Urinary continence management in women: a multidisciplinary approach

Webinar (1.5 hours) — Last updated 30 October 2015


Dr Anna Rosamilia – Urogynaecologist

  • Head of the Pelvic Floor Unit at Monash Medical Centre
  • In private practice at Cabrini and Waverley Private hospitals

Janetta Webb – Jean Hailes pelvic floor physiotherapist

  • Continence and pelvic floor physiotherapist for 25 years
  • Pelvic floor physiotherapist for Jean Hailes for Women's Health

Germana Ryan – Urology and continence nurse consultant

  • Urology and continence nurse consultant at Waverley Private Hospital
  • Clinical research nurse with the Hudson Institute of Medical Research, participating in women's health research

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Pre-reading material

Topics covered

  1. Assessment principles
  2. Investigations
  3. Conservative management options
  4. Referral pathways 
  5. Medical and surgical management options
  6. Clinical tools and resources

Learning objectives

  • Outline a systematic approach to assessment, investigation and management of female patients presenting with urinary incontinence
  • Summarise the non-pharmacological approach to the management of urinary incontinence
  • Identify the appropriate referral pathway/s in the conservative management of urinary incontinence
  • Identify the clinical indications for specialist/surgical referral


This webinar is activity number 90442. It is accredited with 3 category 2 CPD points.

NOTE: This is a Category 2 activity, and does not count towards a GP's RANZCOG accreditation.

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