Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation .
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Explain bladder management programs for initiating voiding or ensuring complete emptying of the bladder.
Discuss intermittent catheterization as the preferred method of catheterization in patients with bladder dysfunction.
Describe the various types and designs of catheters used for intermittent catheterization.
DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN,
Professor and Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health,
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania