2020 Guideline: Advanced Prostate Cancer Webcast (2020)

This course will review the important and newly updated 2020 AUA Guidelines on Metastatic Hormone Sensitive (HSPC) and Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC). This includes a thorough discussion of new trials and approval of agents directed at the androgen axis for treatment of M1 HSPC and non-metastatic MO CRPC. Faculty will highlight the management of patients with advanced prostate cancer, including mHSPC, nmCRPC, and CRPC, and how therapeutic options have been incorporated into evidence-based guidelines. Also, the role of genetic testing (germline and somatic) in the evaluation of M1HSPC and CRPC, as well as discuss new developments and future research needs for this topic. The course will showcase clinical scenarios in urological practice and the correct application of the new AUA Advanced, Metastatic and CRPC guidelines in those instances. This course will be a benefit to practicing urologists, oncologists, advanced practice providers, as well as residents/fellows and clinicians preparing for their certification and re-certification exams, respectively.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Support provided by independent educational grants from:

  • Astellas
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Genentech
  • Merck
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Sanofi Genzyme

Target Audience

  • Urologists
  • Residents
  • Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants)

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze breakthrough treatments in the management of advanced and metastatic hormone sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC) and castration resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).
  2. Identify the active agents and their mechanism of action in the management of mHSPC, nmCRPC and mCRPC.
  3. Describe the indications and combinations for treatment with approved agents in the management of mHSPC.
  4. Describe the sequencing and indications for active treatment with approved agents in the management of nmCRPC.
  5. Review the evidence and outcomes on the treatment of M1 HSPC, MO CRPC and M1 CRPC as outlined in the newly updated AUA Advanced, Metastatic and CRPC guidelines.
  6. Improve diagnostic and therapeutic decision making processes by illustrating the application of these guidelines in urological practice.
  7. Identify the role of genetic testing in men with advanced, metastatic and CRPC.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
07/08/2020
Course expires: 
07/08/2021
Rating: 
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Education Council Disclosures

Education Council Disclosures

AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: 

Learners will participate in this online educational activity by taking the pretest, viewing the webcast and completing the posttest and evaluation. To claim CME credit for this enduring material, learners must complete the posttest, passing with 80% accuracy and submit the program evaluation.

Estimated time to complete this activity: 1.50 hours

Release Date: July, 2020
Expiration Date: July, 2021

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 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 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

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.

Available Credit

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