No other conference offers this much urology nursing focused educational opportunities. I always learn new information and feel my nursing practice has been enhanced over the years by attending SUNA conferences and participating in the excellent educational opportunities available.

Anonymous

I am so grateful for the opportunity to advance my clinical knowledge and collaborate with peers nationwide. Thank you for creating this space for us to learn and grow!

Jennifer Wilkins, FNP-C

I benefited from all the conference activities. In particular, I gained valuable information about nocturia at various sessions. This is a chief complaint of many of my patients, and I learned so much about the etiology and strategies for making behavioral or medication changes to help patients.

Joanne Cory, CMA, CUA

SUNA Board of Directors Releases Statement Against Racism

The SUNA Board of Directors speaks out against racism, stating that "for too long, the racism and bigotry that has plagued America has been inadequately addressed and never 'cured.' The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless other people of color dictate a need for deep...

Urologic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice ~ 2020 Edition Now Available

Urologic health care problems are often very complex, and nurses who treat these issues practice in a wide range of settings with patients across the lifespan. The urologic nursing specialty requires its professionals to have a comprehensive knowledge of developmental and aging changes that are essential...

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Information & Resource

Federal, state, and local health officials and agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), continue to monitor the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019 and has...

WHO Releases State of the World's Nursing Report 2020

On April 7, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and Nursing Now, issued the State of the World's Nursing Report 2020: Investing in Education, Jobs, and Leadership. Released as part of the...

SUNA Responds to AUA Survey on Outreach to APPs, Nurses, and Associates

In the March 2020 issue of Urology Practice, the American Urological Association (AUA) published results of their study: “Reaching Nonmember Advanced Practice Providers and Allied Health Care Professionals.” Both the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) and the AUA agree that as the U...

SUNA States Position on Nurse Practitioners and Office Cystoscopy

SUNA has released a new position statement on Nurse Practitioners and Office Cystoscopy. In the statement, SUNA expresses support of nurse practitioners (NPs) performing office-based cystoscopy procedures (with training as outlined by Quallich et al. [2019]) as a vital way to address the need for...