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251 - Bladder Management Empowerment through Adaptive Equipment

‐ Oct 15, 2017 3:45pm

Credits: None available.

Bladder management and specifically independent bladder management can be a critical aspect to quality of life and compliance to lifelong bladder health. There are many types of adaptive equipment that can be used or made to empower the user to perform their own intermittent catheterization. Attendees will learn about custom and off-the-shelf adaptive equipment that will allow your clients to overcome limitations caused by obesity, limited hand dexterity, mild visual impairments, and impaired mobility.

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:

  • Michael Taylor, MOT, OTR/L - Clinical advisory Board for Hollister
  • 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 understand how an occupational therapist can assist clients with adaptive equipment training that assists them to overcome limitations in dexterity, positioning, and vision.


Credits Available

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