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331 - Evidence-Based Preparation for Prostate Biopsy: UK Perspective

‐ Oct 14, 2013 11:00am

Presenters will discuss the evidence-base for preparing the patient in terms of antibiotic prophylaxis, analgesia, cleansing enema, bowel preparation and the evidence for the equipment (disposables) required. The European Guidelines will be incorporated giving an alternative view to the recent AUA white paper. A recently reported study discussing UK complications and the management of such complications will be discussed.

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.   

  • Explain the evidence base for antibiotic choice.
  • Discuss the preparation of the nurse for undertaking prostate biopsies independently.