Monday, September 23

7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:10 am

Closing Remarks

8:15 am – 9:30 am

General Session

301

Research Session

1.25 contact hours

This practical and exciting session will highlight urologic research and provide attendees with a glimpse of the differences being made through research.

9:40 am – 10:40 am

General Session

302

The Urologic Nursing Expert Witness – Considerations for the Practitioner and the Profession

1 contact hour

Patrick Quallich, BS, JD, LPA

Serving as a medical expert witness can be an enriching, challenging, and rewarding professional experience. A nurse’s decision to serve as an expert witness should be an informed and deliberative process. This presentation will discuss numerous important issues and critical information that a prospective nurse-expert/consultant should be mindful of and take into consideration as a part of that decision-making process.

10:50 am – 11:50 am

General Session

303

Protect Yourself – Electronic Medical Records – Malpractice

1 contact hour

J. Joaquin Fraxedas, Esq.

The lecture focuses on the importance of accurate, appropriate, effective, and timely entry of patient electronic records both from the perspective of patient care and for the prevention or successful defense of medical malpractice lawsuits.

12:00 nn – 1:00 pm

General Session

304

Diabetes and the Effect on Urologic and Sexual Function

1 contact hour

Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN

Diabetes mellitus is a highly prevalent condition, affecting more than 30 million persons living in the United States. It can affect multiple organs, including the kidneys, lower urinary tract, and reproductive system. This lecture will review the effects of newly diagnosed and long-term diabetes mellitus on urologic and sexual function, along with recommendations for screening individuals with diabetes mellitus, preventive interventions, and treatment.

1:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Postconference Workshop

901

Postconference Workshop: Pelvic Muscle Rehabilitation

3.0 contact hours

Diane Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, BCB-PMD

Behavioral treatments are first-line interventions for urinary and fecal incontinence and overactive bladder, and are recommended for related disorders such as voiding dysfunction, bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis, and urinary retention. These interventions are aimed at improving symptoms through education, lifestyle modifications, and PFM rehabilitation. This course will provide a comprehensive review of pelvic floor disorders and rehabilitation treatments to include biofeedback-assisted PFMT and electrical stimulation. Course participants will practice on the use of instruments is part of the workshop. Lunch will be provided to paid registrants prior to the start of the session. (Note: Workshop is limited to 40 participants. Only full conference attendees can register for this workshop.)

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from The Prometheus Group

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