The Journal of Urology Vol. 205 (2021): January
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Developed by a team of educators, academicians, and clinicians, this valuable home study activity will enhance your knowledge of urology and improve performance as well as patient care at your convenience. For just $2.50 per credit, the Home Study program is designed to provide urologists and residents affordable access to the most recent developments and techniques in urology while reading The Journal®.
Each month includes 5 clinically-relevant, selected articles with a corresponding online test for each of the 12 issues of The Journal®.
The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Home Study Course is available only to subscribers of The Journal of Urology® and includes volumes 205 and 206.
The 2021 posttests will be posted online as they become available each month.
- Practicing Urologists
- American Board of Urology (ABU) candidates
After completing each lesson, the participants should be able to:
- Assess their knowledge of urology
- Demonstrate an increased knowledge base of urology
- Apply the increased knowledge to improve quality of patient care
(Individuals in control of the content. All individuals with their respective disclosures listed in this document are planners. Individual authors’ disclosures are located with their articles in each issue of The Journal of Urology®.)
Jodi Antonelli, MD: Boston Scientific: Consultant or Advisor; Cook Medical: Consultant or Advisor
Victor W. Nitti, MD: Serenity Pharmaceuticals: Investment Interest
Joseph A. Smith, Jr., MD: Nothing to disclose.
Method of Participation: Two volumes of The Journal of Urology® are published annually. Each volume is comprised of 6 issues. Five clinically relevant articles are selected by the editor to be offered for CME in each issue of The Journal®. For CME credit, the participant must be enrolled in the home study course for the year, read the educational material provided, pass online posttest with at least 80% accuracy, submit the online evaluation and claim CME.
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 24.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 Credit™.
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 AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, 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 AUA COI Review Work Group.
- 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
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.
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.
Release Date: January, 2021.
Expiration Date: January, 2024.
- 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.00 Non-Physician Participation