AUA Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) Guidelines Webcast 074IC (2018)
This course will review the 2015 update to the 2013 AUA guidelines on castration-resistant prostate cancer. Faculty will explore the rigorous process used in the development of these evidence-based guidelines, as well as discuss new developments and future research needs for this topic. The course will showcase clinical scenarios in urological practice and the correct application of the new AUA guidelines in those instances. This course will be a benefit to practicing urologists, non-physician providers, residents preparing for their certification exam and physicians preparing for their re-certification exam.
- Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants)
After completing this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify the active agents and their mechanism of action in the management of mCRPC
- Analyze the evidence and outcomes on the treatment of CRPC as outlined in the AUA guidelines and subsequent amendments
- Improve diagnostic and therapeutic decision making processes by illustrating the application of these guidelines in urological practice
- Understand the sequencing and indications for active treatment with approved agents in the management of mCRPC
Michael Cookson, MD, MMHC: TesoRx Pharma LLC: Consultant or Advisor; Janssen Biotech, Inc.: Consultant or Advisor; Myovant Sciences: Consultant or Advisor; MDxHealth: Consultant or Advisor; Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals: Consultant or Advisor
David Jarrard, MD: Gregor Diagnostics: Consultant or Advisor
Adam Kibel, MD: Profound: Consultant or Advisor; Janssen: Consultant or Advisor; ConfirmMDx: Consultant or Advisor; Pfizer: Consultant or Advisor
Method of Participation
To claim CME credit/hours of participation, the learner must view the webcast, complete the post-test passing with 80% accuracy and submit the activity evaluation.
Estimated time to complete this activity: 2.00 hour
Release Date: June, 2018
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.
AMA Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 1.00 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) 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
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.
Acknowledgements: Support provided by an independent education grant from AbbVie, Astellas, Genomic Health, Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Medivation, Inc. a Pfizer company and Sanofi Genzyme.
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.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.00 Non-Physician Participation