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Executive Committee
2019-2020

Chair
Melissa Young, MSN, RN, CPNP
Indianapolis, Indiana

Treasurer
Pamela Kelly, MSN, RN, CPNP
Boston, Massachusetts

Industry Advisor
Cheryl Baxter, MSN, RN, CPNP
Columbus, Ohio

Council Members
Kristina Booth, MSN, FNP-C
Columbus, Ohio

Allyson J. Fried, MSN, RN, CPNP
Buffalo, New York

Leigh T. Hamm, CPNP
Richmond, Virginia

Maryellen Kelly, DNP, CPNP
Durham, North Carolina

Advisors to the Board
Karla Giramonti, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Albany, NY

Valre Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP
Richmond, Virginia

Vivian W. Williams, MSN, RN, MT(ASCP), CPNP
Boston, Massachusetts

Our Mission
The Pediatric Urology Nurses & Specialists and Associates is a professional organization dedicated to improving the care of pediatric urology patients across the lifespan through educational programs, research collaboration, and evidence based clinical practice.
 
 

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PUNS Annual Meeting

Preliminary Program Registration Housing

REGISTRATION TO THE PUNS ANNUAL MEETING INCLUDES THE ENTIRE PEDIATRIC UROLOGY FALL CONGRESS, December 2-5

 
 

 
 

PUNS Annual Meeting

PUNS Virtual Annual Meeting & Urodynamics Course Recordings Now Available to All Registered Attendees
Did you miss some of the PUNS Virtual Annual Meeting or would you like to go back to review some of the sessions?

The session recordings are now available in the PUNS Virtual Meeting Portal. In order to view the sessions, simply click on the "View Program" button, once on the program page, there will be a video thumbnail for you to click on and view the video. Please note that this may take a moment to load.

 
 

 
 

Catheter App for Kids

Previously available only for the iPad, PUNS is excited to provide a new and updated version of the KIDS' GUIDE TO USING A CATHETER App for the iPhone and Android devices.

Download from the Apple App store or Google Play store today. Search for "kids guide" or "catheter".

Catheter App for Kids Catheter App for Kids

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Special Interest Groups

Biofeedback Special Interest Group Education Special Interest Group
Research Special Interest Group Urodynamics Special Interest Group

PUNS is pleased to have several Special Interest Groups available to members. The SIGS focus on various aspects of our specialty and can be viewed by logging in to the Members Only Area.


 
 

 
 

ESPUN Webinars

The ESPU Nurses are pleased to share several recent webinars with PUNS members.

Effectiveness of Urotherapy and specific interventions. Where are we standing right now?
Hanny Cobussen-Boekhorst, PhD, MANP Continence Care/ Urotherapist, Radboudumc, Amalia Children's Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Urotherapy: A critical evaluation. The Complex Role of the Nurse/Therapist
Anka Nieuwhof- Leppink, PhD, Coordinator Urotherapy of University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

The World between Men and Women: About Gender Spectrum and Gender Fluidum
Prof. Dr. Piet Hoebeke, Dean Faculty of Medicine & HealthSciences, Paediatric Urologist Ghent University Belgium

To view:
https://vimeo.com/showcase/8191268
Password: Kmz863!

 
 

 
 

SUNA Core Curriculum for Urologic Nursing (1st Edition)

SUNA Core Curriculum for Urologic Nursing (1st Edition)
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Comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource that sets the new standard for urologic nursing clinical practice and the development of the urology APRN.

Impacts the everyday practice of APRNs, RNs, PAs, technicians, and urologic associates.

Contains over 700 pages of content written by and for urologic professionals.

Encompasses the individual's lifespan, from pediatric to geriatric patient populations.

Offers a dundamental core curriculum for the novice and in-depth knowledge for the experiences practitioner in a hybrid text.

Additional resource for preparing for CBUNA's urologic certification.