Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
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The purpose of this CNE activity is to provide an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of undescended testis in male patients. For those wishing to obtain CNE credit, an evaluation follows. After studying the information presented in this article, the nurse will be able to:
Explain the anatomy and physiology of cryptorchidism (undescended testis in male patients).
Discuss the evaluation process for determining undescended testis in male patients.
List treatment options of cryptorchid ism/ undescended testis in male patients before surgical procedures are considered.
Describe the impact cryptorchidism may have on the future health of male patients presenting with this disorder.