This course provides a clinical framework for the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of male patients with urinary incontinence. The etiology, risk factors, and pathophysiology of male incontinence, as well as the role of urodynamics and best urodynamic practices are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on surgical and non-surgical postprostatectomy incontinence management highlighting the current available treatment options, patient selection, outcomes, and troubleshooting the failed sling and artificial urinary sphincter.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/28/2020.
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: Heather Schultz, MSN, RN, NP-C - AUA Leadership Position 2018 Program Planner
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Michael J. Kennelly, MD, FACS
Consultant - Allergan, Astellas, Boston Scientific Bard, Congentix
Study Grant - Allergan, Amphora, Cook Myosite, Ipsen, Taris
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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. Accreditation and approved provider status of CE in nursing does not imply ANCC-COA approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content. SUNA urges all participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
After completing this continuing nursing education activity the learner will be able to describe the mechanisms of urinary incontinence in males and identify strategies for evaluating and managing both male urge urinary incontinence and male stress urinary incontinence.
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