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.  

PROGRAM GOALS:

  • 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. 

PROGRAM ELEMENTS:

  • Assessments
    • 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 
  • Resources
    • Additional resources just for APPs and patient education materials

Target Audience

  • Advanced practice providers

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1.  Identify the risk factors for the common urologic malignancies (bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and penile cancer).
  2. Indicate the standard treatment options for the common clinically localized urologic malignancies (bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and penile cancer).
  3. Apply AUA guidelines into clinical urological practice for the evaluation and management of patients with urologic malignancies.
  4. Apply best practices for working collaboratively with urologic oncologists in the management of patients with urologic malignancies.
  5. Describe the management of the commonest postoperative concerns among patients undergoing surgery for clinically localized urologic malignancies.
  6. Incorporate tobacco cessation education into the care of patients with urologic malignancies who actively use tobacco products.
  7. Identify cancer survivorship issues that patients with urologic malignancies may experience.
Course summary
Course opens: 
02/20/2019
Course expires: 
02/20/2022
Rating: 
5

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AUA Office of Education Staff have nothing to disclose. 

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