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Press Releases from National Association For Continence (8 total)

Cleveland Clinic “Cleveland” NAFC Center of Excellence

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) has designated the Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery in the OB/GYN & Women’s Health Institute and the Colorectal Surgery in the Digestive Disease Institute at the Cleveland Clinic as a Center of Excellence (COE): Continence Care for Women. Drs. Matthew Barber, Brooke Gurland, Tracy Hull, Marie Fidela Paraiso, Beri Ridgeway, Mark Walters and Massarat Zutshi are the principal physicians in this

Most Innovative New Product Named in Latest Product Services Directory

February 28, 2012 (CHARLESTON, SC)—The National Association For Continence (NAFC) presented the Most Innovative New Product award to Coloplast for its new product, InterDry® Ag, a textile that helps reduce the risk of moisture-associated skin damage, most often diagnosed as intertriginous dermatitis (intertrigo). As moisture accumulates and remains trapped within skin folds, bacteria, fungal and viral growth inevitably lead to intertrigo and even skin breakdown and subsequent ulceration. Obese patients,

National Bladder Health Week November 14-18

National Bladder Health Week is November 14-18, 2011. The National Association For Continence (NAFC), as part of its Bladder Health Awareness campaign, is hosting free, online activities throughout Bladder Health Week to educate participants about prevention, treatment and management options for urinary incontinence. It is estimated that over 25 million adult Americans routinely experience loss of bladder control. Because age is a risk factor for such health problems, the prevalence

Urologic Nurses Named Continence Care Champion

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) awarded Leslie Saltzstein Wooldridge, MSN, RNCS, GNP-BC, and Francie Bernier, PhD, MSN, RNC with the Rodney Appell Continence Care Champion Award at the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) Annual Symposium on March 12, 2010. Presented by Megan Hansen, fund development manager for NAFC, this honor is sponsored by Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals. After receiving her masters in nursing, specializing in critical care, Wooldridge worked

National Healthcare Organization’s New Catheterization Resource is Beneficial …

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) has released a new consumer educational resource, focusing on catheterization procedures and care in the United States. The Urinary Catheterization of Men and Women pamphlet is the newest addition to NAFC’s library of educational materials available to consumers seeking knowledge of management and treatment options for medical problems related to incontinence. It is also helpful as an educational supplement to nurses giving instructions to

UCLA Physician Named Care Champion

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) awarded Shlomo Raz, MD, with the Rodney Appell Continence Care Champion Award at the Society for Urodynamics & Female Urology (SUFU) annual meeting in St. Petersburg, FL on February 26, 2010. The honor, presented by Eric Rovner, MD, professor of Urology at the Medical University of South Carolina and a member of NAFC’s Board of Directors, is sponsored by Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals. Originally

National Healthcare Nonprofit is Holding a Free Educational Webinar on Non-Surgi …

February 4, 2010 CHARLESTON, SC— The National Association For Continence (NAFC) is offering free, monthly educational webinars stemming from their educational women’s forum, Lifelong Bladder Health & Pelvic Support, which was held in San Francisco on October 3, 2009. Marilyn-Lu Webb, PhD, NP, owner of The Center for Continence Care, Inc. in Fresno, CA will lead the next webinar, Non-Surgical Intervention to Treat SUI Including Behavioral Strategies and Management of

National Healthcare Organization Hosts Free Educational Webinar Series

The National Association For Continence (NAFC) is offering free, monthly educational webinars stemming from their educational women’s forum, Lifelong Bladder Health & Pelvic Support, which was held in San Francisco on October 3, 2009. Toll-free conference calls and the Internet link participants to the webinars. Nationally recognized experts, in the field of continence care, will lead each webinar followed by a live question and answer session where participants can type

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