Trigger points can be the cause of sexual pain in women and ejaculatory pain in men. This session discusses trigger point injections which involve the infiltration of muscles with an anesthetic solution, sometimes with steroids as anti-inflammatories, which is useful in identifying the exact location of the pain and simultaneously relieving the pain.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 9/23/21.
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: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Georgine Lamvu, MD, MPH
Consultant - AbbView, Uroshape Research Funding – Pfizer
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 with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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 educational activity, the learner will be able to review chronic pelvic pain in the setting of other chronic pain disorders and describe a biopsychosocial pain assessment as well as some minimally invasive pain management techniques.