Discussion of the use of blue light cystoscopy with Cysview® as an advanced approach to detecting bladder cancer is presented. The discussion includes how this technology works, its indications, limitations, and advantages. Also, facts about bladder cancer including incidence, prevalence, and risk factors are discussed. Case studies are presented involving the in-office use of this procedure and the role of the nurse in this process, including specific nursing interventions. Video clips and data areshared as well as nurse’s role.
Contact hours available until 11/7/18.
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.
Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to describe blue light cystoscopy used for detection of bladder cancer and outline the role of the nurse during this procedure.
BS, RN, CURN,
OU Physicians Urology University of Oklahoma
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