Health Equities and Variations in Advanced Prostate Cancer Care Podcast (2023)
Based on the documented need from the AUA Advanced Prostate Cancer Global Needs Assessment, the AUA has produced a series of podcasts to update urologists on the latest advancements in androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and prostate cancer treatment. This activity will focus on the following topic:
Health Equities and Variations in Advanced Prostate Cancer Care
This series is supported by independent educational grants from:
Myovant Sciences LTD
- Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)
At the conclusion of these activities, participants will be able to:
- Identify the impact of race and cultural barriers for ethnic minorities on medical clinical care specific to advanced prostate cancer.
- Evaluate financial toxicity as a barrier to optimal patient care specific to advanced prostate cancer.
- Incorporate culturally sensitive communications to ensure quality care and reduce biases across diverse patient populations.
EDUCATION COUNCIL DISCLOSURES
Education Council Disclosures_2022.pdf
COI REVIEW WORK GROUP DISCLOSURES
COI Review Work Group Disclosures_2023.pdf
AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
Jay Raman, MD, FACS
Chad Ritch, MD, MBA
Kristen Scarpato, MD,FACS,MPH
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:
Learners will participate in this online educational activity by listening to the podcast and completing the post-test and evaluation. To claim CME credit for this enduring material, learners must complete the post-test, passing with 80% accuracy, and submit the program evaluation.
Estimated time to complete this activity: 0.50 hours
Release Date: February, 2023
Expiration Date: February, 2024
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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 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:
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.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 Non-Physician Participation