Sexual abuse during childhood can lead to severe psychosomatic dysfunctions both in children and adults. Many urologic problems, without organic findings, can be caused by sexual abuse. Among others, chronic pelvic pain (CPPS), enuresis, incontinence, dysfunctional voiding, and sexual dysfunction can occur. When children or adults see the urologist because of their symptoms there is always the danger of reproducing the abusive event by invasive diagnostic procedures.This session discusses these problems from both pediatric and adult perspectives. We discuss the assessment and treatment options as well as the special care these individuals need. Actual cases are utilized during the session.
Contact hours available until 10/26/17.
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.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no 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.
Objectives: 1. Discuss 2 conditions frequently seen in victims of childhood sexual abuse (CSA). 2. Contrast the different evaluations and treatment approaches used with pediatric and adult victims of CSA.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health
MSN, RN, CPNP, FAUNA,
VCU Health Systems
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