The Urologic Patient in the Community Hospital Setting: A Review

December 9, 2021

Better interplay between urologic clinicians and nursing staff. Nursing staff more aware of the needs of, and concerns in, urologic patients and ready to present to clinicians concerning pertinent findings. Clinicians will have knowledge of background training of nurses allowing for appropriate discussion by not patronizing nor on the other end being overly technical in discussions.

Target Audience

Nurse

Learning Objectives

Recognize common urologic conditions encountered and procedures performed at the community hospital setting including etiology/pathology

Explain urologic procedures/surgeries, expected post-op recovery, and red flags for nursing staff

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/02/2021
Course expires: 
02/12/2022
Event starts: 
12/09/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/09/2021 - 11:59pm

Better interplay between urologic clinicians and nursing staff. Nursing staff more aware of the needs of, and concerns in, urologic patients and ready to present to clinicians concerning pertinent findings. Clinicians will have knowledge of background training of nurses allowing for appropriate discussion by not patronizing nor on the other end being overly technical in discussions.

UPMC Somerset
Somerset, PA
United States

Mark Ferris, MPAS, PA-C

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
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