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 46 (URO46) Topics Include: 

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

Full Course:
URO46
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
URO46A, URO46B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Prostate and Bladder Health

Select appropriate candidates for surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia; Outline advantages and disadvantages of common procedures used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia; Manage urinary tract disorders according to current guidelines on urodynamic testing; Counsel a patient considering a transobturator sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence; List common and rare complications associated with implantation of an artificial urinary sphincter.

Management of Kidney Cancer

Discuss medical treatment alternatives with a patient with newly diagnosed kidney cancer; Summarize the results of recent trials of targeted agents and antibodies for kidney cancer; Assess prognosis in a patient with kidney cancer; Create a surgical plan for a patient with kidney cancer; Counsel a patient with kidney cancer who asks about immediate vs deferred cytoreductive surgery.

Clinical Applications in Urology

Explain the evidence for and controversies surrounding cytoreductive nephrectomy for advanced kidney cancer; Trace the anatomic pathways involved in ejaculation; Provide treatment for delayed ejaculation; Risk stratify patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy; List factors to consider when planning the surgical approach for a partial nephrectomy.

Overactive Bladder/Prostate Cancer

Differentiate stress urinary incontinence from OAB; Assess factors included in patient's history that may be associated with unusual causes of OAB; Select appropriate medications for women with OAB; Explain the role of imaging in surveillance of men with PC; Define castration-resistant PC.

Male Fertility

Incorporate results of tests of semen volume, pH of semen, and follicle-stimulating hormone in the differential diagnosis in patients with azoospermia; Optimize testicular sperm extraction to treat patients with nonobstructive azoospermia; Recognize the effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy on fertility in male patients with cancer; Choose the most appropriate method of obtaining sperm for cryopreservation in patients with cancer; Counsel couples with infertility about appropriate genetic testing and the significance of its findings.

Update on Cancer Management

Explain the benefits and challenges of using multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging for image-guided prostate biopsies; Summarize results of recent trials comparing targeted and random prostate biopsies for patients with suspected prostate cancer; Discuss recommended management strategies and outcomes for patients with testicular cancer based on clinical and pathologic stage; Identify high-risk features of early-stage testicular cancer; Describe surgical techniques for testicular cancer with retroperitoneal or extraretroperitoneal spread.

Infections of the Urinary Tract /Bladder Outlet Obstruction

Treat a patient with recurrent urinary tract infection; Identify patients who should be screened for asymptomatic bacteriuria; Diagnose and manage dysfunctional voiding; Distinguish between detrusor underactivity and bladder outlet obstruction; Practice judicious use of antibiotics in patients with urinary tract infections.

Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery

Offer medical management to a patient with polycystic kidney disease; Determine whether a patient with polycystic kidney disease needs nephrectomy; List a variety of causes of retroperitoneal fibrosis; Manage a patient with retroperitoneal fibrosis; Compare outcomes in patients treated with extracorporeal or intracorporeal urinary diversion after radical cystectomy.

Management After Radical Prostatectomy/Opioid Crisis

Assess outcomes of clinical trials that supported neoadjuvant therapies in men being treated for advanced prostate cancer; Counsel a patient with erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy; Evaluate the efficacy of experimental treatments being considered for treatment of erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy; Prepare a short lesson for junior clinicians on alternatives to opioids; Adopt approaches to pain management used by the Colorado Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) project.

Male Reproductive Health

Define premature ejaculation; Institute medical management of a man with premature ejaculation; Provide treatment for delayed orgasm in men; Teach a patient proper use of a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor for management of erectile dysfunction; Assess a patient who reports erectile dysfunction.

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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