Urogynecological Wellness Practitioner Program Foundations

NURS 0420

Urogynecological issues, is an area of healthcare that is rarely discussed. Pelvic floor disorders, the largest single subset of urogynecological issues, result in a significant burden for women and their families worldwide, especially as the global population ages. This course will review the international evolution of the understanding of urogynecological issues and the impacts they have on patients and societies. The role of urogynecological wellness practitioners (UWP) in managing the continuum of care, the role of interdisciplinary teams, and opportunities for advocacy and collaboration will also be explored.

Hours: 5

Prerequisites: RN, RPN, LPN, or consent of the program.

Class Sections

No classes are available for online enrollment at this time.

Urogynecological Wellness Practitioner

Professional Development Certificate

Urogynecological wellness practitioners form an integral part of an interprofessional team caring for women with urogynecological issues. This program use a self directed approach to prepare regulated health care providers to independently and collaboratively provide evidence informed care wherever patients with urogynecological issues may present including in-patient, clinic and community settings. Developed by interprofessional expert practitioners this program is innovative and focused on relevant applicable skills and competencies.


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