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Pediatric Urology Nurses & Specialists
2020 Preliminary Program

Preliminary Program | Urodynamics Course

Please note that the Virtual Urodynamics Course requires a separate registration.

Times Listed as Eastern Daylight Time

Friday, October 23
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SIG Groups

Biofeedback
Education
Research
Urodynamics
Saturday, October 24
 

Mainstream

Concurrent

9:50 am - 10:00 am
Welcome to 2020 PUNS Annual Meeting
Melissa Young, MSN, RN, CPNP
Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Keynote: CAH: Current Urologic Management and Controversies
Richard C. Rink, MD Richard C. Rink, MD
Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives:
  • The attendee will understand current Controversies and Pros and Cons of surgery vs. no surgery for females with CAH
  • The attendee will understand the difference in types of vaginoplasty: "flap", "pull-through"
  • The attendee will understand urogenital mobilization techniques: PUM, TUM
  • The attendee will understand the reasons for controversy surrounding clitoroplasty and the difference between techniques
  • The attendee will understand the reasons and techniques involved in labioplasty
11:00 am - 11:55 am
Spina Bifida: Pediatric to Adult Transition
Betsy Hopson, MSHA Betsy Hopson, MSHA
Children's of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Learning Objectives:
  • Outline successful transition strategies
  • Provide an evaluation and summary of UAB/COA research and lessons learned through the development of a transition/adult SB program
  • Define and describe lifespan care for individuals with Spina Bifida
Pediatric Urology Midwest Alliance (PUMA) Consortium Panel
Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Daniel G. DaJusta, MD Daniel G. DaJusta, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Diana K. Bowen, MD Diana K. Bowen, MD
Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Session Description:
The panel discussion will include information on the unique collaboration between multiple pediatric centers that was developed to address and treat complex urological conditions.

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the collaborative membership of PUMA and how and why it was developed
  • Identify changes in practice patterns that have occurred as a result of the collaborative effort Discuss research that has originated from the PUMA
  • Discuss types of complex surgical interventions in select urological diagnoses
11:55 am - 12:10 pm
Industry Presentation
Supported by Palette Lifesciences
12:10 pm - 12:30 pm
Break / Visit Digital Marketplace / Pre-recorded Abstracts / Posters
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm
Pediatric Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction, Current Concepts and Approaches to Management
Cheryl Baxter, MSN, RN, CPNP Cheryl Baxter, MSN, RN, CPNP
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Gabrielle Weinberg, BSN, RN, CPN Gabrielle Weinberg, BSN, RN, CPN
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Session Description:
This session will discuss standardized terminology used for diagnosis and management of pediatric bladder and bowel dysfunction(BBD). We will discuss physiology of voiding and the interaction between bladder and bowel which impact BBD. We will discuss a multidisciplinary approach, urotherapy, and pharmacological treatment of BBD.

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss standardized terminology used for diagnosis and management of bladder and bowel dysfunction (BBD)
  • Discuss the clinical presentation of BBD and use of validated questionnaires
  • Identify treatment modalities and pharmacological therapy for management of BBD
Female Incontinence
Valre Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP Valre Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Shelly King, MSN, CPNP Shelly J. King, MSN, CPNP
Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe various etiologies of female incontinence
  • Discuss treatment options for female incontinence.
1:25 pm - 2:25 pm
Sexual Health and Function
Ronna Linroth, PhD Ronna Linroth, PhD
RLinroth Consulting, Chisago City, Minnesota

Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will acquire knowledge of a positive and respectful approach to sexual health education.
  • Participants will be made aware of challenges of disability and strategies for addressing them.
  • Participants will be equipped with resources they can use to educate youth & adults with disabilities as well as their parents.
Advanced Urotherapy: Botox, PTNS, TENS – Pharmacy CEU

Maryellen S. Kelly, DNP, CPNP, MHSc Maryellen S. Kelly, DNP, CPNP, MHSc
Duke University, Durham, NC

