This course is designed for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who will begin to perform cystocopy. Using lecture and hands-on teaching strategies, participants gain knowledge in identifying normal and abnormal findings in the bladder and indications for cystocopy. Patient and equipment preparation to ensure safety during the procedure are also described. Hands-on experience exposes participants to the care and handling of flexible and rigid cystoscopes and techniques for performing bladder biopsy and stent removal.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/28/2020.
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.
Planning Committee Disclosures: Heather Schultz, MSN, RN, NP-C - AUA Leadership Position 2018 Program Planner
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Cammy Goodwin, RN Salary: Full time employee of Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Davis Viprakasit, MD Consultant: Olympus Corporation of the Americas
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: At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to identify normal and abnormal findings in the bladder, describe indications for cystoscopy, patient and equipment preparation and safety concerns and techniques for stent removal and bladder biopsies.