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233 - Vaginal Mesh Controversy - Litigation and the "New" Normal

‐ Nov 6, 2016 2:45pm

Credits: None available.

A description of the controversy surrounding a myriad of FDA warnings and lawsuits involving vaginal mesh is presented. Where we are now and alternative options for repairing urinary incontinence and vaginal vault prolapse are also discussed.

Contact hours available until 11/7/18.

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:
• Valre Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP - Consultant: Hollister Clinical Advisory Board
• Gina Powley, MSN, ANP-BC - Speakers Bureau: Astellas and Medivation

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.

Learning Outcome:
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will have an increased understanding of the historical context of the vaginal mesh scare and the impact of the vaginal mesh controversy.


Credits Available

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