Sacral neuromodulation has been successfully used for adults for many years and we're now seeing tremendous success in the pediatric population. This lecture looks at identifying the appropriate patient population and evaluation protocol. The conventional management of these refractory patients are reviewed. Education of these families and patients is critical to the success of this program. The test phase protocol and device placement procedure are shared with the audience. Follow-up and treatment of post-op challenges are discussed.
Contact hours available until 10/26/17.
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.
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.
Objectives: 1. Identify patient candidates. 2. describe evaluation process and protocol. 3. Discuss surgical procedure and post-op management.