The central nervous system controls the ability of the bladder to properly store and empty urine. Evolving literature utilizing MRI technology, including functional MRI, has increased our understanding of the centers of brain control over bladder function.
Contact hours available until 4/7/2020.
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:
• Donna L. Thompson, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, CCCN-AP - Advisor Board for Domtar Industries
• Carolyn Stahlhut, CRNP - husband is employed as a contractor through Kelly Scientific at Jansen Pharmaceutical, also listed as a sub investigator for several clinical trials
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: There are no disclosures to delcare.
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. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will have increased knowledge of central nervous system control over bladder function and pathophysiologic mechanisms of overactive bladder.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine