Bladder Problems

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Refine evaluation skills to differentially diagnose pathological from idiopathic bladder issues via patient history, physical examination and appropriate diagnostic testing.

2. Construct an appropriate treatment plan for bladder issues, taking into account tailoring of the treatment regimen for the individual and suitable timeline for follow-up monitoring.

3. Address the importance of patient-based factors such as social stigmatization, lack of appreciation of symptoms, and medication noncompliance as barriers to appropriate patient care, and devise an action plan to correct these issues.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

William M. Simpson, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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