Oral Board Review Course (2021)

April 9, 2021 to April 10, 2021

Note: All course registrants will receive their final and detailed schedules via a Tips Before You Click email scheduled to arrive on or before April 1, 2021.

 

Web Update: Notice Regarding the Status of the Oral Board Review Course (January 26, 2021)

On January 18, 2021, the American Board of Urology (ABU) announced that the Certifying (Part 2) Exam will be virtual. The AUA Oral Board Review Course will also take place as a live virtual course. The AUA Oral Board Review Course will continue to take place over the scheduled dates of April 9-10, 2021.  We are working on the virtual program details and will provide updates to this website on or before Monday, February 1, 2021. 

Registration is open - Register Now!

Saturday-SOLD OUT! 

Friday- SOLD OUT!

Course Attendees - please read carefully regarding next steps:  


Course Registration
No action is required. Your spot is secure at the virtual course, and we look forward to your participation on April 9-10, 2021.  For any questions regarding the Cancellation Policy, please visit the course website and click on the “Take Course” tab.
Additional email communication will follow with details on your schedule as well as instructions on accessing the course through your AUAUniversity account. 

Hotel 
If you have made reservations at the Grand Hyatt DFW within the AUA Block, your reservation will automatically be cancelled. You do not need to take any further action at this time. If you booked outside the block or at another hotel, you will need to cancel your reservations.  The AUA will not refund individual airline tickets or travel costs.


The AUA sincerely thanks you for your patience, understanding, and remains committed to providing valuable education for your exam preparation.


The purpose of the AUA Oral Board Review Course is to prepare attendees for the ABU Certifying Examination (Part II). The course will provide attendees with valuable practice and preparation skills for taking the urology oral board exam. This is a highly interactive course that emulates the oral board exam given by the American Board of Urology. Attendees will participate in two-75 minute mock oral exams with one examiner, a role play practice session with take-home cases, an interactive case analysis with an expert examiner, and an “Ask the Experts” panel discussion with Faculty who offer tips & tricks for taking the exam and give you the opportunity to ask questions.

In addition to experiencing mock oral exams that are realistic, attendees will also receive immediate feedback and guidance from expert oral examiners, as well as the opportunity to refine thought process, communication skills and decision-making ability.


Attendees must choose the Friday OR Saturday Program when registering but not both. 

Please select which program day you wish to be in at the time of registration.  The selection is a first come basis and will be completed once you register. 


AUA Members save 20%! For more information on membership benefits, visit www.AUAnet.org/Join

Registration Fees

Do not miss out on this valuable preparation with additional supporting sessions for your upcoming boards!

All for one low price—Register Now Before the Course is Sold Out!

 

 

Live Virtual Course 

 

Oral Board Study Guide App*

AUA Member$1495$150
AUA Non-Member$1865

*Discounted Pricing on the Oral Board Study Guide App Only For Course Registrants (Regularly $299) 

Target Audience

  • Urologist

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Practice the format of the oral board exam.
  2. Utilize interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange.
  3. Demonstrate skills to effectively manage anxiety and "exam nerves".
  4. Develop greater self-awareness and confidence in oral examination.
  5. Apply the experience gained in the AUA Oral Board Review Course to better prepare them for the oral board exam.
Course summary
Course opens: 
06/26/2020
Course expires: 
04/10/2024
Event starts: 
04/09/2021 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/10/2021 - 7:00pm EDT
Price:
$1,865.00
Rating: 
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Friday Program                                                                                                           

Friday, April 9, 2021, 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM EST*                                                    

*Please note that specific group assignments will be assigned and communicated via email 1-2 weeks prior to the course. Due to the complexities of the course structure, attendees may not make group requests or switch groups with any other attendee. The AUA will consider time zones to the best of our ability.

Includes:

  • Convenient, 1 Day Virtual Format!
  • 2 –75 minute Mock Exams with 1 Expert Examiner
  • Interactive Case Analysis with Expert Examiner
  • Role Play Practice Session with Take Home Cases
  • Ask the Experts! Panel Discussion/Tips & Tricks with Faculty and ABU Process
  • Special Discount Pricing of the Oral Board Study Guide APP                                                                                                                          

Saturday Program

Saturday, April 10, 2021, 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM EST *                                                            

*Please note that specific group assignments will be assigned and communicated via email 1-2 weeks prior to the course. Due to the complexities of the course structure, attendees may not make group requests or switch groups with any other attendee. The AUA will consider time zones to the best of our ability.

