This 4-hour lecture provides a review of the pharmacologic use of medications commonly used in urology including: antibiotics, antimuscarinics, alpha blockers and PDE 5 inhibitors. Clinical application to disease processes is discussed. This lecture highlights important prescriping or considerations for advanced practice nurses with application for clinical nursing staff attending.
Contact hours available until 11/3/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee Disclosures:
Gina M. Powley, MSN, ANP-BC Consultant: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Astellas/Medivation
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.
Objectives: • Recognize antibiotics used in urologic management of infections. • Identify antimuscarinics used in uropharmacology. • Describe clinical application of alpha blockers and PDE 5 inhibitors.
RN, PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN,
Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
University of Virginia, Department of Urology
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