Friday, September 20

6:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Coffee Service

7:30 am – 11:45 am

Preconference Workshop


Pelvic Floor Disorders & Comorbidities

4 contact hours

Christina Hegan, MS, APRN, WHNP-BC
Constance Parry, PT, WCS

Etiologies of pelvic floor dysfunction will be discussed, as well as prevalence, risk factors, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The impact of medical interventions for comorbid conditions will also be explored. Time will be allowed for hands-on practice utilizing educational pelvic floor models.

7:30 am – 11:45 am

Preconference Workshop


Neuromodulation and Botulinum Toxin for Refractory OAB with Incontinence: Evidence and Technical Factors

4 contact hours

Michael Kennelly, MD, FACS
Kim Gaither, PA-C

This course comprising didactic lectures, videos, case studies, and hands-on simulation labs will discuss neuromodulation (SNS and PTNS) and botulinum toxin therapy to treat refractory overactive bladder (OAB). Emphasis will be placed on procedural techniques and the variables associated with maximizing improvement of symptoms in patients with OAB and urge urinary incontinence.

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Urology Procedures 101

8 contact hours

Diane Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, BCB-PMD
Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, CUNP

This dynamic workshop combines lecture, hands-on, and interactive sessions reviewing common urologic procedures and devices. Lectures will provide best practice recommendations and the hands-on session will include: ADT and BCG mixing/injection, clot evacuation, SP change, and indwelling, intermittent, and external catheter usage. Attendees should be prepared to discuss and critique their office procedures and describe procedure-related problems. (Note: This workshop is limited to 50 participants.)

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Certification Review Course for the APN

8 contact hours

Laura Flagg, DNP, ANP-BC, CUNP
Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS
Jill L. Freeman, MAN, APRN-BC, ANP, CUNP
Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, CUNP
Saundra Sturdy, APRN, CUCNS

This course is based on the Certification Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates (CBUNA) test content outline for the CUNP exam. It is designed to help you prepare to take the CUNP certification exam.

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

CE Lunch Symposium


OAB Treatment Algorithm - Best Practice Recommendations

1 contact hour

Supported through an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

1:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Imaging and Case Studies

4.0 contact hours

Justin Emtage, MD
Heather Webb, MD
Brooke Zilinskas, PAC

This session will provide information about basic ordering of radiologic studies, as well as an update on urologic imaging. Discussion with the use of case studies will improve the urology nurse’s confidence in knowing which imaging study is the most appropriate to order based on the patient scenario.

1:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Pessary Use and Management

4.0 contact hours

Shanna Atnip, MSN, WHNP-BC
Gwendolyn Hooper, PhD, APRN, CUNP
Margaret (Amy) Hull, MSN, RNC, WHNP-BC

This workshop combines informational didactic with hands-on learning, and covers patient selection and evaluation, pessary choice and fitting, routine surveillance recommendations, and trouble-shooting to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes. Working in small groups, learn to improve your practice using up-to-date clinical evidence and practice pearls. (Note: This workshop is limited to 30 participants.)

5:25 pm – 6:00 pm

Business Meeting/Awards

6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

CE Nursing Education Event: The Evolving Landscape of Prostate Cancer

Supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Genomic Health, Inc., Genzyme Corporation, and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp

Wine and cheese will be served.

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