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010 - Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Basics of a Pelvic Floor Practice

‐ Oct 13, 2017 10:45am

Credits: None available.

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse are the most common conditions encountered in practices providing care for patients with pelvic floor disorders. We discuss the physiology, etiology, evaluation and treatment of these conditions and review surgical treatment options with emphasis on behavioral, pharmacologic, and conservative management options.

Contact hours available until 10/16/19.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

  • Gina Powley, MSN, RN, ANP - Speakers bureau for Astellas
  • Susanne Quallich, PhD, ANP-BC, NP-C, CUNP, FAANP - Consultant – Coloplast
  • Valre Welch, MSN, CPNP - Hollister Clinical Advisory Board

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

  • Leslie Wooldridge, GNP-BC, CUNP - Speakers Bureau - CogentixOur clinic is considered a "Center for Excellence" by Congentix and nurses have come to be trained on PTNS at our clinic.
  • There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

  • No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

The Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is also a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556.

Accreditation and approved provider status of CE in nursing does not imply ANCC-COA approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.

Learning Outcome:

  • After completing this activity, the learner will be able to describe the evaluation and treatment options for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Credits Available