This comprehensive course walks you through the management of a patient newly diagnosed with bladder cancer through treatment and the aftereffects of treatment. Topics include, pelvic floor prehab, pre-marking for ostomy placement, and immediate post-op ostomy care and teaching. In addition, information is presented on pelvic floor and sexual rehabilitation. Presenters also focus on managing the sexual side effects of surgery along with body image changes to help patients thrive after an ostomy. Information is presented on support group development and assistance and ongoing ostomy support and care.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/2/24.
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.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: Hillary Durstein, MSN, APRN, NP-C, CUNP discloses that she is a speaker for Hollister and Cardinal Health.
There are no other Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: Ellyn Mantell, MS discloses that she is a consultant for ConvaTec.
There are no other speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: The Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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 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 requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe how to holistically manage the patient with a prostatectomy or cystoprostatectomy.
PhD, APRN, CUCNS,
Clinical Nurse Specialist and Director of Sexual Health,
NorthShore University Health System