Annual Review Course Bundle (Live + Webcast) (2019)

Austin, TX US
May 31, 2019 to June 2, 2019

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In preparation for the American Board of Urology (ABU) Qualifying (Part 1) Examination, residents need to have basic urologic knowledge to prepare them for the ABU examinations. To fulfill this need, the American Urological Association (AUA) developed this course to disseminate current urologic knowledge. This course is also of interest to practicing urologist preparing for the ABU Knowledge Assessment as well as others, including allied health professionals, looking for a thorough review of basic urologic topics.


The Annual Review Course Bundle includes access to the 3 day live course and the webcast. Webcasts will be available to view on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. 

Target Audience

  • Residents
  • Urologists

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply basic, generally accepted urological practices for superior patient care.
  2. Demonstrate core knowledge of urology necessary for Part I of the American Board of Urology (ABU) qualifying examination and for the recertification examination.
  3. Utilize AUA Guidelines for appropriate patient evaluation and management.
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 26.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 26.00 Non-Physician Participation
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    05/31/2019 - 7:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    06/02/2019 - 5:30pm EDT

    Friday, May 31, 2019

    6:30 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
    7:30 a.m.Introduction 
    Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS and Wade J. Sexton, MD

    Anatomy and Embryology

    7:45 a.m. Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS 
    • Applied Anatomy
    • Embryology

    Penile and Urethral Cancer

    9:30 a.m.Robert G. Uzzo, MD
    • Epidemiology
    • Diagnosis and Staging
    • Imaging and Treatment
    10:15 a.m.Break

    Bladder Cancer

    10:30 a.m.Michael A. O'Donnell, MD 
    • Epidemiology, Anatomy, Diagnosis and Imaging
      • Treatment of NMIBC/Superficial Disease Management
      • Bladder Cancer Test Questions
    11:40 a.m.Angela M. Smith, MD, MS, FACS      
    • Staging and Risk Stratification of Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
    • Multidisciplinary Treatment including Radical Cystectomy, Lymphadenectomy, Peri-Operative Chemotherapy and Chemoradiation Therapy
    • Metabolic Derangements that Occur with Diversions
    • Other Bladder Sparing Treatments
    • Treatment of Metastatic Disease
    • Bladder Cancer Test Questions
    1:00 p.m.Lunch

    Prostate Cancer

    2:00 p.m.Adam S. Kibel, MD 
    • Diagnosis and Screen, Staging, Imaging (including PSA Screening Controversies)
    • Treatment of Localized Cancer (U.S. Stages A and B), Watchful Waiting, Radiation, Interstitial Irradiation, Surgery, Cryosurgery, and Hormonal Therapy)
    • Treatment of Advanced Cancer (U.S. Stages C and D) and Treatment of Radiaiton Failure
    • DVT Prophylaxis


    3:10 p.m.Claus G. Roehrborn, MD
    • Evaluation
    • Medical Management
    • Surgical Management
    3:45 pmBreak

    Renal and Ureteral Tumors

    4:00 p.m.Robert G. Uzzo, MD
    • Epidemiology, Anatomy, Diagnosis and Imaging (Including Evaluation of Renal Masses)
      • Treatment of Localized Disease (including Role of Partial Nephrectomy)
      • Treatment of Metastatic Disease
      • Transitional Cell Carcinoma

    Erectile Dysfunction

    5:15 p.m.John P. Mulhall, MD
    • Physiology of Erection, Pathophysiology of Erectile Dysfunction
    • Evaluation and Management of Erectile Dysfunction
    • Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Priapism Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management of Peyronie's Disease
    6:15 p.m.Meeting Adjourns for the Day

    Saturday, June 1, 2019

    6:30 a.m.  Breakfast
    7:00 a.m.

