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233 - PTNS: Making It Better and Looking to the Future

‐ Oct 15, 2017 11:05am

Credits: None available.

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) has been FDA approved for almost 20 years. Success rates vary in the literature from about 50%-88%. Wouldn’t you like to have the upper hand when it comes to achieving outcomes your patients are happy with? From choosing patients to making every treatment session count, this presentation discusses advanced concepts and techniques that are sure to produce better outcomes for your patients. In addition, we discuss research related to the “next generation” of tibial nerve stimulation.

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 - Cogentix
  • Our 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 identify key aspects in choosing patients for PTNS, using proper technique and identifying strategies that will help improve successful outcomes.

Credits Available