Men with chronic pelvic and genital pain complaints are challenging patients in any clinical environment, and they have commonly seen multiple providers. This presentation discusses innovative and contemporary approaches to the evaluation, diagnosis and management of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS) in men, a poorly described condition. Successful management of UCPPS involves introducing that this condition can be managed, like any other chronic condition. The pursuit of an innovative approach to the care of this nonsurgical population of men can help improve their quality of life and improve functioning in work and social roles.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/11/22.
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.
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Accreditation Statement: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited with distinction 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: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss methods for evaluating and treating urologic pelvic pain symptoms in men.
PhD, ANP-BC, NP-C, CUNP, FAUNA, FAANP,
Assistant Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
University of Michigan Health System