Live from AUA2021: Highlights in Overactive Bladder (2021)
Live from AUA2021: Highlights in Overactive Bladder is a panel discussion filmed LIVE at the 2021 AUA Annual Meeting!
This activity is designed to increase the urologist’s understanding of how to translate the latest scientific advances into their routine clinical practice, improving the care of patients with OAB. Panelists will review currently available agents as well as third line therapies, including the pros and cons of each option, and the current data regarding outcomes to facilitate proper patient counseling. Patient communication, including goal setting with respect to realistic expectations of therapy and therapeutic algorithms are important factors in improving patient outcomes.
This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from:
At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:
- Define the similarities and differences between the various oral pharmacotherapies for OAB and discuss the potential future pharmacological pathways and therapies.
- Realize the importance of setting proper patient expectations regarding treatment of OAB and the potential need for sequential and even additive therapies.
- Discuss optimal use of third line therapies in order to maximize clinical benefit.
- Adeptly counsel patients on the pros and cons and risks and benefits of each of the third line therapies for OAB.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:
Learners will participate in this online educational activity by taking the pretest, viewing the webcast and/or listening to the podcast 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: 1.0 hours
Release Date: September, 2021
Expiration Date: September, 2024
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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 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™.
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Non-Physician Participation
Registration for this course is complimentary.
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