Policy and practice issues for the NP working in urology practice are presented. This session includes discussion of the AUA/SUNA perspective on the NP role in urology, the influence of the APRN consensus model, and introduce methods to advance the NP role in urology as a way to meet the aging population’s need for specialty urology care. Issues relative to education/certification, legal issues, present and future regulatory issues, and present and future reimbursement issues are also examined.
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
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 identify threats and practice opportunities as NPs move into speciality urology practice.
PhD., ANP-BC, NP-C, CUNP, FAANP,
Assistant Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
University of Michigan Health System