    Gary Lemack, MD
    Exam Overview, Test Taking Logistics, and ABU Process

    Pediatric Urology

    7:30 a.m.Andrew J. Kirsch, MD 
    Congenital Urinary Tract Abnormalities 
    • UPJ Obstruction, UVI Obstruction (megaureter)
    • Ureteroceles
    • Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Posterior Urethral Valves
    • Prune Belly Syndrome
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    8:15 a.m.Armando J. Lorenzo, MD, MSc, FRSCS, FAAP, FACS 
    Pediatric Urinary Incontinence and Bladder Disorders 
    • Voiding Dysfunction and Neurogenic Bladder 
    • Developmental Anomalies of the Bladder
    • Urinary Tract Infection and Secondary Reflux
    • Management of Neurogenic and Non-Neurogenic Bladder
    • Pediatric Metabolic Stones
    9:00 a.m.Andrew J. Kirsch, MD
    Disorders of the Genitalia/Scrotum
    • Disorders of Sexual Differentiation
    • Hypospadias
    • Undescended Testicle
    9:30 a.m.Armando J. Lorenzo, MD 
    Pediatric Urological Oncology 
    • Wilm's Tumor and other Renal Tumors
    • Rhabdomyosarcoma
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Testis Tumors
    10:15 a.m.Break
    10:30 a.m.Pediatric Review Questions
    Andrew J. Kirsch, MD and Armando J. Lorenzo, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FAAP, FACS 

    GU Radiology

    10:45 a.m.Nicole M. Hindman, MD
    • Basics of MR, CT, US, VCUG
    • Solid Cystic Renal Masses (CT and MR)
    • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
    • Prostate MR
    • Adrenal Imaging
    • Scrotal Imaging
    • Retroperitoneal Tumors
    • Radiation Basic Principles
    12:00 p.m.Lunch

    Urinary Tract Infection

    1:00 p.m.Michel Y. Pontari, MD

    Infection and Inflammation

    2:00 p.m.Daniel A. Shoskes, MD
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Sexually transmitted Diseases (Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, AIDS and others)
    2:45 p.m.Break

    Renal Medicine


    3:00 p.m.Daniel A. Shoskes, MD
    • Renal Transplantation
    • Renal Vascular Disease
    • Renal Physiology (including Fluid and Electrolytes)


    4:30 p.m.

    Steven J. Shichman, MD

    • Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Imaging (including Cushings, Hyperaldosteronism, Pheochromocytoma, Cancer and the Incidentally Found Adrenal Mass)
    • Management (including Pheochromocytoma, Cancer, Hyperaldosteronism, Incidentaloma, and Metastatic Disease)
    5:15 p.m.Meeting Adjourns for the Day

    Sunday, June 2, 2019

    6:30 a.m.Breakfast

    Female Urology, Urodynamics and Neurology

    7:00 a.m.Stephen R. Kraus, MD    
    7:45 a.m.Urodynamics Tracing Review 
    Stephen R. Kraus, MD and Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
    8:15 a.m.Howard B. Goldman, MD 
    • Overactive Bladder/Urgency Incontinence 
    • Stress Urinary Incontinence
    • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • Vaginal Masses/Urethral Diverticulum
    • Urinary Fistula
    9:30 a.m.Break


    9:45 a.m.Sara L. Best, MD
    • Epidemiology, Pathophysiology
    • Evaluation and Medical Management


    10:45 a.m.Steven J. Shichman, MD
    • Physiology and Complications

    Urolithiasis (cont.)

    11:15 p.m.Sara L. Best, MD
    • Surgical Management of Stone Disease
    12:00 p.m.Lunch

    Testicular Tumors

    1:00 p.m.Wade J. Sexton, MD 
    • Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Staging and Imaging (including the Role of Makers and CIS)
    • Treatment of Seminoma
    • Treatment of Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (including Controversy Regarding Stage A Management, Risk Factors for Recurrence, Algorithms for Stages A, B, and C)
    2:15 p.m.Break

    Urologic Trauma

    2:30 p.m.Jay Simhan, MD
    • Renal and Uretral Trauma: Evaluation and Management
    • Bladder and Urethral Trauma: Evaluation and Management
    • Genital Trauma: Evaluation and Management
    • Urtheral Stricture Disease


    3:30 p.m.Paul J. Turek, MD
    • Physiology and Pathophysiology of Male Reproduction
    • Evaluation of the Infertile Male
    • Treatment fo the infertile Male (Surgical and Non-surgical)
    • Hypogonadism
    • Testosterone Replacement
    5:00 p.m.Meeting Adjourns
    Hyatt Regency Austin
    208 Barton Springs
    Austin, TX 78704
    United States

    To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.
    $199 single/double occupancy.  Make your reservation online or call 512-477-1234.  Reference the AUA Annual Review Course when making your reservation to receive the special group rate.

