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241 - Implementing Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) into Your Practice

‐ Mar 15, 2014 11:00am

Credits: None available.

This lecture includes a comprehensive review of posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) as a treatment of refractory OAB (ROAB), presents evidence-based outcomes, and details the steps for successful implementation of PTNS in clinical practice. Techniques for performing this procedure are outlined.

Contact hours available until 3/16/2016.

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:
Diane K. Newman, DNP ANP-BC FAAN
Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Uroplasty

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.

  • Describe the application of PTNS in clinical practice.
  • Review the process of providing this treatment that includes identification of specific patients.
  • Discuss patient cases with success in decreasing urinary symptoms.

Credits Available