Continence Clinic and Urogynecology Care Clinic
The National Association For Continence (NAFC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders. NAFC's purpose is to be the leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence. NAFC's National Centers of Excellence: Continence Care program was established to offer consumers seeking solutions to their bladder or bowel control problems and related pelvic floor dysfunction a reliable, trustworthy means of finding an expert. Centers of Excellence (COE) designation is based on evidence of training, clinical experience, resources, and patient satisfaction statistics that meet established standards. In 2010, UAB was the very first center to be designated as a Center of Excellence. The COE is a joint endeavor of the Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care's Continence Clinic and the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery's Clinic. In 2014, the UAB Center of Excellence: Continence Care received full certification for 5 more years.