European Association of Urology Nurses Workshop

European Association of Urology Nurses
Enhanced Recovery Protocols (ERAS) after radical cystectomy workshop

08:30-16:30, 10th November 2017
Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi
USD 150* – workshop only, including lunch, coffee breaks, certificate of attendance

*delegates registered to attend EUSC 2017 are entitled for 50% discount on the workshop fee.

Objectives: Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to describe the rationale of Enhanced Recovery Protocols (ERAS), as well as the key principles for activating the patient. They will know the EAUN recommendations for urostomy and neobladder management. They will also be able to describe the principles of surgical wound care and the nursing interventions in this field.

Workshop Faculty:

Susanne Vahr
EAUN Chair Elect,

Bente Thoft Jensen
EAUN Scientific Committee Member,

Willem de Blok
Past EAUN Board Member,
The Netherlands

Mohsen Mohamed El-Mekresh
Chief Urology & Chair of Surgery
Mafraq Hospital
United Arab Emirates

Workshop Program:

08:30- 08:40Introduction to the European Association of Urology Nurses
Susanne Vahr (DK)
08:40-09:00Anatomy and physiology:
1. Principals of NMIBC and MIBC pathology
2. Radical cystectomy
Mohsen Mohamed El-Mekresh
09:00-09:30Principals of Enhanced Recovery Protocols (ERAS)
Susanne Vahr (DK)
09:30-10:00Preoperative nursing interventions: education of the patient, nutritional status, smoking cessation and physical exercise
Bente Thoft Jensen (DK)
10:00-10:30Postoperative nursing interventions: wound care and care of stents, drainage tubes and the indwelling catheter
Willem de Blok (NL)
10:45-11:30Practical session: How to teach urostomy patients to regain independence
Willem de Blok (NL) & Bente Thoft Jensen (DK)
11:30-12:30Practical session: How to teach patients with a neo-bladder intermittent catheterisation
Willem de Blok (NL) & Susanne Vahr (DK)
14:00-14:30How to activate the patient to meet discharge criteria regarding nutrition and physical exercise
Bente Thoft Jensen (DK)
14:30-15:30Test: Group work based on a patient case: Identifying nursing diagnosis and nursing interventions in radical cystectomy using the principals of ERAS
Susanne Vahr (DK), Willem de Blok (NL), Bente Thoft Jensen (DK)
15:30-16:00Summary of test and questions.
16:00-16:30Coffee Break