Fundamentals in Urology Optional Courses (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.
- Urology Resident
- Allied Health Professionals
After attending this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the common tumors and their top differential diagnoses in a given GU organ and clinicopathological setting.
- Identify the important pathological features, molecular alterations and behavior of common GU tumor entities.
- Interpret the latest classification schemes, contemporary grading practices and commonly used ancillary techniques in pathologic diagnosis.
- Determine the essential elements in the pathology reporting of common GU tumors and discuss their clinical relevance.
- 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.
Friday, June 16, 2017
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
Mikel L. Gray, Ph.D.
Meeting Participant or Lecturer
Consultant or Advisor
Gladell Paner, MD
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 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.
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.
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 6.00 Non-Physician Participation