Incontinence After Prostate Cancer

Online Course: Incontinence After Prostate Cancer

Learn why men may suffer from incontinence after Prostate Cancer treatment

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Presented by:

Pierre Roscher

Pierre is a South African Physiotherapist with a special interest in Men's Health Physiotherapy

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Urinary incontinence is a common side effect in men who have undergone treatment for Prostate Cancer. There are different types of incontinence that can occur and this depends on the treatment approach. A radical prostatectomy, which is the surgical removal of the prostate, often results in stress incontinence and radiation therapy more often results in urgency, frequency and urge incontinence. In this course Pierre Roscher introduces you to the concept of urinary incontinence in men and how the various treatments for Prostate Cancer can result in this disabling side effect.


This course aims to provide you with a overview on the different types of incontinence that men may experience as a side effect of the various treatments for Prostate Cancer


This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

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This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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