled for March 13 & March 14, 2009 at Farley Community Church in Huntsville.
This is free to the public because grants are covering the cost of this first seminar.

Testimonials from previous classes:

" The entire program was excellent - so informative"

"I liked the product display and extremely interesting presenter"

"I liked the Q & A participation and product handouts"

Session I will cover how our bodies work and introduction to managing incontinence. It will be held Friday night, March 13, 2009 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Session II will cover treatments and management and will be held March 14th, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Session III will cover emotional impacts, coping and care and will be held on March 14th from 1:00p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sorry, lunch will not be provided.

Support has been provided by

Tranquility Incontinence Products

Novasys Medical

Athena PMT


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