This presentation covers various topics encountered in Urotrauma and urologic emergencies including predicting genitourinary trauma based on injury mechanisms and how to distinguish various urinary systems injuries (urethral, bladder, ureteral, renal) based on findings, mechanisms of injury and treatment plans. There is discussion on the appropriate diagnostic tests and interventions performed for diagnosis of urinary system (urethral, bladder, ureteral, renal) injury and clinical findings in the traumatically injured patient that may suggest renal injury and current treatment guidelines. Common male and female genital tract injuries based on mechanism of injury, clinical presentation and treatment considerations is also discussed. 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 identify urologic emergencies and trauma to know how to care for these patients.