Life Long Learning Prep Course: A Focused Review (2020)

September 12, 2020 to September 13, 2020

Preparing for the ABU Knowledge Assessment?

 

The purpose of the Life Long Learning Prep Course: A Focused Review is to prepare attendees for the ABU Knowledge Assessment. This course will be practice-focused and will offer practical and clinically-specific updates. It will highlight the AUA guidelines and address general urology practice issues that can be expected on the knowledge assessment.

The course will model the changes to the ABU exam by covering Core/General Urology along with a choice of 1 of 4 Modules:

  1. Oncology, Urinary Diversion and Adrenal
  2. Calculi, Laparoscopy-Robotics and Upper Tract Obstruction
  3. Impotence, Infertility and Andrology
  4. Office Based Urology

Sample multiple choice practice questions as well as case-based discussions will be utilized to prepare attendees for the upcoming Knowledge Assessment. For more information on the changes to the exam, please visit http://www.abu.org/lifelong-learning/lll-level-2/.


Must choose 1 of the 4 content specific modules. Registration includes the Core/General Urology (Day 1) as well as 1 of the 4 specified modules (Day 2). 

Attend the Live Virtual Course (includes live virtual course with (1) module and access to Faculty, webcasts of all (4) modules following the live program, and online course handouts), or prepare at your own convenience with the Webcast Only!

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AUA Virtual Life Long Learning Prep Course (2020) Registration Fees

Membership CategoryLive Virtual Course (includes Core + 1 Module)Webcast Only (includes Core + 1 Module)
AUA Member Early Bird$995.00 register by August 28, 2020$845.00 
AUA Member$1,245.00$845.00
AUA Non-Member Early Bird$1,245.00 register by August 28, 2020

 $1,055.00

AUA Non-Member $1,556.00

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Target Audience

  • Urologists

 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

Core Urology

  1. Review generally accepted urological practices for superior patient care.
  2. Discuss a core knowledge of urology necessary for taking the ABU Knowledge Assessment.
  3. Examine the most recent changes and additions to the AUA guidelines.

Module 1: Oncology, Urinary Diversion and Adrenal

  1. Discuss the appropriate indications for and use diagnostic tests in the management of urologic cancers.
  2. Enhance ability to make guideline-based decisions regarding management of common urologic cancers.
  3. Recognize and execute appropriate measures to prevent and manage complications resulting for management intervention for urologic cancers.
  4. Develop and employ a disease stage appropriate surveillance schedule during post management follow-up of urologic cancers.

Module 2: Calculi, Laparoscopy-Robotics and Upper Tract Obstruction

  1. Apply AUA guidelines towards the medical and surgical management of kidney stones.
  2. Describe the effects of laparoscopy on the surgical patient and appreciate the potential complications.
  3. Explain techniques of robotic urological surgery.

Module 3: Impotence, Infertility and Andrology

  1. Review the appropriate indications for and use of diagnostic tests in the evaluation and management of male infertility.
  2. Utilize guideline-based decision making to evaluate and manage male sexual disorders, including erectile dysfunction, Peyronie's disease and priapism.
  3. Discuss the evaluation and appropriate treatment indications of hypogonadism, with enhanced ability to review the risks and benefits of testosterone replacement therapy.
  4. Employ guideline-based vasectomy care.

Module 4: Office Based Urology

  1. Review the appropriate medical and surgical therapy for the treatment of BPH.
  2. Enhance the understanding of the diagnostic tools used in the management of renal and ureteral stones.
  3. Describe the surgical treatment options for male and female stress urinary incontinence.
  4. Review the evaluation and treatment of Erectile Dysfunction.
  5. Provide information on the risk stratification and management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.

 

Course summary
Course opens: 
07/21/2020
Course expires: 
09/13/2023
Event starts: 
09/12/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
09/13/2020 - 5:00pm
Price:
$1,556.00
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Life Long Learning: A Focused Review

 

Scientific Program

*All times listed are Eastern Standard Time and subject to change

CORE UROLOGY
Course Directors: Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD & Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
Saturday, September 12, 2020
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.Welcome
9:05 – 9:15 a.m.Introduction
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD & Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
9:15 – 9:50 a.m.General Cancer 1 (Localized/Advanced Prostate, Localized Kidney)
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
9:50 – 10:00 a.m.Mock Exam Questions
10:00 – 10:35 a.m.General Cancer 2 (Bladder, Upper Tract TCC, Advanced Kidney)
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
10:35 – 10:45 a.m.Mock Exam Questions
10:45 – 11:20 a.m.Complications of Urologic Surgery
Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS
11:20 – 11:30 a.m.Mock Exam Questions
11:30 – 12:05 p.m.

Trauma
Jay Simhan

12:05 – 12:15 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
12:15 – 12:50 p.m.BREAK
12:50 – 1:05 p.m.Endocrine I - Andrology
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
1:05 – 1:20 p.m.Endocrine II - Andrology
Sarah L. Elfering, MD
1:20 – 1:30 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
1:30 – 2:05 p.m.Stones (not metabolic stones)
Kevan M. Sternberg, MD
2:05 – 2:15 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
2:15 – 2:50 p.m.Infection
Robert J. Evans, MD, FACS
2:50 – 3:00 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
3:00 – 3:35 p.m.Prostate Evaluation/ Biopsy
Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS
3:35 – 3:45 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
3:45 – 4:20 p.m.Radiology/ Radiation Safety
Robert Marcovich, MD
4:20 – 4:30 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
4:30 – 5:20 p.m.Office Based Practice and Guidelines
Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH
5:20 – 5:30 p.m.Mock Exam Questions
Module 1: Oncology, Urinary Diversion and Adrenal
Moderator: Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
Sunday, September 13, 2020
8:15 - 8:25 a.m.Welcome
8:25 - 9:00 a.m.

ABU Continuing Certification Program

J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, FACS & David B. Joseph, MD, FACS, FAAP

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.Introduction
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
9:05 – 9:45 a.m.Urothelial Bladder Cancer
Siamak Daneshmand, MD
9:45 – 10:20 a.m.Prostate Cancer – Localized
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
10:20 – 10:35 a.m.Live Q&A
10:35 – 11:15 a.m.Testicular Cancer
Chad R. Ritch, MD, MBA
11:15 – 11:55 a.m.Penile/Urethral Cancer
Chad R. Ritch, MD, MBA
11:55 – 12:10 p.m.Live Q&A
12:10 – 12:45 p.m.BREAK
12:45 – 1:30 p.m.Upper Tract Tumors/ Urinary Diversion
Siamak Daneshmand, MD
1:30 – 2:10 p.m.Kidney Cancer
Viraj A. Master, MD, PhD, FACS
2:10 – 2:55 p.m.Live Q&A
2:55 – 3:05 p.m.Adrenal
Viraj A. Master, MD, PhD, FACS
3:05 – 3:45 p.m.Prostate Cancer – Advanced
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.Live Q&A
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.Mock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
Module 2: Calculi, Laparoscopy-Robotics and Upper Tract Obstruction
Moderator: Stephen V. Jackman, MD
Sunday, September 13, 2020
8:15 - 8:25 a.m.Welcome
8:25 - 9:00 a.m.

ABU Continuing Certification Program

J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, FACS & David B. Joseph, MD, FACS, FAAP

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.Introduction
Stephen V. Jackman, MD
9:10 – 10:00 a.m.Upper Tract Obstruction
Kevan M. Sternberg, MD
10:00 – 10:40 a.m.Ureterolithiasis – Surgical Management of Ureteric Calculi
Robert Marcovich, MD
10:40 – 10:55 a.m.Live Q&A
10:55 – 11:35 a.m.Nephrolithiasis – Surgical Management of Renal Calculi
Kevan M. Sternberg, MD
11:35 – 12:15 p.m.Calculus Disease – Medical Management
Robert Marcovich, MD
12:15 – 12:30 p.m.Live Q&A
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.BREAK
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.Principles of Laparoscopy/Robotics
Stephen V. Jackman, MD
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.Complications of Laparoscopy/Robotics
Stephen V. Jackman, MD
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.Live Q&A
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.Mock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
Module 3: Impotence, Infertility and Andrology
Moderator: Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
Sunday, September 13, 2020
8:15 - 8:25 a.m.Welcome
8:25 - 9:00 a.m.

