Self-Assessment Study Program SASP (2021) Online + App - Single User
The SASP is the AUA’s most popular study tool for exam preparation!
For over 40 years, the AUA's Self-Assessment Study Program (SASP) has been a leading educational resource for urologists-in-training and practicing urologists. Developed each year, the SASP is a 150-question, multiple-choice practice examination that addresses the core curriculum of medical knowledge and latest advances in patient care. The SASP may be taken open or closed book, and provides correct answers with detailed answer rationales, and scientific references.
Why is the SASP the AUA's most popular study tool for exam preparation?
Constructed in the same style as the AUA and ABU's multiple-choice examinations—and offered in three convenient formats to meet your unique study preference—SASP is the AUA's most popular study tool for exam preparation. SASP provides participants their scores, the average scores of their peers, and access to answer commentary and scientific references, allowing participants to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses in various clinical areas and enrich their learning experience. Also, it is important to note that over 30% of the content of the ABU Lifelong Learning Knowledge Assessment comes directly from SASP!
Coming in 2021 The ALL NEW SASP APP!
The AUA’s Self-Assessment Study Program (SASP) is receiving an all new digital application! The brand new app will provide a more personalized, interactive, and convenient learning experience. Available on January 1, 2021, SASP subscribers will have access to all new features, including:
Flash Card Decks
- Create personalized question Decks to focus on your areas of improvement.*
- Select questions sorted by release year and 27 different topic areas.
- Delivery options include spaced learning and open book.
- Make your Decks public to share with your peers.*
- Search and access Public Decks created by other users.*
Pre-created Review Deck
- Quick access to the questions you have answered incorrectly, for a personalized review and study of your areas for improvement.
Rankings and Leaderboard
- See how you stack up against your peers in both Overall and Topic specific Leaderboards!
Universal Spaced Learning
- Questions delivered based on an algorithm. You are able to set the review frequency after each question is answered.
- Enable or disable spaced learning based on your own preferences.
Links to References
- Clickable reference links provide direct access for continued learning.
*User must be subscribed to the SASP Year to utilize and view questions.
The SASP offers up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
|Online + App||$235||$310|
Access to the Online, Online Bundle (including prior years) and Mobile App will begin January 1, 2021.
- Board Candidates
- Advanced Practice Providers
- Physician Assistants
After completing this activity, learners will be able to:
- Assess their knowledge of urology.
- Demonstrate an increased knowledge base of urology.
- Apply increased knowledge to improve the quality of patient care.
- Evaluate strengths and weaknesses in urology upon review of their personalized participant profile.
- Develop a personalized study program to improve their foundation of knowledge.
- Discuss core knowledge of urology necessary for the ABU's Qualifying and Lifelong Learning Examinations.
ABU Examination Committee
Stephen A. Boorjian, MD Carl Rosen Professor in Urology, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Urology, Director, Urologic Oncology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic. SUO-CTC Organized Clinical Trial Sponsored by FKD (Scientific Study or Trial); FerGene, Ferring, Sanofi, ArTara (Consultant or Advisor).
Robert E. Brannigan, MD Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Urology, Chief, Division of Reproductive Surgery and Men’s Health, Director, Andrology Fellowship, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. No Disclosures.
Benjamin N. Breyer, MD, MAS Professor, Departments of Urology and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Vice-Chair of Urology, Chief of Urology, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. No Disclosures.
Mark P. Cain, MD Professor of Urology, University of Washington, Division Vice Chief, Urology, Director of Regional Surgical Services, Seattle Children's Hospital. No Disclosures.
Anthony A. Caldamone, MD Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University, Head Section of Pediatric Urology, Hasbro Children’s Hospital. No Disclosures.
Peter E. Clark, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Urology, Chair, Urologic Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health. Galil Medical (Consultant or Advisor); Merck (Scientific Advisory Board).
Donna M. Connelly ABU. No Disclosures.
Scott E. Eggener, MD Professor of Surgery (Urologic Oncology), University of Chicago Medicine. Profound Medical, Insightec (Consultant or Advisor); Janssen, Francis Medical (Meeting Participant or Lecturer).
Shelby Englert AUA. No Disclosures.
David A. Ginsberg, MD Professor of Clinical Urology, USC Institute of Urology. Procept, Bioness (Scientific Study or Trial); Urovant, Axonics (Consultant or Advisor).
