In May 2012, the AUA presented the updated algorithm of care for overactive bladder. This presentation reviews that algorithm with emphasis on the evidence for practice and the addition of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation along with the results from the long term STEP study regarding treatment with Urgent PC
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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
Speaker Disclosures: Leslie Saltzstein Wooldridge, GNP-BC, CUNP, BCIA, PMDB has disclosed the following relevant relationships with commercial interests: Grant/Research Support: Uroplasty, EMKinetics Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Uroplasty, Astellas Advisory Board: Uroplasty
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Define overactive bladder (OAB) prevalence and its symptoms.
Identify key components of the American Urologic Association (AUA) guidelines for treating OAB.
Describe percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) as the newest addition to OAB treatment regimens.
State current evidence regarding outcomes related to PTNS.