Practice Standards for Nurse Continence Specialists

CoNSA has produced a document to define and guide the practice of the Nurse Continence Specialist (NCS).

The Practice Standards address each of the seven RN Standards for Practice as defined by the NMBA, and apply to all NCS throughout Australia regardless of setting.

Citation: Continence Nurses Society Australia. (2017). Practice standards for Nurse Continence Specialists. Melbourne: Continence Nurses Society Australia.

Download the Practice Standards for the Nurse Continence Specialist

Practice Standards project publication

Citation: Ostaszkiewicz, J., Thompson, J. & Watt, E. (2019). A national project to develop and validate Practice Standards for Australian Nurse Continence Specialists. Australian & New Zealand Continence Journal, 25(1), 16-21. 

Access the Abstract link 

Practice Standards conference poster presentation

Citation: Thompson, J., Ostaszkiewicz, J. & Watt, E. (2017). Practice Standards for Nurse Continence Specialists, Poster presented at the 26th National Conference on Incontinence, International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia.

Download the Practice Standards for Nurse Continence Specialists  Poster Presentation

Practice Standards project report

Citation: Ostaszkiewicz, J., Thompson, J. & Watt, E. (2017). A national project to develop and validate practice standards for Nurse Continence Specialists in Australia. Melbourne: Continence Nurses Society Australia.

Download the Final Report on the production of the Practice Standards for Nurse Continence Specialists.