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iHOPE is a series of webinars and Ask the Experts Q&A sessions led by topic experts who provide information and resources to help with specific issues related to stroke recovery.

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Incontinence: Bladder Management After Stroke

Join topic expert Michele Cournan, DNP, RN, CRRN, FNP, ANP-BC, for the webinar Incontinence: Bladder Management After Stroke and get the latest information about:

  • How does the urinary tract work? What organs make up the urinary tract?
  • How do you know when to empty your bladder?
  • Types of incontinence
  • Substances to avoid when you have incontinence
  • Tips to avoid complications of incontinence

Michele Cournan is the director of clinical operations at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y. She has many years of experience, both in a clinical setting and as an instructor. Michele Cournan has published and presented on bladder management and training.

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Tell us about your experience. A new window with a short survey will pop up after you close out of the webinar. Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback. This webinar was recorded May 28, 2013.

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on a variety of topics. 

All webinars are prerecorded except where noted.

System requirements:
PC-based attendees - Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer.
Macintosh®-based attendees - Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

This program is funded by Allergan, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc., Genentech, Inc., the Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation, MetLife Foundation, NovaVision, Pfizer, Inc. and Purdue Pharma.

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