Joanne is an endorsed nurse practitioner whose scope of practice includes aged care and continence. She has over 25 years experience in continence assessment and management of adults and children with bladder/bowel dysfunction. She has worked across multiple areas of practice including acute, extended care, residential and community care in both rural and metropolitan settings in clinical and leadership roles. Joanne holds a Graduate Diploma in Gerontic Nursing, Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and graduate certificates in Continence Nursing, Prostate Cancer Nursing an Spinal Cord Injuries Nursing. Joanne is the current president of the Continence Nurses’ Society of Australia (CoNSA) which represents the interests of continence nurses nationally. She is also a current member of the International Continence Society nursing committee. Joanne lives in Canberra with her daughters and a very spoiled dog.