Bladder health is important for overall health and is influenced by internal and external factors. Primary prevention can help promote healthy bladder habits, and education on normal bladder function and early treatment seeking for bladder conditions can be part of secondary prevention. This lecture presents current research on the area of bladder health and the role of urology nurses in education.
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:
• Diane Newman - Speakers Bureau: The Prometheus Group
There are no other disclosures to delcare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: There are no disclosures to declare.
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 the current research on bladder health and the role of urology nurses in patient education.
DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN,
Professor and Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health,
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania