This session provides experience with four holistic approaches that are successfully used with urology patients: acupuncture, Reiki, natural medicine, and guided imagery. The concepts of acupuncture are taught including needling techniques and placement, the effects of moxibustion and use of Chinese herbs. The workshop also includes discussion of pharmacognosy, pharmacology and interaction as it applies to the urology patient as well as dietary patterns and recommendations to balance blood sugar, decrease inflammation, eliminate food sensitivities and optimize wellness.
Contact hours available until 3/16/2016.
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: Speaker(s) have no 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.
Describe the concept of acupuncture and application for urology patients.
Explain the modality of Reiki.
Describe Naturopathic Medicine and its use with urology patients.
Illustrate Guided Imagery and practical techniques.