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OT Assistant

COTA Skills 122

Strategies to Maintain Continence in Elders


  • Determine the prevalence and cost associated with incontinence
  • Indicate common causes of incontinence
  • Review the normal anatomy and physiology of urination and defecation
  • Identify the different types of urinary and fecal incontinence
  • Explain the effect of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act in dealing with the problem of incontinence in nursing homes
  • Specify the role of each team member, emphasizing the importance of an interdisciplinary approach
  • Identify the COTA's role in the management of incontinence
  • List suggestions for the management of incontinence

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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