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Would you share your story - $500

Would you be prepared to tell your continence story? The pelvic floor isn’t the most talked about part of a woman’s body, but it’s one of the most important. A strong, responsive and coordinated pelvic floor provides effective support to the bladder, uterus and bowel. However, if pelvic floor muscles become weak, incontinence problems can occur. Alarmingly,... more>>

Continence Education 2014

Friday 22 August 2014, Auckland Domestic Airport Terminal Conference Centre, 10am - 4pm. More information coming soon... more>>

World Continence Week 2014

World Continence Week 2014 World Continence Week is an initiative of the International Continence Society and is coordinated in New Zealand by the New Zealand Continence Association along with the Continence Foundation of Australia. This year World Continence Week will be held from 23 to 29 June. The theme is Pelvic Floor Exercise in Pregnancy, childbirth and Beyond The theme... more>>

NZCA Discussion Boards for Medical Professionals

NZCA Discussion Boards for Medical Professionals At our conference in November 2012 a new Children's Group was formed. We have created a discussion board where members can offer each other professional advice. Visit the board now and click on Register. After we have approved your registration, you will be able to participate. NZCA Discussion Boards >>... more>>

2012 Conference - Presentations now available

2012 Conference - Wellington 01-03 November Presentations from the Conference Powerpoint presentations and audio recordings from the conference are now available here >> All material is password protected. To obtain your username and password, please contact Zoe. Downloads Brochure Programme (Updated 23 Oct 2012) Registration Form Trade and Sponsorship We cordially... more>>

Pelvic Floor First Education Workshop

Pelvic Floor First Education Workshop This presentations are password protected. To obtain your password, please contact: zoe@continence.org.nz Click the link below to view the presentation: Pelvic-Floor-First-Workshop.pdf To view the presentation for Christchurch 14th June: please click... more>>

Epidemiology - Statistics

Epidemiology: Some general principles Epidemiology is the study of disease and disability in populations. Population is used in the technical sense as a group of subjects who all share a common characteristic. This may be that they all live in a certain location, the usual sense of the word, but other characteristics can be used to define a population, such as age, gender or... more>>

Conferences / Workshops

Conferences/ Workshops Continence Care Training Programme Slideshow (Password required. To obtain a password please contact zoe@continence.org.nz) 2010 Conference Presentations (requires login) 2010 Handout for Adults Programme can now be downloaded (requires password) Click here to download The following Conference Presentations are now available. FRIDAY Urinary Incontinence... more>>

Guidelines

Guidelines Nocturia Guidelines Click here to open the document. Enuresis Guidelines Full enuresis guideline Enuresis referral form Fluid balance chart Reward system Constipation guidelines Click here to open the document... more>>

Continence Education

Continence Education POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH SCIENCES - CONTINENCE MANAGEMENT. The PGCertHealSc(Continence Management) comprises two 30 point papers, one in each semester. There will possibly be a course running in 2016 Admission forms available from: Ruth Helms University of Otago, Christchurch... more>>

Australia and NZ Journal

Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal Click here for back issues of the journal The Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal (ANZCJ) is a scientific, partially peer reviewed journal, produced under the auspice of the Continence Foundation of Australia and the New Zealand Continence Association (NZCA) on a quarterly basis. The ANZCJ is the only multidisciplinary... more>>

Research + Research Applications

Research Research articles can be found here. Grants in aid of research Information & Conditions Closing Date - 31 May 2011 General The New Zealand Continence Association (NZCA) is an organization comprising members who have a professional interest in continence. An important aim of the NZCA is to promote research into continence, particularly as it affects New Zealanders.... more>>

Research Articles

Research Articles Available articles in PDF form: Research priorities in urinary incontinence: results from citizensí juries Action Research: Supporting quality in a nursing continence service. Facilitating controlled transparency about continence issues in New Zealand... more>>

Conference Grants

Conference Grants There are funds avaliable for members who have been a financial member of the NZCA for at least one year. The amounts avaliable are $250.00 for a national conference (to a total of $2000.00) and $1000.00 for an international Conference (to a total of $4000.00). Please apply in writing to jan@continence.org.nz... more>>

Links for Medical Professionals

Links for Medical Professionals Movicol (also known as Macrogol, PEG3350) Medsafe Data Sheet - Movicol. Treatment of faecal impaction with polyethelene glycol plus electrolytes (PGE + E) followed by a double-blind comparison of PEG + E versus lactulose as maintenance therapy. PEG 3350 (Transipeg) versus lactulose in the treatment of childhood functional constipation: a double... more>>