Chicago Metro Suna

An Official Chapter of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates

We are one of the largest chapters of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates. Chicago Metro has been honored with Chapter of the Year in 2003, 2004, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2016. Chapter with Exceptional Education Programs 2005, Chapter with Exceptional Community Activities 2009, Chapter with Best Communication 2006, 2010 & 2013. Chicago Metro provides monthly urologic nursing educational meetings in the Chicagoland area. Chicago Metro also participates in community awareness for Urologic Health. We are also proud of our members national contributions. Chicago Metro members include: Jeff Albaugh, Mary Ann Wasner , Vic Senese and Vanessa Spears Past-President of SUNA, and Kathy Marchese as President of CBUNA.

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April 6, 2019
Spring  Conference
Sex, Love, and Urology in 2019

4.75 CH and 100 min Pharmacology has been applied for

7:00-8 :00 Registration & Exhibits

8:00-8:15 Welcome
Andrea Strong, President

8:15-8:45 Testosterone Therapy Diagnosis and Treatment Options
Vic Senese, RN, BSN, CURN

8:45-9:15 Break & Exhibits

9:15-10:15 Updates in Sexual Dysfunction
Jeffery A. Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS

10:15-10:45 Break & Exhibits

10:45-11:45 BPH and Bladder Health
Craig A. Smith, MD

12:00-1:00 LUNCH (sponsored by Coloplast)
Trouble Cathing Males
Deeper understanding of the male anatomy and the impact of long-term intermittent self-catheterization

Amy Dannels-McClure, RN, ND

1:00-2:00 Minimally Invasive Urologic Procedures
Kent T. Perry Jr., MD

2:00-3:00 Gender Affirming Care
Shay Phillips, M. ED

3:00 pm

$70.00 SUNA members
$80.00 non-members

SAVE MONEY!!! On-line registration.
Register online and save! You will have the option to pay by check or online by credit card.
$50.00 SUNA members
$60.00 non-members

*10% discount for groups of 5 or more from the same workplace

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You must be registered for the conference to attend Friday's Event

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Elections for board members are in April. The positions of President-elect and secretary are open. Eligibility requires being a SUNA member in good standing year for 1 year.

Serves for one year as the President-Elect assisting the President and preparing to assume the presidential duties once the one year term has expired. This is a three year commitment (President-elect, President and Past-president).

Maintain written records of the chapter to include proceedings of all Board of Directors’ meetings, and board conference calls.

All board members are eligible for the chapter scholarship to assist in attending the SUNA Annual conference.
If you would like to apply for either position send an email to: Be sure to include which position you are interested in and attach a copy of you CV.

Other Conferences


Registration is now open for Advanced uroLogic: The Premier Conference for Advanced Practice Professionals.
Scheduled for March 21-23, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the conference is tailored to meet the needs of busy advanced practice clinicians. The program offers contact hours, pharmacology credit, and networking opportunities

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NIA of the WOCN Society
26th Annual Community Ed. Program
Future is Now: Expanding on the Basics

5 CE Hours
RNs, LPNs, CNAs and Health Care Students

Wed, May 1, 2019
7:00 AM – 3:30 PM CDT
Bobak's Woodridge, IL


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