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152 - Grown Up But Not Forgotten: Implementation and Management of an Adult Spina Bifida Transition Clinic Within a Pediatric Urology Practice

‐ Oct 24, 2015 11:00am

Credits: None available.

Presented in this lecture is the discussion of how and when to transition patients from pediatric to the transition clinic. We discuss the protocol for managing the post-reconstruction patients need to maintain and/or improve quality of life. We describe how we have safely incorporated procedures such as in-office surveillance cystoscopy, channel evaluation and dilation, and stone removal into the clinic day. Lastly, identification and management of routine medical management and problems found during procedures are discussed.

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.

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Gina Powley - Astellas/Medivation speaker bureau, Ferring Pharmaceuticals speaker bureau
• Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP, CUNP - Consultant: Bayer, Speaker's Bureau: Bayer
• Valre Welch, MSN, CPNP - Holister Continence Care Advisory Board; Speaker for Hollister Incontinence Workshops

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.

1. Describe transition clinic.
2. Identify transition process.
3. Describe the protocol for managing patient needs and outcomes.


Credits Available

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