The Four Topic Approach for Ethical Decision Making provides a set of practical questions that busy clinicians can use to make ethical treatment decisions. Introduction of the model and use of a case study to demonstrate how it can be used to create a treatment plan for urinary incontinence in a frail older adult dependent upon a family caregiver are presented. Current evidence on urinary incontinence treatments for frail older adults are also highlighted in the treatment considerations.
Contact hours available until 10/16/19.
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.
Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Gina Powley, MSN, RN, ANP - Speakers bureau for Astellas
The Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is also a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556.
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After completing this activity, the learner will be able to Use the Four Topic Approach to make ethical treatment decisions for a frail older person with urinary incontinence.
PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA,
University of Minnesota, School of Nursing
DNP, CRNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD,
Professor and Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health,
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania