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.
DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN,
Professor and Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health,
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
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