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2021 uroLogic Conference

040 - Physical Therapy of Urological Disorders

Oct 28, 2021 1:00pm ‐ Oct 28, 2021 5:15pm


Accurate assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of various urologic conditions is vital to enhance the urologic practitioner's skill and to achieve positive patient outcomes. Providing a variety of treatment options is key to achieving success when considering urologic conditions that result from pelvic floor and/or pelvic girdle impairments. Common diagnoses include stress, urge and mixed urinary incontinence, urinary retention, fecal incontinence, colorectal evacuation dysfunction, male and female pelvic pain and pelvic organ prolapse. Gain an understanding of the physical therapist's objective assessment and treatment techniques. This session is appropriate for the nurse performing bio-feedback and the advanced provider managing the patient.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/31/23.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no speaker disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
The 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.

SUNA accreditation is reciprocal in the states and specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC-COA accreditation process. SUNA is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5556. Accreditation and approved provider status of NCPD 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 utilize the anatomy and function of the pelvic floor and pelvic girdle information to refer urologic patients to pelvic floor physical therapy.


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