This course provides the basics of EMG evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence. Participants are provided with a structured method of interpreting the EMG tracing and practice ideas for treatment. Proper set up of the device to ensure an accurate signal is also reviewed. This course does not cover the comprehensive treatment of urinary incontinence.
Contact hours available until 3/7/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures:
Donna J. Carrico, WHNP, MS/ Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Uroplasty Inc.
Tamara Dickinson, RN, CURN, CCCN, BCB-PMD/ Advisory Board:Hollister Inc, Seek Wellness
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
- Place external and vaginal EMG electrodes properly.
- Evaluate and interpret a EMG tracing.
- List situations which could influence the EMG signal and how to minimize them.
- Develop an EMG treatment plan for adult urinary incontinence related to underactive PFM.