Annual Review Course Webcast (2016): Infection and Inflammation

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 may also be of interest to practicing urologist preparing for the Recertification Examination as well as others, including allied health professionals, looking for a thorough review of basic urologic topics.

Learning Objectives

  1. Interstitial Cystitis
  2. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, AIDS and others)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
06/25/2016
Course expires: 
06/25/2019
Rating: 
0

Faculty Disclosures

Name Company Person Role Financial
Jay Todd Bishoff, MD, FACS Pfizer Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Myriad Genetics Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS Johnson and Johnson Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
American Medical Systems Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
watson Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
allergan Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
johnson and johnson Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
pfizer Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Theracoat Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Wellspect Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Cook Self Scientific Study or Trial No
american medical systems Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
pfizer Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
axonics Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
astellas Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Teva Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
TDoc Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Teva Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Medtronic Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
uroplasty Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Brian Herts ,MD Siemens Medical Solutions Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Duane R. Hickling, MD Astellas Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Pfizer Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Allergan Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Adam Stuart Kibel MD Dendreon Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Sanofi-Aventis Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
National Cancer Institute Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Specrum Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Myriad Genetics Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Genomic Health Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
MTG Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Profound Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Dendreon Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Andrew Jared Kirsch MD        
Martin A. Koyle MD        
Stephen R. Kraus, MD NIDDK Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Laborie Self Other Yes
Pfizer Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Allergan Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Merck Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Astellas Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Medtronic Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Seth Paul Lerner, MD, FACS Imalux Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Tengion Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Imalux Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial No
Celek Pharmaceuticals, LLC Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Celek Pharmaceuticals, LLC Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial No
GE Healthcare Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Taris Biomedical Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Viventia Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Vaxxion Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Sitka Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Nucleix Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
OncoGeneX Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Merck Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Dendreon Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Photocure Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Taris Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
FKD Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Theracoat Self Consultant or Advisor No
Biocancell Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Genentech Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Endo Pharmaceutical Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Celgene Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Cephalon Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Astra Zeneca Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Tengion Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Dendreon Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Armando J. Lorenzo MD Allergan Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Allen F. Morey, MD AMS Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Glaxo Smith Kline Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Pfizer Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Coloplast Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
John Patrick Mulhall ,MD Auxilium Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Association of Peyronie's Disease Advocates (APDA) Self Leadership Position No
Pfizer Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial No
Vivus Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Nexmed Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Absorption Pharmaceuticals Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
AMS Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Meda Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Lilly Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Alliance for Fertility Preservation Self Leadership Position No
Coloplast Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Coloplast Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Michael A. O'Donnell, MD Viventia Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Amplimmune Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Merck Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Pfizer Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Cytologics Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Actium Biosystems Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Telesta Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Roche/Genentech Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Medical Enterprises Self Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Medical Enterprises Self Consultant or Advisor No
Sanofi-Aventis Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
GE medical Self Consultant or Advisor No
Photocure Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Allergan Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Endo Pharmaceuticals Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Glenn M. Preminger, MD Boston Scientific Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Mission Pharmacal Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Olympus Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Endourological Society Self Leadership Position Yes
UpToDate Self Health Publishing Yes
Retrophin Self Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Peter Gerard Schulam, MD, PhD Chiron Self Other Yes
Oncura Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
ACMI Self Owner, Product Development Yes
Intuitive Surgical Self Investment Interest Yes
Bard Urological Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Surgiquest Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
HUMM Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Wade Jeffers Sexton, MD        
Daniel Arthur Shoskes MD Triurol Self Investment Interest No
Farr Labs Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Astellas Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Eli Lilly Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Uracyst Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Pierre Fabre Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Paul Jacob Turek, MD MandalMed Self Leadership Position Yes
Medical Board of California Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
HealthLoop.com Self Consultant or Advisor, Investment Interest Yes
Doximity, Inc Self Consultant or Advisor, Investment Interest Yes
Fertility Planit, Inc Self Consultant or Advisor, Investment Interest Yes
Episona, Inc Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Cellarity Biotechnologies, Inc Self Leadership Position, Investment Interest, Owner, Product Development Yes
BioQuiddity, Inc Family Consultant or Advisor, Investment Interest Yes
Essential Beginnings, Inc Family Leadership Position, Investment Interest, Owner, Product Development Yes
Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS Pfizer Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Wilex Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Janssen Self Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
GSK Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Myriad Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
J. Christian Winters, MD Astellas, Inc Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Contura Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Pfizer Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Solace Thera Self Scientific Study or Trial No
Allergan Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
American Board of Urology Self Leadership Position No
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogential Reconstruction Self Leadership Position No
Ferring Self Consultant or Advisor Yes
Solace Self Scientific Study or Trial Yes
StimGuard Self Consultant or Advisor Yes

Education Council Disclosures

Name Company Role Financial
Timothy Charles Brand, M.D.

