Urology

Urology Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Urologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 48 (URO48) Topics Include: Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Incontinence, Medicare Billing, Penile Transplantation, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
URO48
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
URO48A, URO48B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Hypogonadism/Immunotherapy

Explain the saturation model for the effect of androgens on prostate cells; Discredit myths regarding the effect of testosterone on prostate cancer risk and severity; Identify appropriate candidates for testosterone replacement therapy; Optimize use of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with bladder cancer; Elaborate on the mechanisms and targets for immunotherapeutic agents currently under development and evaluation.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Urinary Incontinence/BCG-unresponsive Bladder Cancer

Distinguish overactive bladder from other etiologies of urinary frequency; Select appropriate modalities of medical treatment for overactive bladder; Define BCG-unresponsive bladder cancer; Identify predictors for response to BCG and long-term survival in patients with bladder cancer; Assess data on new nonsurgical therapies for high-risk nonmuscle-invasive bladder cancer currently undergoing clinical trials.

Prosthetic Urology/Telesurgery

Manage minimal stress incontinence in male patients; Appropriately oversize cylinders when implanting inflatable penile prostheses; Optimize timing of surgery for revision of complications related to inflatable penile prostheses; Select appropriate candidates for prosthetic urologic procedures; Present educational events to a worldwide audience through live streaming.

Transitional Urology/Frailty Assessment

Compare and contrast characteristics of ureteroceles in children and adults; Identify appropriate candidates for surgical treatment of ureteroceles; Differentiate blebs caused by injectable agents used to treat vesicoureteral reflux from true ureteroceles; Incorporate effective and efficient tools for assessing frailty into routine preoperative evaluation of adults of all ages; Recognize the association between physical and cognitive frailty and postoperative outcomes.

Coding/Medication Compliance

Apply new rules to accurately code doses of bacillus Calmette-Gu?rin; Implement new guidance addressing coding for laparoscopic robotic procedures; Appropriately use the 62 modifier for co-surgeons in cases billed to Medicare; Recognize the importance of medication-related complications; Provide patients with resources to facilitate medication adherence.

Genitourinary Cancers

Evaluate the safety and efficacy of combination regimens for treatment of metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer; Provide patients with effective options for treatment of urothelial carcinoma; Select patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma most likely to benefit from cytoreductive nephrectomy or immunotherapy; Elaborate on options for first-, second-, and third-line treatment of metastatic urothelial carcinoma; Guide treatment of patients with prostate cancer using results of androgen receptor variant 7 testing and prostate cancer specific genomic assays.

Topics in Bladder Cancer

Define adequate treatment with bacille Calmette--Guerin (BCG) and BCG-unresponsive bladder cancer; Cite current literature about trials of new agents for neoadjuvant therapy in patients with bladder cancer; Use neoadjuvant chemotherapy for patients with muscleinvasive bladder cancer; Elaborate on the advantages and disadvantages of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer; Recognize indications for blue light cystoscopy.

Update on Stones

Optimize perioperative conditions for patients undergoing percutaneous nephrolithotomy; Minimize oxalate absorption in patients prone to stone formation; Assess the advantages and disadvantages of stone fragmentation with basket extraction compared with dusting; Elaborate on recent advances in laser lithotripsy; Select appropriate interventions for complicated cases of renal stones.

Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Explain the rationale for performing radical prostatectomy in high-risk prostate cancer patients; Cite the benefits of dose-escalated external beam radiation therapy and androgen-deprivation therapy; Perform prostatectomy using a Retzius-sparing technique; Implement management strategies for men who receive negative results on prostate biopsies performed for elevated prostate-specific antigen; Use advanced screening techniques in men undergoing active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer.

Penile and Testicular Health

Counsel patients with Peyronie disease on the possible benefits of oral, injectable, and penile stretching or traction therapies; Consider the benefits, risks, and ethical concerns surrounding penile transplantation; Compare low-intensity shockwave therapy, stem cells, stromal vascular fraction, and platelet-rich plasma for treating erectile dysfunction; Analyze the controversies over the use of biologic agents in sexual medicine; Summarize the prevalence of perioperative hypogonadism in male patients undergoing cystectomy.

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Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PediatricsFamily PracticeInternal Medicine, DiabetesObesity and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Urology CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Urology plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

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