This focused workshop for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants provides the fundamentals for performing female and male genital examinations. Paticipants have the opportunity to learn valuable examination techniques and ask important clinical questions from experts in the field. Examination techniques will be demonstrated using anatomical models. A brief video is shown highlighting the female anatomy and evaluation of the pelvic floor and pelvic wall muscles.
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
Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN-BC, CUCNS Royalties from book "Reclaiming Sex and Intimacy after Prostate Cancer"
There are no other 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.
• Identify the steps to the male genital exam. • Differentiate normal versus abnormal findings in the male genital exam. • Identify the structures of the external genitalia. • Identify the muscles of the pelvic floor and pelvic wall. • Identify the bony structures of the pelvis and anatomic landmarks. • Describe the examination of the pelvic floor. • List some the common pelvic floor modalities for treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction. • Identify the steps to the male genital exam. • Differentiate normal versus abnormal findings in the male genital exam.
PhD, APRN, CUCNS,
Clinical Nurse Specialist and Director of Sexual Health,
NorthShore University Health System