Wednesday April 23rd 2014

Dorland Health Partners with UroMed to Provide Urology Health Continuing Education Series

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UroMed, a leading urological medical supply company, has partnered with Dorland Health to publish a continuing education series on urology health for medical professionals and clinicians. Hollister Incorporated has provided an educational grant to support this series. The urology health CEU program is available for medical reference at http://www.dorlandhealth.com/uromed.

The Urology Health series offers 12 continuing education articles written by clinical experts from a wide range of health care organizations, including Kernan Rehabilitation Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, Rainbow Babies Hospital, Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital, MUSC Pediatric Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Metropolitan Urology and Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital.

Each article is worth up to two hours of continuing education credits. The content, related to urology health, includes topics on:

  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Caregiving Issues
    “UroMed strives to provide relevant educational resources to the medical community as part of our lifelong commitment to the patients that we serve together. We believe that by supporting educational programs that share ideas on emerging treatment and care options from thought leaders in the healthcare community, we will help advance the level of care and resources available to our customers across the country,” said Craig Stevens, CEO and President of UroMed.

    Millions of Americans suffer from urology health-related issues every year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, incontinence alone affects up to 25 million Americans, including 11 percent of those aged 65-74 and 16 percent of those over 75. Such prevalence makes urology health concerns a common part of coordinated treatment plans across a wide range of healthcare professionals.

    The Dorland Health continuing education series on urology health is applicable to the following types of healthcare professionals:

  • Case Managers
  • Clinical Nurses
  • Disability Management Specialists
  • Life Care Planners
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Urology Nurses
  • Rehabilitation Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Wound Care Nurses
    Hollister is an organization dedicated to helping healthcare professionals deliver care with better products and services. By providing educational resources to support clinicians, we continue our promise – “People First” – to care, advocate, listen and customize solutions for our community,” said Scott Webb, General Manager, US Continence Care at Hollister Incorporated. “We were pleased to provide an educational grant to Dorland Health to help support this series,” added Webb.

    Many of UroMed’s employees have a personal connection to understanding their customers’ urinary health and incontinence needs, as 20% of UroMed’s customer care associates has a disability or has a family member with a disabling condition. Most of UroMed’s customers experience urological or incontinence issues and have conditions like spinal cord injury, spina bifida, transverse myelitis or multiple sclerosis. For more information, please visit http://www.uromed.com or call 1-800-841-1233.

    About Dorland Health

    Dorland Health has been a leader in the publications industry for more than 50 years and has provided valuable products and services to healthcare professionals nationwide, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, case managers, social workers, patient advocates and others involved in patient care.

    Dorland Health publishes Case In Point magazine, newsletters that include Case In Point Weekly and Medical Home Today, Case Management Resource Guide and directories for care coordinators and professionals involved in youth and family care, behavioral health and adult and senior care, as well as industry webinars, award programs, special reports, and continuing education. Learn more at www.dorlandhealth.com.

    About UroMed

    Headquartered in Suwanee, GA [a suburb of Atlanta], UroMed is one of the nation’s leading providers of single-use catheters, urological and disposable medical supplies, including intermittent catheters, closed system catheters, condom catheters, pediatric catheters and continence care products. UroMed is nationally accredited for Medicare reimbursement and most state Medicaid plans, and partners with private health insurance providers and health plans to provide patients with single-use catheters, catheter kits and incontinence products. UroMed also has seven staffed regional offices located in and around the following metro areas: Columbia, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Dallas, TX; Carlsbad, CA; Knoxville, TN; Richmond, VA; and Baton Rouge, LA; enabling next-day delivery after a customer’s initial medical supply order. For more information, please visit http://www.uromed.com or call 1-800-841-1233.

    About Hollister Incorporated
    Hollister Incorporated is an independently-owned global company that develops, manufactures and markets healthcare products, servicing over 90 countries. From the earliest days, Hollister has provided a strong sense of community—a connection to people. That connection is embedded in the very fabric of the company as it continues to develop new products and services focused on meeting the healthcare needs of people throughout the global community. For more information, please visit http://www.hollister.com

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