Life Long Learning Prep Course LIVE (2019): Module 4: Neurogenic Bladder, Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, BPH & Urethral Stricture + Core

Denver, CO US
September 6, 2019 to September 7, 2019

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 structure of the ABU exam by covering Core/General Urology on the first day followed by Module 4: Neurogenic Bladder, Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, BPH & Urethral Stricture on the second day.

Sample multiple choice practice questions as well as case-based discussions and debates will be utilized to prepare attendees for the upcoming knowledge assessment. For more information on ABU Recertification, please visit

The Live Course includes access to the 2 day live course, the webcast, and a printed full color syllabus. Webcasts will be available to view on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

Target Audience

  • Urologists

Learning Objectives

Core Urology

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

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

Module 4: Female Urology, Incontinence, Voiding Dysfunction & Reconstruction

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

  1. Discuss the underlying pathophysiology that contributes to lower urinary tract symptoms.
  2. Determine appropriate evaluation and treatment for lower urinary tract dysfunction.
  3. Evaluate and treat neurogenic bladder.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.50 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/06/2019 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/07/2019 - 6:00pm EDT
Scientific Program
Core Urology
Friday, September 6, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 amIntroduction & ARS
Mark L. gonzalgo, MD, PhD & Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
8:15 – 9:30 amGeneral Cancer 1 (Localized/Advanced Prostate, Localized Kidney)
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
9:30 – 9:45 amBreak
9:45 – 10:45 amGeneral Cancer 2 (Bladder, Upper Tract TCC, Advanced Kidney)
Siamak Daneshmand, MD
10:45 – 11:30 amMedical Urology: Hypertension, Fluids and Electrolytes, Nephrology
Sarah Elfering, MD
11:30 am – 12:15 pmTrauma
Caleb Kovell, MD
12:15 – 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 – 2:00 pmGeriatric Urology
Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH
2:00 – 2:45 pmComplications of Urologic Surgery
Jay D. Raman, MD
2:45 – 3:00 pmBreak
3:00 – 3:45 pmEndocrine
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD & Sarah Elfering
3:45 – 4:30 pmStones (not metabolic stones)
Kevan A. Sternberg, MD
4:30 – 5:00 pmProstate Evaluation/Biopsy
Jay D. Raman, MD
5:00 – 5:30 pmInfection
Robert J. Evans, MD, FACS
5:30 – 6:15 pmNetworking Reception

Saturday, September 7, 2019
7:00 – 7:30 amRegistration & Breakfast
7:30 – 8:00 amRadiology/Radiation Safety
Robert Marcovich, MD
8:00 – 9:30 amOffice Based Practice and Guidelines (UTI's hematuria, genital pain, etc.)
Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH
9:30 – 9:45 amBreak

Module 4: Neurogenic Bladder, Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, BPH and Urethral Stricture
Moderator: Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
September 7, 2019
9:45 – 10:30 amIncontinence (Male and Female)
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
10:30 – 11:00 amFistula
Christopher J. Chermansky, MD
11:00 – 11:45 amPelvic Organ Prolapse and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
11:45 am – 12:45 pmLunch
12:45 – 1:30 pmNeurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction
John T. Stoffel, MD
1:30 – 2:15 pmBPH
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
2:15 – 3:00 pmUrethral Stricture
John T. Stoffel, MD
3:00 – 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 – 4:00 pmLower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Overactive Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, PBS
Christopher J. Chermansky, MD
4:00 – 4:45 pmUrodynamics
Christopher J. Chermansky, MD
4:45 – 5:30 pmMock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
5:30 pmAdjourn
Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States
+1 (303) 436-1234

For live course registrants- see below hotel information. For webcast only registrants, your purchase is for virtual access to this course only.

Hotel Information            

Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center

650 15th Street

Denver, CO 80202

Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center


To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.

$129 single/double occupancy. Please book our special group rate online here. You may also call the hotel directory at (303)-436-1234 and reference the American Urological Association when making your reservation to receive the special group rate.

Cut-off Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019.  Once the AUA group block is full, which may be prior to the cut-off date, the AUA is unable to guarantee rooms at this rate or at this hotel.

Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.



Car Rental

Hertz is pleased to offer special discounted car rental rates to AUA course and meeting attendees. Make your car rental reservation online or call 1-800-654-2240 and mention the AUA discount code CV# 04SG0004


Call 1-866-746-4282 or email


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 live and enduring activity for a maximum of 16.50 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™.


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.


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.


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


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.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

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.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.

Available Credit

  • 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.50 Non-Physician Participation


Please login or register to take this course.

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). 

The Live Course includes access to the 2 day live course, the webcast, and a printed full color syllabus. Webcasts will be available to view on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.


Early Bird Registration – On or before August 2, 2019

 Live Course
AUA Member$1325.00
AUA Non-Member$1550.00

Standard Registration – On or after August 3, 2019

 Live Course
AUA Member$1550.00
AUA Non-Member$1730.00


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.


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 to 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

AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before August 2, 2019. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, notification will be sent by August 9, 2019.