This presentation will focus on the post-operative care of patients with specific urologic needs associated with bladder, renal and prostate surgery. Troubleshooting problems associated with urinary catheters, drains and ureteral stents will be discussed. Learn a mnemonic to assist you in caring for your patients!
Contact hours available until 10/11/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Commitee Disclosures: Lee Ann Boyd, MSN, ARNO-C, CUNP / Presenter Bureau :Warner Chilcott Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP-C CUNP/ Presenter :Amgen-Xgeva, Warner Chilott
Speaker disclosures: Lee Ann Boyd, MSN, ARNP-C, CUNP Presenter Bureau: Warner Chilcott
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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.
SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.
List 4 areas of assessment of the post-surgical patient.
Describe the symptoms associated with ureteral stent placement in patient's undergoing renal surgery.
Name the most common source of hemmorhage following radical prostatectomy.
Name three common urostomy problems encountered postoperatively.