APP Training Program: Oncology
NEW PROGRAM DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR
UROLOGY ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDERS!
Member only benefit! Based on the results of a 2017 educational needs assessment, this program was developed specifically to assist in the training of Advanced Practice Providers new to Urology.
With a focus on Prostate, Bladder and Kidney Cancers, this series of activities were selected by AUA expert faculty to provide a knowledge base of the screening, diagnosis and management of these cancers. Learners will be provided with a series of comprehensive self directed online resources, test your knowledge activities and case studies.
- Provide a foundation of knowledge to new APPs to assist in their urology training.
- Provide consistent information and resources to APPs focused on clinical guidelines and patient safety.
- In collaboration with supervising urologists, educate and provide resources to new APPs.
- Cumulative assessments covering the breadth of urologic oncology
- Transfer of Knowledge
- Variety of activities covering initial screen and diagnosis to post-operative management
- Application of Knowledge
- Practical, case-based scenarios
- Show What You Know
- Walk through case studies with a mentor to show what you've learned
- Additional resources just for APPs and patient education materials
- Advanced practice providers
After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the risk factors for the common urologic malignancies (bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and penile cancer).
- Indicate the standard treatment options for the common clinically localized urologic malignancies (bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and penile cancer).
- Apply AUA guidelines into clinical urological practice for the evaluation and management of patients with urologic malignancies.
- Apply best practices for working collaboratively with urologic oncologists in the management of patients with urologic malignancies.
- Describe the management of the commonest postoperative concerns among patients undergoing surgery for clinically localized urologic malignancies.
- Incorporate tobacco cessation education into the care of patients with urologic malignancies who actively use tobacco products.
- Identify cancer survivorship issues that patients with urologic malignancies may experience.