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020 - Advanced Urologic Review for the RN and APN

‐ Oct 11, 2013 4:00pm

Are you a seasoned Urologic Nurse or Advanced Practice nurse seeking greater insight in the field? Are you planning to seek CBUNA certification as a CURN or CUNP in the future? If so, this course will serve you well. Five expert faculty will immerse you in an intensive day of pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of urologic conditions. Participants will improve knowledge of prescribing practices and gain clinical pearls to guide the successful treatment of urologic conditions. Hold on to your hats; it’s going to be a super, full day!

Contact hours available until 10/11/2015.

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:
Planning Commitee Disclosures:
    Lee Ann Boyd, MSN, ARNO-C, CUNP / Presenter Bureau :Warner Chilcott
    Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP-C CUNP/ Presenter :Amgen-Xgeva, Warner Chilott

Speaker disclosures:
Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS   
Consultant: Actient Pharmaceutical/TIMM Medical
Royalties from Book with Anthony J. Jannetti Publishing
Speaker's Bureau: Actient Pharmaceutical/TIMM Medical

Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP-C, CUNP   
Presenter: Amgen-Xgeva, Warner Chilcott-Enablex

There are no other disclosures to declare.

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

Accreditation Statement:
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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.   


Christy Krieg, MSN, CUNP
  • Identify common symptom presentation and causes of dysfunctional voiding.
  • Describe treatment options for voiding symptom management: medical, surgical and behavioral.
  • Review pharmacologic management of voiding symptoms and identify side effects and contraindications.
Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP-C, CUNP
  • Describe the pathophysiology of prostate cancer and list appropriate treatment modalities.
  • List and discuss the appropriate antibiotic usage in urology infections.
  • Differentiate muscle invasive bladder cancer and treatments from non muscle invasive bladder cancer treatments.
Jean Ann Vawter, FNP-BC, CUNP
  • Describe the etiology and management of obstructive uropathy, both upper and lower.
  • Explain the metabolic causes of stone disease and the basis for prevention.
  • Compare and contrast success of BPH treatments.
Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS
  • Describe & identify prevalence of erectile dysfunction.
  • Identify the way in which erectile dysfunction is evaluated and managed.
  • Describe infertility; identify causes for infertility and treatment options.
Valre W. Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP
  • Discuss 2 main causes of hydronephrosis.
  • Describe vesicoureteral reflux and current management options.
  • Explain dysfunctional elimination syndrome and treatment modalities.


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