Enuresis and Encopresis

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Determine which children meet diagnostic criteria for enuresis.
2. Identify and manage comorbid conditions that can cause or contribute to enuresis.
3. Reassure families that most cases of enuresis resolve spontaneously and counsel them about eliminating guilt, shame and punishment for the condition.
4. Develop an individualized management plan for children with enuresis who are able and willing to adhere with treatment.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021

Robin K. Blitz, MD, Section Chief and Director, Developmental Pediatrics, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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