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand indications for advanced urotherapy options
  • Know the risks and benefits of using Botox vs PTNS vs TENS
  • Have a brief understanding of how to administer each of the advanced therapies and know who to contact for more training
2:25 pm - 2:40 pm
Industry Presentation
Supported by Retrophin

Cystine Nephrolithiasis: A Consensus Statement
Katie Steigelman
Associate Director, Medical Affairs, Retrophin
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Break / Visit Digital Marketplace /Pre-Recorded Abstracts / Posters
3:00 pm - 3:55 pm
Under Pressure: Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension in Children
O. N. Ray Bignall II, MD, FAAP O. N. Ray Bignall II, MD, FAAP
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Session Description:
This session will discuss physiology of pediatric hypertension and current guidelines for management. Non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment interventions will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the basic physiology related to blood pressure
  • Discuss the epidemiology of childhood hypertension, and a framework for categorizing common etiologies
  • Provide a brief overview of the latest pediatric hypertension guidelines
  • Highlight pharmacologic and dietary interventions, and reasons for referral
Patient-Centered Reconstructive Pre/post-operative Clinics
Azadeh P. Wickham, FNP-BC Azadeh P. Wickham, FNP-BC
Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

Shelly King, MSN, CPNP Shelly J. King, CPNP, RN MSN
Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
3:55 pm - 4:30 PM
Abstract Presentations
Moderator: Azadeh P. Wickham, FNP-BC

Kathryn E. Morgan 1. Benefits and Barriers to Pediatric Tele-urology During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Kathryn E. Morgan2, Andrew J. Winkelman1, Haerin L. Beller2, Sean T. Corbett2, Susan V. Leroy2, Sean W. Noona1, Kaitlin L. Berry1, Nora G. Kern2
1School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA; 2Department of Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

Maryellen S. Kelly 3. Prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Children
Maryellen S. Kelly1, Jonathan C. Routh1, Leah G. Davis1, J. Todd Purves1, Jennifer Stout1, Robert Benjamin2, Akourosh Afshar3, Kathryn E. Morgan4, Heidi Stephany5, Jill Sanvordenker6, Azadeh Wickham7, John S. Wiener1, Matthew L. Maciejewski8,9,10
1Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA; 2Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA; 3Department of Urologic Sciences, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; 4Department of Pediatrics, University of Virginia Children's, Charlottesville, VA, USA; 5Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA; 6Department of Urology, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; 7Department of Urology, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, MO, USA; 8Center for Health Services Research and Development in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; 9Department of Population Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine; 10Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Amanda Berry 4. Mind-Bladder Connection: Psychiatric Comorbidities in Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Ethan Samet1, Amanda Berry2, Joan Ko3, Stephen Zderic2, Jason Van Batavia2
1Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA; 2Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA USA; 3Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Julie Whalen 5. Did They Catch That? The Use of Audio Recordings to Enhance Patient Post-Operative Instruction Retention
Julie Whalen, ARNP, FNP-BC, Edward Chang, Thomas Lendvay, Lauren Nicassio
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Department of Urology

Caitlin Moore BSN, RN 6. Creation of an Educational Program to Improve the Experience of a Transgender Female
Caitlin Moore BSN, RN, Maria Semnack, BSN, RN, Haley Chrisos, PA-C
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Industry Presentation
Supported by Byram Healthcare
4:45 pm - 5:55 pm
Care of the Transgender Patient
Eric T. Meininger, MD, MPH Eric T. Meininger, MD, MPH
Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand and be able to differentiate between different terms used to describe people in the LGBTQ+ communities
  • Understand the morbidities seen in the transgender community and how they affect health
  • Name at least 3 ways you can improve your own clinical practice to make it more welcoming for transgender patients
  • Understand approaches to gender affirming care in children and adolescents
Spina Bifida Association (SBA) Registry Overview
Sara Struwe Sara Struwe
President & CEO, Spina Bifida Association

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the origins of the NSBPR and the Urologic Protocol
  • Understand the current information provided by the NSBPR and the Urologic Protocol
  • Understand the connection between the Spina Bifida Association and the NSBPR
  • Understand the method to engage with the NSBPR for research
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Business Meeting & Closing Remarks