ABU Continuing Certification Program

J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, FACS & David B. Joseph, MD, FACS, FAAP

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.Introduction
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
9:05 – 9:45 a.m.Erectile Dysfunction
Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD, FACS
9:45 – 10:25 a.m.Ejaculatory Dysfunction
David Shin, MD
10:25 – 10:40 a.m.Live Q&A
10:40 – 11:20 a.m.Male Infertility: Evaluation and Medical Management
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
11:20 – 12:00 p.m.Peyronie’s Disease
Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD, FACS
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.Live Q&A
12:15 – 12:50 p.m.BREAK
12:50 – 1:30 p.m.Andrology
David Shin, MD
1:30 – 2:10 p.m.Male Infertility: Surgical Management
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
2:10 – 2:25 p.m.Live Q&A
2:25 – 3:05 p.m.Priapism
Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD, FACS
3:05 – 3:30 p.m.Vasectomy
David Shin, MD
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.Live Q&A
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.Mock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
Module 4: Office Based Urology
Moderator: Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
Sunday, September 13, 2020
8:15 - 8:25 a.m.Welcome
8:25 - 9:00 a.m.

ABU Continuing Certification Program

J. Brantley Thrasher, MD, FACS & David B. Joseph, MD, FACS, FAAP

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.Introduction
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
9:05 – 9:35 a.m.BPH
Thomas Chi, MD
9:35 – 10:05 a.m.Urethral Strictures-stenosis
John Stoffel, MD
10:05 – 10:20 a.m.Live Q&A
10:20 – 10:50 a.m.LUTS – male and female
Benjamin Brucker, MD
10:50 – 11:20 a.m.Stress Urinary Incontinence (Male and Female)
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
11:20 – 11:35 a.m.Live Q&A
11:35 – 12:40 p.m.

Renal and Ureteral Calculi

Thomas Chi, MD

12:40 – 1:15 p.m.BREAK
1:15 – 2:20 p.m.Neoplasia
Josh Meeks, MD
2:20 – 2:35 p.m.Live Q&A
2:35 – 3:10 p.m.Androgen Deficiency
Joe Alukal, MD
3:10 – 3:45 p.m.Erectile Dysfunction
Joe Alukal, MD
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.Live Q&A
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.Mock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty

Life Long Learning Prep Course: A Focused Review (2020) will be held virtually on Saturday, September 12-Sunday, September 13, 2020.

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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 live and enduring activity for a maximum of 15.5 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 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 Conflict of Interest Review Work Group 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.


 

 
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Must choose 1 of the 4 content specific modules. Registration includes the Core/General Urology (Day 1) as well as 1 of the 4 specified modules (Day 2). 

Attend the Live Virtual Course (includes live virtual course with (1) module and access to Faculty, webcasts of all (4) modules following the live program, and online course handouts), or prepare at your own convenience with the Webcast Only!

After registration, follow these instructions to join the webinar:

  1. Click on the course name in the registration chart above.

  2. Click the "Add to cart" button and complete the payment process.

  3. Click “Start” under Live Webinar: Life Long Learning Prep Course: A Focused Review (2020) in the Course Progress pane. 

  4. Click on "Join the meeting" to initiate an email confirmation from ZOOM to add to your calendar**.

**Please note that the link is the same for both days.

 

 

AUA Virtual Life Long Learning Prep Course (2020) Registration Fees

Membership CategoryLive Course (includes Core + 1 Module)Webcast Only (includes Core + 1 Module)
AUA Member Early Bird$995.00 register by August 28, 2020$845.00
AUA Member$1,245.00$845.00
AUA Non-Member Early Bird$1,245.00 register by August 28, 2020

 $1,055.00

AUA Non-Member $1,556.00

 $1,055.00

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Cancellation Policy

 

Live Course: An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course.

Webcast: Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund.

Registration Transfer: Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund.

Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912. Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.