The urodynamics track begins with basic anatomy and physiology of lower urinary tract and its evaluation by urodynamics. Also included is a comprehensive look at urodynamics, CMG, EMG, pressure flow studies, leak point pressures and flow rates. Patient selection, preparation and evaluation are included. Details on set-up of equipment and education of patient are also provided. Pearls for trouble shooting and problem solving are learned.
Contact hours available until 2/28/17.
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.
Planning Committee Disclosures: Christine Bradway, PhD, RN, CRNP: Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Direct Supply Inc. and Advisory Board: Astelles
Cheryl A. LeCroy, MSN, RN: Consultant: Allergan
Speaker Disclosures: There are 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.
Identify the three perspectives that dominate data generation and interpretation: mechanical, physiologic and psychosocial.
Describe the elements of a urodynamics study.
List the techniques of urodynamics interpretation.
Identify detrusor function on a cystometrogram.
Discuss interpretation of cystometrogram.
Describe troubleshooting for artifact and accurate results.
Describe three uroflow patterns.
Identify graph patterns during electromyography when assessing voiding function/dysfunction.
Recognize artifact and troubleshoot during a uroflow study.
Determine study needs based on diagnosis.
Educate patient/family regarding procedure.
Evaluate patient understanding.
Describe two pressure flow patterns.
Recognize artifact and troubleshoot during a pressure/flow study.
FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN,
Dept of Urology, University of Virginia,
Professor and Nurse Practitioner