This session focuses on an update on the clinical preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative management in patients undergoing placement of the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) and surgery for urethral stricture disease.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/29/25.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: Andrew Peterson- Consultant – Boston Scientific
Commercial Support: No commercial support 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.
SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556. Accreditation and approved provider status of NCPD does not imply ANCC-COA approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to incorporate incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer is common, improve patient quality of life that is affected by post prostate treatment incontinence and counsel patients regarding treatment options for post prostate cancer treatment incontinence and the indications for those options including behavioral, medical and surgical. They will also describe various surgical reconstructive options for stricture with respect to location in the urethra and provide care to patients with urethral stricture disease as outlined by the recent AUA guidelines.