Help your recurrent kidney stone patients avoid painful stone events by preventing stone formation! This course reviews the factors that create a favorable environment for crystal formation and teaches you how to interrupt that cycle. Review case studies of REAL patients, their 24-hour urine studies, and understand the fundamentals of pharmacologic and dietary prevention of calculi.
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.
• Recognize the factors that contribute to crystal formation. • Identify medical and environmental conditions that may impact stone formation. • Interpret blood and urine results as it pertains to stone formation and prevention recommendations.