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 40 (URO40) Topics Include:  Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy, CPPS, Sexual Dysfunction, Detection and Treatment of Prostate Cancer, Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Patients with Constipation, and more.

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

Full Course:
URO40
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
URO40A, URO40B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Constipation/Pelvic Surgery

Specify indications for surgery in the treatment of patients with constipation; Determine the role of pelvic organ prolapse in patients with constipation; Identify the major factors that cause pelvic organ prolapse; Implement key techniques for optimizing results when using native tissue in vaginal repairs; Compare native tissue repair to mesh repair for treating women with pelvic organ prolapse.

Update on Kidney Cancer

Assess the findings of studies evaluating the role of cytoreductive nephrectomy in the era of targeted systemic therapy for locally advanced kidney cancer; Select patients most likely to benefit from cytoreductive nephrectomy; Optimize the use of neoadjuvant systemic therapy in patients with locally advanced kidney cancer; Evaluate the role of chemotherapy, interferon-%u03B1, and interleukin-2 in the management of metastatic renal cell carcinoma; Choose the appropriate first- and second-line systemic agents to treat patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Reconstructive Surgery

Choose between a bladder sling and an artificial urinary sphincter for male patients with urinary incontinence; Prevent complications related to the use of urethral sling mesh; Select the optimal approach for treating erosions of urethral sling mesh; Formulate management strategies for patients with urethral stricture; Contrast techniques for repair of intraoperative ureteral injuries.

Topics in Urologic Oncology

Choose evidence-based first- and second- line therapies for patients with renal cancer; Assess evidence on the use of checkpoint inhibitors for patients with renal cancer; Cite clinical trial data that support the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in urothelial carcinoma; Distinguish between prognostic and predictive factors for urothelial carcinoma; Apply enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) techniques to patients undergoing surgery for cancer.

Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men

Contrast clinical presentations of CPPS in men and women; Recognize the association between CPPS and other syndromes; Plan an effective diagnostic approach for men with CPPS; Formulate management strategies for patients with CPPS based on phenotype and utilization of multi-disciplinary modalities; Assess the efficacy of physical therapy for men with CPPS.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Updates in Urology

Select biomarkers for the detection and treatment of prostate cancer; Plan treatment for patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer; Perform key technical maneuvers in revision surgery for penile prostheses; Identify factors that can reduce costs of robotic prostatectomy; Formulate a cystectomy care pathway to enhance the return of bowel function and reduce the incidence of readmission.

Pearls from the Georgia Urological Association

Select diagnostic tests for urethral stricture; Use appropriate techniques for perineal urethrostomy and insertion of a suprapubic tube; Explain the key steps in urethroplasty; Recognize the advantages of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate gland; Compare and contrast magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound fusion biopsy with traditional ultrasound-guided biopsy.

Updates on Prostate Cancer

Incorporate the use of molecular markers in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer; Use genomic testing to select optimal candidates for postoperative radiation therapy; Characterize the metabolic effects of androgen-deprivation therapy; Identify patients with prostate cancer most likely to benefit from treatment with androgen-deprivation therapy; Reduce side effects of androgen-deprivation therapy.

Urologic Cancers

Assess the role of adjuvant therapy in the management of kidney cancer; Choose patients with bladder cancer appropriate for treatment with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine; Identify new methods to predict response to BCG therapy; Weigh the various risk factors in the management of patients with kidney cancer; Select patients with kidney cancer who are suitable for active surveillance.

Testosterone/Erectile Dysfunction

Establish the diagnosis of testosterone deficiency; Select appropriate treatment for men with low levels of testosterone; Determine the safety of testosterone therapy for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia; Implement effective medical therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction; Incorporate treatment of sexual dysfunction for women partners of men with erectile dysfunction.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Update on Kidney Cancer

Assess the findings of studies evaluating the role of cytoreductive nephrectomy in the era of targeted systemic therapy for locally advanced kidney cancer; Select patients most likely to benefit from cytoreductive nephrectomy; Optimize the use of neoadjuvant systemic therapy in patients with locally advanced kidney cancer; Evaluate the role of chemotherapy, interferon-%u03B1, and interleukin-2 in the management of metastatic renal cell carcinoma; Choose the appropriate first- and second-line systemic agents to treat patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Reconstructive Surgery

Choose between a bladder sling and an artificial urinary sphincter for male patients with urinary incontinence; Prevent complications related to the use of urethral sling mesh; Select the optimal approach for treating erosions of urethral sling mesh; Formulate management strategies for patients with urethral stricture; Contrast techniques for repair of intraoperative ureteral injuries.

Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Men

Contrast clinical presentations of CPPS in men and women; Recognize the association between CPPS and other syndromes; Plan an effective diagnostic approach for men with CPPS; Formulate management strategies for patients with CPPS based on phenotype and utilization of multi-disciplinary modalities; Assess the efficacy of physical therapy for men with CPPS.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Pearls from the Georgia Urological Association

Select diagnostic tests for urethral stricture; Use appropriate techniques for perineal urethrostomy and insertion of a suprapubic tube; Explain the key steps in urethroplasty; Recognize the advantages of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate gland; Compare and contrast magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound fusion biopsy with traditional ultrasound-guided biopsy.

Urologic Cancers

Assess the role of adjuvant therapy in the management of kidney cancer; Choose patients with bladder cancer appropriate for treatment with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine; Identify new methods to predict response to BCG therapy; Weigh the various risk factors in the management of patients with kidney cancer; Select patients with kidney cancer who are suitable for active surveillance.

Constipation/Pelvic Surgery

Specify indications for surgery in the treatment of patients with constipation; Determine the role of pelvic organ prolapse in patients with constipation; Identify the major factors that cause pelvic organ prolapse; Implement key techniques for optimizing results when using native tissue in vaginal repairs; Compare native tissue repair to mesh repair for treating women with pelvic organ prolapse.

Topics in Urologic Oncology

Choose evidence-based first- and second- line therapies for patients with renal cancer; Assess evidence on the use of checkpoint inhibitors for patients with renal cancer; Cite clinical trial data that support the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in urothelial carcinoma; Distinguish between prognostic and predictive factors for urothelial carcinoma; Apply enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) techniques to patients undergoing surgery for cancer.

Updates in Urology

Select biomarkers for the detection and treatment of prostate cancer; Plan treatment for patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer; Perform key technical maneuvers in revision surgery for penile prostheses; Identify factors that can reduce costs of robotic prostatectomy; Formulate a cystectomy care pathway to enhance the return of bowel function and reduce the incidence of readmission.

Updates on Prostate Cancer

Incorporate the use of molecular markers in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer; Use genomic testing to select optimal candidates for postoperative radiation therapy; Characterize the metabolic effects of androgen-deprivation therapy; Identify patients with prostate cancer most likely to benefit from treatment with androgen-deprivation therapy; Reduce side effects of androgen-deprivation therapy.

Testosterone/Erectile Dysfunction

Establish the diagnosis of testosterone deficiency; Select appropriate treatment for men with low levels of testosterone; Determine the safety of testosterone therapy for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia; Implement effective medical therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction; Incorporate treatment of sexual dysfunction for women partners of men with erectile dysfunction.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

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.

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