from 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM
- Admission is free
- Registration includes morning coffee and a boxed lunch
- Up to 4.25 ANCC contact hours available to all attendees at no cost
The School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Background: Approximately 9% of U.S. adults experience fecal incontinence, and this has a devastating impact on quality of life for both patients and their families. Effective treatments are available but ¾ of patients do not receive these treatments because few health care providers screen for bowel control problems and patients are reluctant to talk about it.
- Christine Norton, PhD, DMS, MA, RN - Professor of Clinical Nursing and Innovation, Buck New University and Imperial College Hospitals NHS Trust, London
- Diane Newman, DNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD - Adjunct Associate Professor of Urology in Surgery, Research Investigator Senior Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Co-Director, Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, Division of Urology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Drs. Jan Busby-Whitehead, Steve Heymen, Mary Palmer, Reza Rahbar, Yolanda Scarlett, and William E. Whitehead
- Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders
- Center for Aging and Health
- Institute on Aging
Continuing Education Information:
To successfully complete this program you must attend the symposium and complete an on-line evaluation.
Physicians: You may use the certificate of attendance provided by the Center for Lifelong Learning for your records if you choose to self-designate our course for AMA PRA Category 2 Credit.