Includes:

  • Convenient, 1 Day Virtual Format!
  • 2 –75 minute Mock Exams
  • Interactive Case Analysis with Expert Examiner
  • Role Play Practice Session with Take Home Cases
  • Ask the Experts! Panel Discussion/Tips & Tricks with Faculty and ABU Process
  • Special Discount Pricing of the Oral Board Study Guide APP

 

The Oral Board Review Course (2021) will be held virtually on  April 9-10,  2021 from 7:00 - 5:00 PM  Eastern Time.

 

Education Council Disclosures

PDF icon Education Council Disclosures 2021.pdf

COI Review Work Group Disclosures

PDF icon COI Review Work Group Disclosures 2021.pdf

Faculty disclosures will be posted here prior to the start of the course.

AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

Course Co-director(s)

Elspeth McDougall, MD,FRCSC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Andrew Peterson, MD,MPH

has a financial relationship (Other) with Movember Foundation;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with BSCI: American Medical Systems INC;.
Faculty(s)

Edwin Jason Abel, MD, FACS

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Genzyme;.

Jodi Antonelli, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Karen C. Baker, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Sara Best, MD

has a financial relationship (Other) with American Urological Association;.

Timothy Brand, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Benjamin Brucker, MD

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Click Theraputics, Inc.;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Allergan;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Conti Watson ;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Urovant ;.

Jill Buckley, MD,FACS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Thomas Chi, MD

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Dornier;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Boston Scientific Corporation;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Bard Medical;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Perceus;.

James Dupree, MD

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan;.

Brian Eisner, MD

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Allena Pharmaceuticals;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with Dr. Arnies LLC;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with Kalera Medical;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Auris Robotics;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Sonomotion;.

Shubham Gupta, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Vesna Ivancic, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Stephen Jackman, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Micah Jacobs, MD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Melissa Kaufman, MD, PHD, FACS

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Journal of Urology;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with EBT Inc;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Cook Myosite;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Valencia Technologies;.

Michael Kennelly, MD

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Cogentix;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Axonics;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with FemPulse;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Dignify Therapeutics;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Astellas;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Cook Myosite;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Taris;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Coloplast;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Allergan;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with SchwabCare;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Urovant;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with EBT Medical;.

Amy Krambeck, MD

has a financial relationship (Other) with Sonomotion;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Virtuoso;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with American Urological Association;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Ambu;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Lumenis;.

John Lacy, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Wesley Mayer, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Sarah McAchran, MD, FACS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Suzanne Merrill, MD,FACS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Drogo Montague, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Michael Ost, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Thomas Polascik, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jay Raman, MD, FACS

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Urogen Pharma;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with United Medical Systems, Inc.;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with American Kidney Stone Management;.

Art Rastinehad, DO

has a financial relationship (Other) with Philips, Inc;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with NanoSpectra Biopsciences;.

Jerome Richie, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Henry Rosevear, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jonathan Routh, MD, MPH, FAAP

has a financial relationship (Other) with Palette Life Sciences;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Spina Bifida Association;.

Charles Scales, MD,FACS,MS

has a financial relationship (Other) with National Cancer Institute;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Allena Pharmaceuticals;.

Bruce Schlomer, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

J. Selph, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Anand Shridharani, MD

has a financial relationship (Other) with Endo Pharmaceuticals;.
has a financial relationship (Stock) with Theralogix;.
has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with Coloplast Inc;.

Ted Skolarus, MD, MPH

has a financial relationship (Independent contractor) with UpToDate;.

O. Westney, MD

has a financial relationship (Employment) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Boston Scientific;.
has a financial relationship (Other) with Boston Scientific;.

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 activity for a maximum of 6.00 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™.

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 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

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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Attendees must choose the Friday OR Saturday Program when registering but not both. 

Please select which program day you wish to be in at the time of registration.  The selection is a first come basis and will be completed once you register. 


AUA Members save 20%! For more information on membership benefits, visit www.AUAnet.org/Join

Registration Fees

Do not miss out on this valuable preparation with additional supporting sessions for your upcoming boards!

All for one low price—Register Now Before the Course is Sold Out!

 

 

Live Virtual Course 

 

Oral Board Study Guide App*

AUA Member$1495$150
AUA Non-Member$1865

*Discounted Pricing on the Oral Board Study Guide App Only For Course Registrants (Regularly $299) 


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.

In the event that the Live Course converts from live in-person to a live virtual course, all registrations will be converted to the live virtual course and no full refunds will be issued. The Cancellation Policy will apply.

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 registration@AUAnet.org.

AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before March 5, 2020. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, notification will be sent by March 12, 2021.


AUA Participant Information and Policies

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 paricipation 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.