Annual Review Course Live Course Only (2023)
For the ABU Qualifying (Part 1) Examination, residents need to possess basic urologic knowledge and an understanding of current American Urological Association practice guidelines. To fulfill this need, the AUA developed this course to disseminate current urologic knowledge and successfully prepare residents for the ABU examination. This course is also of interest to practicing urologists preparing as well as others, including allied health professionals, looking for a thorough review of basic urologic topics.
Get the most out of your study time and preparation by marking off your calendar and registering for the Live Course!
The 2023 Live Program Includes:
- Live Presentations
- Audience Interaction
- Polling/ Practice Questions
AUA Guarantee: This course is backed by the AUA Guarantee: If you fail the boards, then we will pay for you to retake our in person course. (Applicable 2022 registrants please call 1-800-908-9414)
Early Bird Registration-Extended!
On or Before April 21, 2023
On or After April 22, 2023
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Apply basic, generally accepted urological practices for effective, high-quality patient care.
- Demonstrate core knowledge of urology necessary for American Board of Urology (ABU) Qualifying (Part 1) Examination.
- Utilize AUA Guidelines for appropriate patient evaluation and management.
Annual Review Course
June 2–4, 2023
Friday, June 2, 2023
Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS and Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH
|ANATOMY AND EMBRYOLOGY|
|7:30 a.m.||Applied Anatomy|
Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
|9:15 a.m.||Renal Physiology (including Fluid and Electrolytes)|
Renal Vascular Disease
Nick Cowan, MD
|TRAUMA AND RECONSTRUCTION|
|10:15 a.m.||Renal and Ureteral Trauma and Reconstruction|
Bladder and Urethral Trauma and Reconstruction
Genital Trauma: Evaluation and Management
Surgical Management of Male Incontinence
Jay Simhan, MD, FACS
|11:30 a.m.||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
Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS
|2:00 p.m.||Congenital Urinary Tract Abnormalities|
|2:45 p.m.||Pediatric Urinary Incontinence and Bladder Disorders|
|3:45 p.m.||Disorders of the Genitalia/Scrotum|
|4:15 p.m.||Pediatric Urological Oncology|
|4:45 p.m.||Pediatric Review Questions|
Armando Lorenzo, MD, FAAP, FACS, FRCSC, MSC
|5:15 p.m.||Meeting Adjourns|
|Saturday, June 3, 2022|
|7:15 a.m.||Timothy A. Masterson, MD|
Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Staging, and Imaging (including the Role of Markers and CIS)
|RENAL AND URETERAL TUMORS|
|8:15 a.m.||Robert G. Uzzo, MD|
|PENILE AND URETHRAL CANCER|
|9:45 a.m.||Robert G. Uzzo, MD|
|10:30 a.m.||Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH|
|11:15 a.m.||Jennifer M. Taylor, MD, MPH|
|12:15 p.m.||Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH & Jennifer M. Taylor, MD, MPH|
Bladder Cancer Review Questions
|2:00 p.m.||Kristen R. Scarpato, MD, MPH|
|3:15 p.m.||Alexander Kutikov, MD|
Physiology and Complications
|4:00 p.m.||Sarah C. Vij, MD|
|5:30 p.m.||Meeting Adjourns|
Sunday, June 4, 2022
|7:15 a.m.||Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Imaging (including Cushings, Hyperaldosteronism, Pheochromocytoma, Cancer and the Incidentally Found Adrenal Mass)|
Management (including Pheochromocytoma, Cancer, Hyperaldosteronism, Incidentaloma and Metastatic Disease)
Alexander Kutikov, MD
|8:00 a.m.||Basics of MR, CT, US, VCUG|
Solid and Cystic Renal Masses (CT and MR)
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Radiation Basic Principles
Vinay Prabhu, MD, MS
|FEMALE UROLOGY, FEMALE SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, URODYNAMICS AND NEUROUROLOGY|
|9:00 a.m.||Female Sexual Dysfunction|
Anne P. Cameron, MD, FRCSC, FPMRS
|10:15 a.m.||Overactive Bladder/Urgency Incontinence|
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Howard B. Goldman, MD
|1:00 p.m.||Epidemiology, Pathophysiology|
Evaluation and Medical Management
Surgical Management of Stone Disease
Mantu Gupta, MD, FRCS
|URINARY TRACT INFECTION|
|2:45 p.m.||Urinary Tract Infections|
Michel A. Pontari, MD
|INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES|
|3:30 p.m.||Interstitial Cystitis|
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, AIDS and others)
Anne P. Cameron, MD, FRCSC, FPMRS
Michel A. Pontari, MD
|4:45 p.m.||Meeting Adjourns|
*Friday and Saturday Lunch will include opportunities to participate in a wellness activity and/or Lunch with the Experts - both first come, first serve by sign up only
For live course and live course + webcast upgrade registrants- see below hotel information. For webcast only registrants, your purchase is for virtual access to this course only.
