The Efficacy of Prophylactic Dexmedetomidine on Catheter-Related Bladder Discomfort after Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Identification: unj_ma20_03
Issue: March-April 2020
Volume: Volume 40 Number 2
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 04/30/2022
  • 1.40 - CH


Contact hours available until 4/30/2022.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The author(s), editor, editorial board, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is provided by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA).

The Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, SUNA Education Director.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss how prophylactic use of an alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist may attenuate CRBD, a postoperative complication characterized by a burning sensation, bladder discomfort, and the urge to urinate.


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Expired On: Apr 30, 2022

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