The focus of this lecture is on diagnosing different types of pelvic organ prolapse and the fundementals of surgical approaches using vaginal, abdominal, laparoscopic robotic assisted procedures. The FDA mesh warnings and AUGS position on the use of mesh for sacrocolpopexy/midurethral sling are also reviewed. The potential complications of the use of transvaginal mesh and slings and the treatment of these sequelae are also discussed.
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.
Review the evaluation of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
Describe the surgical approaches to treatment of urinary incontinence.
Describe surgical approaches to treating pelvic organ prolapse.