Thursday, October 25

6:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Coffee Service

7:30 am – 11:45 am

Preconference Workshop


Women's Sexual Health

4 contact hours

Catherine Gagnon, NP-BC
Irwin Goldstein, MD
Eric Biewenga, MD

Learn the general principles of management of women with desire, arousal, orgasm and/or pain issues. This workshop will explore normal physiology, pathophysiology, and treatment options, including FDA approved, off label, device and surgical therapies. This will include a risk benefit discussion of hormone therapy for pre- and post-menopausal women, risk factors for female sexual dysfunction and co-morbid conditions such as genitourinary syndrome of menopause, interstitial cystitis and clitoral phimosis.

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Cystoscopy Workshop

6.25 contact hours

Heather Schultz, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Sara Drummer, FNP-BC, CUNP
Davis Viprakasit, MD
Eileen Young, MSN, RN, CNOR

This course is designed for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who will begin to perform cystocopy. Using lecture and hands-on teaching strategies, participants will gain knowledge in identifying normal and abnormal findings in the bladder and indications for cystocopy. Patient and equipment preparation to ensure safety during the procedure also will be described. Hands-on experience will expose participants to the care and handling of flexible and rigid cystoscopes and techniques for performing bladder biopsy and stent removal. (Note: This workshop is limited to 60 participants.)

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Basic Urodynamics in a Nutshell

8 contact hours

Cheryl LeCroy, MSN, RN
Shelly King, MSN, CPNP

Urodynamic testing provides extremely valuable and useful information for the care of urologic patients with voiding dysfunction. However, they can be daunting to perform and interpret. This informative and dynamic session will take the participants through the entire process beginning with the rationale for “why we do what we do”, how voiding dysfunction impacts the bladder, test set-up, trouble shooting and interpretation. Games and case studies will be utilized to “pull it all together.” Included in the workshop registration fee are copies of the CD, Traces: Making Sense of Urodynamics Testing by Mikel Gray, as well as a Practical Guide to Performing Urodynamics manual.

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Certification Review Course for the RN

8 contact hours

Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS
Laura Flagg, DNP, ANP-BC, CNP, CUNP
Leanne Schimke, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, CUNP
Saundra Sturdy, APRN CUCNS
Glenn Sulley, BSN, RN, CURN

Becoming a CURN® (Certified Urologic Registered Nurse) is one of the best career moves you’ll ever make! Prepare for the certification exam by taking this course. The course is based on the Certification Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates (CBUNA) test content outline for the exam. It is designed to help you prepare to take the certification exam. The course is also helpful for nurses transitioning to urology and experienced nurses who would like to refresh their knowledge.

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

CE Lunch Symposium


Emerging Paradigms for Treatment of Prostate Cancer throughout the Disease Continuum

Supported through an educational grant from Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

1:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Vulvar Disorders Workshop

4.0 contact hours

Irwin Goldstein, MD
Susan Kellogg Spadt, PhD, CRNP, IF
Julea Minton, MSN, RN, NP-C

Learn how to perform a detailed, magnified examination of the vulva, vagina and vestibule region; understand genital structures and function and learn management strategies based on findings. Topics will include: dermatologic disorders, cancers, vaginal infections, vulvar biopsy, clitoral adhesions, and vestibular pain.

5:30 am – 6:45 pm

Business Meeting/Town Hall Session

Immediately following the brief Business Meeting, you are invited to meet with the SUNA Board of Directors who will be available to answer questions, listen to suggestions and concerns, and discuss issues of importance to members. You are invited to submit questions and/or comments in advance by emailing them to by Friday, September 28.

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