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252 - Pearls for Post-Urologic Intervention Care

‐ Oct 13, 2013 4:00pm

This presentation will focus on the post-operative care of patients with specific urologic needs associated with bladder, renal and prostate surgery. Trouble­shooting problems associated with urinary cathe­ters, drains and ureteral stents will be discussed. Learn a mnemonic to assist you in caring for your patients!

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:
Lee Ann Boyd, MSN, ARNP-C, CUNP   
Presenter Bureau: Warner Chilcott

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.   

  • List 4 areas of assessment of the post-surgical patient.
  • Describe the symptoms associated with ureteral stent placement in patient's undergoing renal surgery.
  • Name the most common source of hemmorhage following radical prostatectomy.
  • Name three common urostomy problems encountered postoperatively.


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