The antimuscarinics remain the largest class of drugs used for OAB. These drugs share anticholinergic properties with potential cognitive impacts and other clinically relevant side effects. This lecture reviews medications for incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms focusing on the Beers 2012 criteria.
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.
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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.
Identify medications used to influence lower urinary tract function.
Discuss anticholinergic medications used to influence lower urinary tract functions.
Recognize other drug classes used to influence lower urinary tract function.
PhD, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN,
Dept of Urology, University of Virginia,
Professor and Nurse Practitioner
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