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Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Continence Management


The course is aimed at upskilling nurses and physiotherapists to be able to independently assess and manage patients with urinary and faecal incontinence.


Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) are available on the University of Otago website.

Note: Distance taught within New Zealand.

Structure of the Programme

Two compulsory papers (60 points)
  • CTMG 401 Pathophysiology of Incontinence (30 points)
  • CTMG 402 Management for Incontinence (30 points)


For information on admission and enrolment

Ruth Helms
Manager, Academic Programmes
University of Otago, Christchurch
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel +64 3 364 0527

For information on content

Dr Giovanni Losco: