A review of primary GU cancers, infections and inflammations, erectile dysfunction, infertility, obstructive disorders including strictures, BPH, stone disease, GU pharmacology, pediatric urology (deleted overview), and GU trauma. This is a fast paced overview for nurses and advanced practice providers. It is ideal for those new to urology and experienced providers to keep up to date. The course may help attendees formulate a study plan for certification or survey content be- fore the exam.
Contact hours available until 11/3/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee Disclosures:
Gina M. Powley, MSN, ANP-BC Consultant: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Astellas/Medivation
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.
Objectives: • Differentiate between the GU infections of the upper and lower urinary tract. • Recognize the two main etiologies of hydronephrosis in children. • Describe the two treatment options for VUR. • Use tools for managing dysfunctional voiding in children. • Describe the etiology and management of obstructive uropathy, both upper and lower. • Compare and contrast success of BPH treatments. • Differentiate obstructive and non-obstructive voiding dysfunction. • Identify etiology and treatments of acute and chronic pelvic pain in men and women. • Explain the types of incontinence, causes and management. • Describe the metabolic causes of stone disease and the basis for prevention. • List diagnostic evaluation of renal and bladder cancer. • Discuss penile, testicular and prostate cancer relevant treatment options. • Describe the prevalence of erectile dysfunction. • Identify the way in which erectile dysfunction is evaluated and managed. • Describe causes for infertility and treatment options.
PhD, APRN, CUCNS,
Clinical Nurse Specialist and Director of Sexual Health,
NorthShore University Health System