Status Plus

Nursing Track

Nurses can attend the following two sessions and all other sessions in the regular program on Thursday and Friday.


08:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Room 1.61-1.62 – Level 1
Nursing session – Workshop: Vaginal pessaries in the management of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence
Chair: Angie Rantell (United Kingdom)

08:00 a.m. – 08:05 a.m.
Welcome and housekeeping
Speaker: Angie Rantell (United Kingdom)

08:05 a.m. – 08:40 a.m.
Assessment of POP / UI, conservative management options, sizing and fitting pessaries
Speaker: Angie Rantell (United Kingdom)

08:40 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.
Patient counselling prior to pessary fitting and managing patient expectations
Speaker: Ellie Stewart (United Kingdom)

09:00 a.m. – 09:20 a.m.
Managing complications and trouble shooting
Speaker: Ranee Thakar (United Kingdom)

09:20 a.m. – 09:40 a.m.
Self management and routine pessary checks
Speaker: Rohna Kearney (United Kingdom)

09:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hands on practice
Speakers: Rohna Kearney (United Kingdom), Angie Rantell (United Kingdom), Ellie Stewart (United Kingdom) & Ranee Thakar (United Kingdom)

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee break

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nursing Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting



02:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.
Location: Hall F – Level 0
Nursing session – A multidisciplinary approach to chronic pelvic / bladder pain
Chair: Angie Rantell (United Kingdom)

02:00 p.m. – 02:15 p.m.
The role of the medic in the management of chronic pelvic / bladder pain
Speaker: Vikram Khullar (United Kingdom)

02:15 p.m. – 02:30 p.m.
The role of the physiotherapist in the management of chronic pelvic / bladder pain
Speaker: Bary Berghmans (The Netherlands)

02:30 p.m. – 02:45 p.m.
The role of the nurse in the management of chronic pelvic / bladder pain
Speaker: Wendy Ness (United Kingdom)

02:45 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.