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 43 (URO43) Topics Include:  Impact of Fecal Incontinence on Quality of Life, Decrease Risk of Recurrent Kidney Stones, Role of Urinary Markers, Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy, Treatment Options for Bladder Cancer, and more.

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

Full Course:
URO43
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
URO43A, URO43B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Bladder Cancer/Prostate Cancer

Appraise the role of urinary markers for the detection and surveillance of bladder cancer; List key elements of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care used in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs for patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Evaluate the evidence supporting the use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs in patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Choose appropriate timing and intervals for imaging in patients with metastatic prostate cancer; Select appropriate agents for therapeutic layering for treating patients with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer

Fecal Incontinence

Assess the impact of fecal incontinence on quality of life; Evaluate patients presenting with fecal incontinence; Start first-line treatment in patients with fecal incontinence; Formulate an algorithm for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence; Identify the surgical options for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence.

Cross-Clinical Disciplines in Urology

Recognize hereditary risk factors for prostate cancer; Evaluate the role of genetic testing in the screening and treatment of patients with prostate cancer; Identify common types of noninvasive bladder cancer; Distinguish variant forms of urothelial cancers of the bladder; Apply guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for treating chronic pain.

Pearls in Practical Urology

Weigh the benefits of supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) compared with prone PCNL; Consider alternatives to fluoroscopic guidance in accessing upper tract stones; Compare botulinum toxin injection with sacral nerve stimulation in the treatment of patients with overactive bladder; Identify key components in the diagnostic workup of nocturia; Evaluate the role and efficacy of robotic-assisted urologic procedures in children.

Update on Guidelines

Recommend dietary modifications that decrease the risk for recurrent kidney stones; Optimize operative strategies for radical cystectomy; Provide treatment options for bladder preservation to patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer; Choose among modalities recommended for treatment of kidney stones in the lower pole; Improve outcomes of cystectomy using enhanced recovery after surgery protocols.

Penile Cancer/Kidney Cancer

Select appropriate penile-preserving techniques for the treatment of patients with penile cancer; Manage regional lymph nodes in patients with penile cancer; Choose patients with renal masses in whom renal biopsy is indicated; Consider nephron-sparing techniques for the treatment of upper tract urothelial tumors; Explain the strengths and weaknesses of confocal laser endomicroscopy for the imaging of renal masses.

Men's Health/Urinary Reconstruction

Inform patients with prostate cancer about the role of testosterone replacement therapy; Evaluate and treat patients with suspected penile fracture; Minimize the risk for bladder neck contractures after radical prostatectomy; Formulate an algorithm for the treatment of bladder neck contracture after prostatectomy; Identify the most cost effective strategy for the treatment of urethral strictures.

Sexual and Pelvic Dysfunction

Establish the diagnosis of chronic prostatitis; Develop strategies to treat patients with chronic prostatitis; Formulate a diagnostic approach and treatment algorithm for patients with anejaculation; Offer nonsurgical treatment options to patients with Peyronie disease; Consider various methods to determine successful outcomes of urethroplasty.

The Patient with Prostate Cancer

Determine the goals of penile rehabilitation in men who undergo radical prostatectomy; Develop an algorithm for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men undergoing radical prostatectomy; Identify the effects of testosterone replacement therapy on prostate-specific antigen levels and prostate cancer; Optimize the use of testosterone replacement therapy in patients with prostate cancer; Ensure the timely completion of comprehensive survivorship care plans.

Update on Urologic Oncology

Identify the role of nutrition in the perioperative care of patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Implement measures to optimize preoperative preparation of patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Adopt strategies to decrease the rate of readmission after radical cystectomy; Outline recommended first-line therapy for patients with metastatic bladder cancer; List treatment options for patients with bladder cancer in whom cisplatin-based chemotherapy has failed.

Fecal Incontinence

Assess the impact of fecal incontinence on quality of life; Evaluate patients presenting with fecal incontinence; Start first-line treatment in patients with fecal incontinence; Formulate an algorithm for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence; Identify the surgical options for the treatment of patients with fecal incontinence.

Cross-Clinical Disciplines in Urology

Recognize hereditary risk factors for prostate cancer; Evaluate the role of genetic testing in the screening and treatment of patients with prostate cancer; Identify common types of noninvasive bladder cancer; Distinguish variant forms of urothelial cancers of the bladder; Apply guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for treating chronic pain.

Update on Guidelines

Recommend dietary modifications that decrease the risk for recurrent kidney stones; Optimize operative strategies for radical cystectomy; Provide treatment options for bladder preservation to patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer; Choose among modalities recommended for treatment of kidney stones in the lower pole; Improve outcomes of cystectomy using enhanced recovery after surgery protocols.

Sexual and Pelvic Dysfunction

Establish the diagnosis of chronic prostatitis; Develop strategies to treat patients with chronic prostatitis; Formulate a diagnostic approach and treatment algorithm for patients with anejaculation; Offer nonsurgical treatment options to patients with Peyronie disease; Consider various methods to determine successful outcomes of urethroplasty.

The Patient with Prostate Cancer

Determine the goals of penile rehabilitation in men who undergo radical prostatectomy; Develop an algorithm for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men undergoing radical prostatectomy; Identify the effects of testosterone replacement therapy on prostate-specific antigen levels and prostate cancer; Optimize the use of testosterone replacement therapy in patients with prostate cancer; Ensure the timely completion of comprehensive survivorship care plans.

Bladder Cancer/Prostate Cancer

Appraise the role of urinary markers for the detection and surveillance of bladder cancer; List key elements of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care used in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs for patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Evaluate the evidence supporting the use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs in patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Choose appropriate timing and intervals for imaging in patients with metastatic prostate cancer; Select appropriate agents for therapeutic layering for treating patients with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer

Pearls in Practical Urology

Weigh the benefits of supine percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) compared with prone PCNL; Consider alternatives to fluoroscopic guidance in accessing upper tract stones; Compare botulinum toxin injection with sacral nerve stimulation in the treatment of patients with overactive bladder; Identify key components in the diagnostic workup of nocturia; Evaluate the role and efficacy of robotic-assisted urologic procedures in children.

Penile Cancer/Kidney Cancer

Select appropriate penile-preserving techniques for the treatment of patients with penile cancer; Manage regional lymph nodes in patients with penile cancer; Choose patients with renal masses in whom renal biopsy is indicated; Consider nephron-sparing techniques for the treatment of upper tract urothelial tumors; Explain the strengths and weaknesses of confocal laser endomicroscopy for the imaging of renal masses.

Men's Health/Urinary Reconstruction

Inform patients with prostate cancer about the role of testosterone replacement therapy; Evaluate and treat patients with suspected penile fracture; Minimize the risk for bladder neck contractures after radical prostatectomy; Formulate an algorithm for the treatment of bladder neck contracture after prostatectomy; Identify the most cost effective strategy for the treatment of urethral strictures.

Update on Urologic Oncology

Identify the role of nutrition in the perioperative care of patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Implement measures to optimize preoperative preparation of patients undergoing radical cystectomy; Adopt strategies to decrease the rate of readmission after radical cystectomy; Outline recommended first-line therapy for patients with metastatic bladder cancer; List treatment options for patients with bladder cancer in whom cisplatin-based chemotherapy has failed.

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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