Oncology: Kidney

Based on the results of a 2017 educational needs assessment, this program was developed to assist in the training of Advanced Practice Providers new to Urology. 

This series of activities were selected by AUA expert faculty to provide a knowledge base of the screening, diagnosis and management of kidney cancer. Learners will be provided with a series of self directed online resources, test your knowledge activities and case studies.  

Target Audience

  • Advanced practice providers

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the risk factors for the development of kidney cancer.
  2. Describe the staging of kidney cancer.
  3. Describe the primary treatment options for patients with localized kidney cancer.
  4. Describe algorithms for the active surveillance of small renal masses.
  5. Identify indications for genetic evaluation among patients with kidney cancer.
  6. Describe the indications for renal mass biopsy in patients with suspected kidney cancer.
  7. Define the time points and diagnostic tests for cancer surveillance of patients treated for clinically localized kidney cancer.
  8. Describe the role of the urology provider in the management of advanced kidney cancer.


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