Thursday 14 November

7.00am

REGISTRATION

  7.00am – 8.15am   BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
 
 Using a design lens to measure impact in health interventions for
  clients with complex care needs

  Sponsored by Independance Australia

PLENARY SESSION 1:
Opening

Chairperson:
TBC

8.30am – 10.30am

8.30am – 8.40am
Welcome

8.40am – 8.50am
Official opening

8.50am – 9.10am
30-year Continence Foundation of Australia celebration

9.10am – 9.40am
Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP): biomechanical insights into cause and cure
Keynote Speaker: Dr John DeLancey

9.40am – 10.10am
Continence containment: a real option for clients
Keynote Speaker: Prof Mandy Fader

10.30am – 11.00am

MORNING TEA

PLENARY SESSION 2:
Bladder function at the extremes

Chairperson:
TBC

11.00am – 1.00pm

11.00am – 11.20am
Assessment of detrusor function
Keynote Speaker: A/Prof Cristiano Gomes

11.20am – 11.40am
Detrusor overactivity with detrusor underactivity (DO-DU) - diagnosis and treatment
Invited Speaker: Dr Vincent Tse

11.40am – 12.00pm
Diagnosis and management of DU + LUTS
Keynote Speaker: A/Prof Cristiano Gomes

12.00pm – 12.07pm
Abstract: Benchmarking urinary incontinence through standardised definitions and measurement in community maternity populations
Mrs Valerie Slavin

12.07pm – 12.14pm
Abstract: Psychological stress and recovery: compensation to overcome bladder overactivity in mice
A/Prof Catherine McDermott

12.14pm – 12.21pm
Abstract: Wake-up call: 4 out of 5 older hospitalised patients have nocturnal LUTS
A/Prof Wendy Bower

12.21pm – 12.28pm
Abstract: Emotional vs physical stress in mice: impact on bladder function
A/Prof Catherine McDermott

12.28pm – 12.35pm
Abstract: Acrolein, the toxic urinary metabolite of cyclophosphamide, causes physiological changes to bladder function
A/Prof Donna Sellers

12.35pm – 12.42pm
Abstract: How to identify clients at risk of Autonomic Dysreflexia during urinary catheter changes in the community setting: the development of a screening tool
Ms Jennifer Greenaway

12.42pm – 12.49pm
Abstract: Can the beneficial effects of tamsulosin on the overactive bladder be explained by an effect on bladder blood flow?
A/Prof Donna Sellers

12.49pm – 12.56pm
Abstract: The prevalence of urinary incontinence and athletic incontinence in competitive female CrossFit participants
Ms Lolita Wikander

1.00pm – 2.00pm

LUNCH

PLENARY SESSION 3:

Voiding Dysfunction / Female Retention Problems

Chairperson:

TBC

2.00pm – 3.30pm

2.00pm – 2.20pm
Management of female urinary retention: evaluation and diagnosis
Invited Speaker: Dr Karen McKertich

2.20pm – 2.40pm
Post-partum or post-pelvic surgery retention
Invited Speaker: Dr Alison de Souza

2.40pm – 3.00pm
Management of female urethral stricture: assessment and treatment
Invited Speaker: Dr Johan Gani

3.00pm – 3.20pm
Overactive pelvic floor and its impact on voiding dysfunction
Invited Speaker: Ms Elise Fraser

3.20pm – 3.27pm
Abstract: The long-term impact of an obstetric anal sphincter injury on sexual function. A historical cohort investigation of Australian women
Ms Donna Green

3.30pm – 4.00pm

AFTERNOON TEA

PLENARY SESSION 4:

Ethics/Consent – When to treat and when not to treat?

Chairperson:

TBC

4.00pm – 5.30pm

4.00pm – 4.20pm
Ethical challenges in pelvic floor assessment and treatment
Invited Speaker: Prof Clare DeLaney

4.20pm – 4.40pm
This patient needs help with incontinence. What if they refuse?
Invited Speaker: Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz

4.40pm – 5.00pm
Surgical need but refusal - defining when patient is competent to make informed decisions
Invited Speaker: Dr Oliver Daly

5.00pm – 5.20pm
What matters most in the context of life limiting illness
Invited Speaker: Ms Sharyn Milnes

5.30pm – 6.00pm

CONTINENCE FOUNDATION OF AUSTRALIA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

6.00pm – 8.00pm

WELCOME RECEPTION

Program is subject to change