Pelvic floor biofeedback and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) have been shown to be effective in the treatment of urinary symptoms in both men and women. This treatment option is often preferred over medication and surgical intervention. Biofeedback and NMES indications and administration are reviewed during this session along with a review of the literature and current coding and billing guidelines. Case studies are presented.
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:
Julie Starr, APRN, FNP, PhD
Clinical Trainer for The Prometheus Group
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 learnerwill be able to identify appropriate patient selection for Biofeedback and NMES.
APRN, FNP, PhD,
University of Missouri, Columbia