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122 - “Catheter? I just need a little more time…”: A Look into the Treatment and Causes of Postoperative Urinary Retention (POUR) After Surgery

‐ Oct 14, 2017 10:55am

Credits: None available.

Screening, recognizing and options in postoperative urinary retention and patients at risk, procedures that place a patient at risk that result in urologic intervention (example spinal surgery, catheter placement during the procedure, undiagnosed BPH/stricture/or other obstructions) are discussed.

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:

  • There are no 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 have an expanded knowledge of post op urinary retention (POUR) including effective ways to screen and identify it, first line treatment, and follow up required.


Credits Available

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