Nothing to disclose

Peter Robert Carroll MD,MPH NIH Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Department of Defense Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Myriad Genetics Scientific Study or Trial No
AUA Update Leadership Position Yes
Genomic Health Scientific Study or Trial No
Sam S. Chang, M.D. astellas Consultant or Advisor Yes
NIH Scientific Study or Trial Yes
GLG Consultant or Advisor Yes
Shelby Englert

Nothing to disclose

Pat Fox Fulgham, MD Urology Clinics of North Texas Investment Interest Yes
Matthew Thomas Gettman, M.D.

Nothing to disclose

Christina Giffin

Nothing to disclose

Misop Han, M.D.

Nothing to disclose

William C. Hulbert Jr. MD

Nothing to disclose

Douglas A. Husmann MD

Nothing to disclose

Brant Inman, M.D., MS, FRCSC Dendreon Scientific Study or Trial No
Abbott Laboratories Scientific Study or Trial No
Genentech Inc Scientific Study or Trial No
Combat Medical Consultant or Advisor Yes
Mark L. Jordan MD,FACS

Nothing to disclose

Louis Koncz ,PA-C American Medical Systems Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Hari K. Koul PhD Novartis Pharmaceuticals Consultant or Advisor Yes
Urologic Research Leadership Position No
PLOS one Leadership Position No
OMICS group Leadership Position No
Open Access Publishing Leadership Position, Health Publishing Yes
Martin A. Koyle MD

Nothing to disclose

Tracey Lynn Krupski, MD Argos Scientific Study or Trial No
NCI- RAZOR Scientific Study or Trial No
John Stephen Lam MD

Nothing to disclose

Cheryl Taylore Lee, MD Endo Pharmaceuticals Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Gary Evan Lemack ,M.D. Astellas Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Allergan Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Medtronic Consultant or Advisor Yes
Yair Lotan ,M.D. abbott Scientific Study or Trial No
Danone Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Cepheid Scientific Study or Trial No
Pacific Edge Scientific Study or Trial No
FKD Scientific Study or Trial No
MDxHealth Consultant or Advisor Yes
biocancell Scientific Study or Trial No
Genomic Health Scientific Study or Trial No
GenomeDx Biosciences Inc Scientific Study or Trial No
photocure Scientific Study or Trial No
Jill A. Macoska PhD

Nothing to disclose

Manoj Monga, MD Fortec Other Yes
endourology society Leadership Position No
Victor William Nitti,MD Astellas Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial No
Allergan Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial No
Serenity Pharmeuticals Investment Interest Yes
Cook Myosite Scientific Study or Trial No
Christopher Porter, MD Nothing to disclose.
Gail S. Prins PhD   Nothing to disclose
Jay D. Raman, MD American Kidney Stone Management Investment Interest Yes
Lee Richstone, MD

Nothing to disclose

Heather Schultz, NP SUNA Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Karl-Dietrich Sievert, M.D., Ph.D. AMS Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Medtronics Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Allergen Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Neotract Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Joseph A. Smith Jr.,M.D.

Nothing to disclose

Sean Patrick Stroup, MD Intuitive Surgical Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
NeoTract Meeting Participant or Lecturer Yes
Edouard John Trabulsi, MD GenomeDx Consultant or Advisor Yes

Method of Participation
To claim CME credit/hours of participation for each webcast, the learner must complete to pre-test view the webcast, complete the posttest, passing with 80% accuracy and submit the evaluation.

Estimated time to complete this activity: 0.75 hours

Release Date: June, 2016
Expiration Date: June, 2019

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

Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Learners: 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 CreditTM.

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) participating in an educational activity provided by the AUA 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.

Resolution of Identified Conflict of Interest: 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

Off-label or Unapproved Use of Drugs or Devices: It is the policy of the AUA to require the disclosure of all references to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices prior to the presentation of educational content. 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.

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.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/25/2016
Course expires: 
06/25/2019
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