    Cut-off Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019. Once the AUA group block is full, which may be prior to the cut-off date, the AUA is unable to guarantee rooms at this rate or at this hotel.

    Check-in: 4 p.m.
    Check-out: 11 a.m.



    There is never a dull moment in Austin, and Hyatt Regency Austin is close to everything. Take advantage of the Lady Bird Lake location situated along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, perfect for an evening run or biking with Austin’s B-cycles. Head over to 6th Street attractions, Rainey street entertainment and do some shopping down South Congress Street. There are endless dining options to enjoy in Austin with excellent barbecue, Tex-Mex and food trucks. 


    Know Before You Go         


    Pre-registration will be available on Thursday, May 30th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in Zilker Atrium Foyer – First Floor.


    A continental breakfast will be available in the Zilker Terrance on the Second Floor before the course begins, starting at 6:30 am each day. Coffee breaks and lunch will also be provided each day


    Dress is business casual for the entire meeting. Temperatures in meeting rooms can sometimes be cool, so we advise that you bring a jacket or sweater with you to all meeting functions.

    Transportation and Parking

    The Hyatt Regency Austin provides daily self-parking for $26.00 per day. Valet parking is priced at $21.00 for daytime parking with no in-and-out privileges and $34.00 for overnight valet. Prices are subject to change. The Hyatt Regency Austin is located approximately 11 miles/18 minute from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.  Taxi Cost: $20.00 - $27.00 one-way. Travel time is dependent on time of day and traffic conditions.

    Car Rental
    Hertz is pleased to offer special discounted car rental rates to AUA course and meeting attendees. Make your reservation online or call 1-800-654-2240. Mention the AUA discount code CV# 053G0001


    The average temperature in Indianapolis in June is a high of 80 degrees and a low of 60 degrees.


    There is never a dull moment in Austin, and Hyatt Regency Austin is close to everything. Take advantage of the Lady Bird Lake location situated along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, perfect for an evening run or biking with Austin's B-cycles. Head over to 6th Street attractions, Rainey street entertainment and do some shopping down South Congress Street. You can also enjoy historical attractions downtown, such as the Capitol and Barton Springs Pool.  There are endless dining options to enjoy in Austin with excellent barbecue, Tex-Mex and food trucks. 


    Learners will participate in this online educational activity by taking the pretest, viewing the webcast and/or listening to the podcast and completing the posttest and evaluation. To claim CME credit for this enduring material, learners must complete the posttest, passing with 80% accuracy and submit the program evaluation.

    Estimated time to complete this activity: 26.00 hours

    Release Date: June, 2019
    Expiration Date: June, 2022


    The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


    The American Urological Association designates this live and enduring activity for a maximum of 26.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


    It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.


    All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.


    All disclosures will be reviewed by the program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to resolve conflict of interest:

    • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content of all materials associated with an educational activity by the course/program director, editor, and/or Education Content Review Committee or its subgroup.
    • Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
    • Introduction of a debate format with an unbiased moderator (point-counterpoint)
    • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
    • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
    • Limit equipment representatives to providing logistics and operation support only in procedural demonstrations
    • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty


    The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.


    Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

    Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.

    Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

    Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

    Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.

    Available Credit

    • 26.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 26.00 Non-Physician Participation


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    Bunlde Pricing (Live + Webcast):


    Early Bird Registration

    On or Before April April 19, 2019

    Standard Registration

    On or After April 20, 2019

    Member Resident/ Allied$660$785
    Non-Member Resident/ Allied$785$940


    Cancellation Policy

    Live Course

    An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course.


    Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund.

    Registration Transfer

    Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund.

    Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912. Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email

    AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before May 3, 2019. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, registration fees will be refunded in full and notification will be sent by May 10, 2019.