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162 - The Nuts and Bolts of Pelvic Muscle Rehab Pre and Post-Prostatectomy

‐ Oct 12, 2013 3:00pm

Participants will learn about a comprehensive treatment strategy for management of incontinence symptoms pre and post-­prostatectomy. Treatment strategies will include information about the use of EMG biofeedback for pelvic muscle rehabilitation, toileting habits, dietary and fluid management, delayed toileting strategies, coordination of muscle contractions, pad reduction and much more!

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

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.   

  • Discuss practical and behavioral strategies for preoperative teaching that will improve surgical outcomes for immediate clinical use.
  • Discuss with patients the rationale for using biofeedback for pre/post operative treatment to learn the correct technique for performing PF exercises.
  • Describe 3 behavioral treatment applications used to eliminate post-operative urinary incontinence.