To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.
$211 single/double occupancy. Make your reservation online or call 877-803-7534. Reference the Hyatt Regency Austin and the AUA Annual Review Course when making your reservation to receive the special group rate.
Cut-off Date: Friday, May 5, 2023. 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.
Education Council Disclosures
COI Review Work Group Disclosures
For a full listing of all faculty disclosures, please visit Annual Review Course Faculty Disclosures and click on the "Faculty" tab.
AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
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 activity for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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™.
EVIDENCE BASED CONTENT:
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.
AUA DISCLOSURE POLICY:
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 all financial relationships with any commercial interest during the previous 24 months. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and mitigate 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.
MITIGATION OF IDENTIFIED CONFLICT OF INTEREST:
All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation 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 mitigate conflict of interest:
- Peer review for valid, evidence-based content by the AUA COI Review Work Group.
- Attestation that clinical recommendations are evidence-based and free of commercial bias.
- Introduction of a debate format (point-counterpoint)
- Inclusion of moderated panel discussion with unbiased moderator
- Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
- Divestiture of the relationship by faculty
- Recusal from controlling relevant aspects of planning
- Selection of alternative faculty for specific topic
OFF-LABEL OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES:
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.
- 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 24.25 Non-Physician Participation
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Live Course Only Pricing:
Early Bird Registration
On or Before April 21, 2023
On or After April 22, 2023
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. In the event that the Live Course converts from live in-person to a live virtual course, all registrations will be converted to the live virtual course and no full refunds will be issued. The Cancellation Policy will apply. The AUA cannot be held responsible for other costs or expenses, including cancellation/change penalties assessed by airlines, travel agencies or hotels.
Syllabus: No syllabus refunds will be given after May 5, 2023.
Webcast: 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 to 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 registration@AUAnet.org.
AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before April 28, 2023. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, notification will be sent by May 5, 2023.
ATTENDEE INFORMATION & POLICIES
AUA Anti-Harassment Policy: AUA Commitment: AUA is committed to providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the exchange of scientific ideas and is free of harassment and discrimination. All meeting participants are expected to behave professionally and treat others with respect, follow venue rules, and alert AUA staff or security of any dangerous situations or anyone in distress.
Reporting Harassment: It is the policy of the AUA that all meeting participants will enjoy an environment free from discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Harassing or offensive behavior by meeting participants will not be tolerated. If an individual experiences or witnesses harassment, he or she should contact Janet Skorepa, AUA EVP, at jskorepa@AUAnet.org or use a venue phone and ask for security if he or she feels unsafe. All complaints will be treated seriously and responded to promptly.
The AUA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including refusing or revoking the registration of any individual, without refund, as long as such refusal is consistent with applicable law and AUA policy.
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 American Urological Association (AUA).
Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and 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 registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.
Audio, Video, 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 AUA.
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, a written request should be submitted at least one month in advance. For additional assistance with your request please call 1-800-908-9414.