Annual Conference 2018

901 - Pelvic Muscle Rehabilitation

Oct 28, 2018 12:55pm ‐ Oct 28, 2018 5:10pm


Behavioral treatments are first line interventions for urinary and fecal incontinence and overactive bladder and are recommended for related disorders such as voiding dysfunction, bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis, and urinary retention. These interventions are aimed at improving symptoms through education, lifestyle modifications and PFM rehabilitation. This course provides a comprehensive review of pelvic floor disorders and rehabilitation treatments to include biofeedback-assisted PFMT and electrical stimulation.

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:
Diane Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, BCB-PMD
Speakers Bureau: Prometheus

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship: Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from The Prometheus Group

Accreditation Statement:

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.

Learning Outcome:
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to dentify components of a pelvic muscle rehabilitation program including behavioral therapy, differentiate the use of biofeedback and pelvic muscle control, and evaluate case studies with EMG evaluations (tracings). This session also includes a non CNE commponent of hands-on and equipment demonstration.


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