Fundamentals in Urology Optional Courses (2017)

June 16, 2017


Held a day prior to the Fundamentals in Urology Course, the Pathology optional course provides urologists and allied health professionals an overview of the main pathological characteristics and biology of common neoplasms of the kidney, urinary tract, prostate and testis.



Held a day prior to the Fundamentals in Urology Course, the Urodynamics optional course provides a detailed overview of urodynamic testing techniques and pitfalls including hydrodynamic principles. Emphasis is placed on the interpretation of urodynamics, including recognizing abdominal and detrusor physiologic events, urethral resistance during bladder filling and micturition, urinary incontinence, and recognition of physiologic and technical artifacts.

Target Audience

  • Urology Resident
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe the common tumors and their top differential diagnoses in a given GU organ and clinicopathological setting.
  2. Identify the important pathological features, molecular alterations and behavior of common GU tumor entities.
  3. Interpret the latest classification schemes, contemporary grading practices and commonly used ancillary techniques in pathologic diagnosis.
  4. Determine the essential elements in the pathology reporting of common GU tumors and discuss their clinical relevance.
  5. Apply knowledge of lower urinary tract function and electronic measurement of pressure, flow and electromyography to performance of a multichannel urodynamic test including prestudy uroflowmetry, filling cystometrogram and voiding pressure flow study.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/16/2017 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/16/2017 - 4:00pm EDT

Friday, June 16, 2017


Optional Courses

8:00 - 9:00 am                   Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am – 12:00 pm         Optional Course #1 – Pathology

                                              Gladell Paner, MD


          12:00 – 1:00 pm                  Lunch – On Own


1:00- 4:00 pm                    Optional Course #2 – Urodynamics

                                               Mikel Gray, PhD

Omni Charlottesville Hotel
Charlottesville, VA
United States





Mikel L. Gray, Ph.D.

Laborie Medical

Meeting Participant or Lecturer


3M Inc.

Consultant or Advisor


Gladell Paner, MD

Amirsys, Inc.

Health Publishing



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 and enduring material for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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 forAMA 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

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


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