Urotherapist

Urotherapists help and advise prostate cancer patients in bladder function disorders. They instruct the patient how to perform intermittent catheterization. They also provide guidance on the care of a permanent catheter, coordinate the acquisition of the appliances in outpatient care, and plan the catheter changes either in outpatient care or in specialized medical care.

Urotherapists instruct patients suffering from urinary incontinence on the use of a urinal condom. They advise patients suffering from bladder function disorders on proper fluid and food intake. Urotherapists also instruct patients on the treatment of skin problems and the purchase of adult diapers. Patients can be told where they can seek help for sexual problems. Sexual counselors or therapists are not currently available. Patients that require medication are referred to a urologist.