Oral Board Review Course 181 (2018)
The purpose of 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 in Dallas. 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 exam sessions as well as individualized coaching sessions, case role play practice sessions, a dinner session with our expert faculty who will offer tips and tricks for taking the exam, and more! In addition to experiencing mock oral exams that are realistic, attendees will also receive guidance from expert oral examiners and the opportunity to refine thought process, communication skills and decision-making ability.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Practice the format of the oral board exam
- Utilize interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange
- Demonstrate skills to effectively manage anxiety and “exam nerves”
- Develop greater self-awareness and confidence in oral examination
- Apply the experience gained in the AUA Oral Board Review Course to better prepare or the oral board exam
Friday, January 26, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Early Check in will be available Thursday evening 7:00-8:30PM
- Early Registration
- 2 –75 minute Mock Exams
- General Session and Dinner with the Faculty
- Additional Preparation Sessions, take home cases, coaching, etc.
- -Boxed lunch for registered attendees.
Thursday, January 25, 2018:
Groups 1-3 Early Registration
Friday, January 26, 2018
*Varies depending on sessions. Break could be 45 to 75 minutes. Final Group Schedules will be sent 1 week prior to the course.
Dinner and General Session for all Attendees with Faculty :Tips &Tricks/ABU Process
To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.
Room Rate: $229 single/double occupancy. Make your reservation online or call 972-973-1234. Reference the AUA Oral Board Review Course to receive the special group rate. Once the AUA group block is full, which may be prior to the cut-off date, the AUA is unable to guarantee rooms at this rate or at this hotel.
Thursday, January 4, 2018.
Guest rooms may not be available at the AUA special rate after this date.
3 p.m. Noon
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 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.
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 6.00 Non-Physician Participation