A task force made up of SUNA members recently revised the Urologic Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice document which has been affirmed and approved by the ANA Board of Directors. This session includes a panel discussion of members who served on the SUNA appointed task force to discuss the clinical significance of our scope and standards of practice as it relates to our professional role which all registered nurses must practice, as well as how this document will impact future initiatives for all SUNA members. The panel also shares specific examples of how the Urologic Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice document relates to pelvic floor disorders, how the document was developed and the approval process working with the ANA.
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.
Accreditation Statement: 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.
Describe the development of Urologic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice.
Discuss the collaborative role between SUNA and ANA to develop, revise, and approve Urologic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice.
Discuss the clinical significance of the Urologic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice for care of patients with urologic and pelvic floor disorders.