Christopher M. Gonzalez, MD, MBA Albert J Jr. and Claire R Speh Professor and Chair, Department of Urology, Loyola University Medical Center. Aurasense (Investment Interest).
James Hu, MD, MPH Ronald P. Lynch Professor of Urologic Oncology, Director of the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. Eigen (Meeting Participant or Lecturer).
Patrick Kerley AUA. No Disclosures.
Andrew T. Jones, PhD Director of Psychometrics and Research, American Board of Surgery. No Disclosures.
Kate H. Kraft, MD Associate Professor, Residency Program Director, Department of Urology, University of Michigan Medical School. No Disclosures.
H. Henry Lai, MD Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Anesthesiology, Director of Research, Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine. Medtronic, National Institutes of Health, Allergan (Scientific Study or Trial); Teva, Aquinox, MicroGenDx, Neuspera (Consultant or Advisor).
Maxwell V. Meng, MD Professor and Chief of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco. Bristol Myers Squibb, Auris (Consultant or Advisor).
Rosalia Misseri, MD Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Chief of Pediatric Urology, Riley Children’s Health at IU Health. No Disclosures.
Victor Nitti, MD Chair, AUA Office of Education, Professor of Urology and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Shlomo Raz Chair in Urology, Chief, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Serenity Pharmaceuticals (Investment Interest); Medtronic, Amphora (Scientific Study or Trial).
Leslie Rickey, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Departments of Urology and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Fellowship Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Yale School of Medicine. Renovia, UroCure (Consultant or Advisor).
Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, MD Professor of Urology, Division of Urology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, Chief of Urology, VA NJ Health Care System. No Disclosures.
Wade J. Sexton, MD Senior Member and Professor, Urologic Oncology Fellowship Director, Department of Genitourinary Oncology, Director of Robotics, Moffitt Cancer Center. No Disclosures.
Ojas Shah, MD George F. Cahill Professor of Urology, Director, Division of Endourology and Stone Disease, Director, Endourology Fellowship; Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Boston Scientific, Applaud Medical (Consultant or Advisor); Coloplast (Meeting Participant or Lecturer); NJ Kidney Stone Center (Investment Interest).
Aseem R. Shukla, MD Endowed Chair and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Division of Urology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Professor of Urology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. No Disclosures.
Jessica Siculietano AUA. No Disclosures.
Stacy T. Tanaka, MD, MS Professor of Urology and Pediatrics, Medical Director of Pediatric Spina Bifida Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Spina Bifida Newborn Urologic Protocol at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital (Scientific Study or Trial).
Tracey Small Wilson, MD Associate Professor of Urology and OB/Gyn, Co-Director Female Pelvic Medicine and Reproductive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham. No Disclosures.
CME CREDITS EXPIRATION:
Please note: CME Credits expire after three years of original release date. Answers must be submitted by the CME credits expiration deadline to receive credit for that year. Refer to CME expiration table below:
|CME Credits Expiration Date|
|2021 SASP||December 31, 2023|
|2020 SASP||December 31, 2022|
|2019 SASP||December 31, 2021|
|2018 and prior years||Not eligible for CME credits.|
Original Release Date: January 2021 Expiration Date: December 2023
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:
To earn credit, participants must designate answers for each of the 150 multiple-choice questions, answering at least 50% of the test questions correctly, submit the online evaluation and claim CME.
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 activity for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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™.
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.
Reproduction Permission: The material contained in this examination is protected under U.S. Copyright law. Duplication of any part of this examination by any means including, but not limited to, photographic reproduction is a FEDERAL OFFENSE.
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.
In order to be awarded credit and a certificate, learners must:
- Read the educational material provided.
- Designate answers for each of the 150 multiple-choice questions, answering 50% of the test questions correctly.
- Submit Results to AUA (Step 3 in the online exam).
- Complete the evaluation.
- Answers received by the Friday of each week will be awarded CME credit the following Monday.
- Print your certificate.
- Login to AUAUniversity with your AUA ID and password.
- Click on the My Transcripts Tab at the top of the page.
- Select Self-Assessment Study Program SASP (2021).
Reproduction Permission: The material contained in each of these examinations is protected under U.S. Copyright law. Duplication of any part of these examinations by any means including, but not limited to, photographic reproduction is a Federal Offense.