Being able to network with other SUNA members from different regions is so valuable. The conferences confirm our practice techniques, challenge us to improve, and keep us current on all topics.

Krystal Meehan, MA, CUA

As a Certified Urology Nurse, I have had the opportunity to attend several conferences. I have always learned and brought back to my practice information and pearls to use, especially in urodynamics. Networking with my colleagues is the best! Thanks for the great conferences!

Sheila Porter, LPN, CUA

The SUNA conference was one of the most informative and educational conferences I have ever attended. There were so many resources available, including hands-on experiences.

Susan Wilkinson, MSN, RN, CNL

I love SUNA conferences. They are a great place to network. The presenters and colleagues are friendly, and I always learn so much.

Mary K. Pirrung, FNP-C

This was my first SUNA conference. All the educational opportunities offered were very pertinent to my practice. The speakers and presenters were phenomenal and inspiring. I learned so much!

Rowena Mejia, RN, CURN

The committee put together a conference that was highly educational and included topics addressing ongoing urologic issues as well as newer trends. Attending the SUNA conference was a great experience and a definite help in improving my professional knowledge and practice.

Katherine Osborn, RN

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