Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
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SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
The purpose of this CNE activity is to provide an overview of the urology nurse practitioner and the 24 competencies specific to the role. For those wishing to obtain CNE credit, an evaluation follows. After studying the information presented in this article, the nurse will be able to:
Discuss the urology-specific competencies for urology nurse practitioners that supplement and complement the core competencies and populationfocused competencies of generalist nurse practitioners.
Explain the three levels of practice and experience progression for the urology NP working with adult patients set forth by accrediting organizations.
PhD, ANP-BC, NP-C, CUNP, FAUNA, FAANP,
Assistant Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
University of Michigan Health System
PhD, FNP-BC, CME,
Director of Nursing Operations,
Eastern Michigan University