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161 - Testicular & Groin Pain: Nuts and Bolts

‐ Nov 1, 2014 4:15pm

Testicular, scrotal and groin pain are common presenting symptoms in men. The incidence of chronic testicular and groin pain can be high as 100,000 men. It can be both acute and chronic in onset. The anatomy and embryology of the testicles and the most common causes of testicular pain with a focus on chronic etiologies will be presented. An algorithm for diagnosis and management options are reviewed. Medical and surgical management including robotic microsurgical procedures and tools such as targeted denervation of the spermatic cord, vasovasostomy, vasoepididymostomy and varicocelectomy are also covered.

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

Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP-C, CUNP
Speaker's Bureau: Bayer-Xofigo, Amgen-Denosumab

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.


• Summarize nonsurgical options for pain management.
• Describe surgical options for management of chronic groin and testicular pain.