Life Long Learning Prep Course: A Focused Review (2019)

Denver, CO US
September 6, 2019 to September 7, 2019

Preparing for the ABU Knowledge Assessment?

NEW Location for 2019!  Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO

The purpose of the Life Long Learning Prep Course: A Focused Review is to prepare attendees for the ABU Knowledge Assessment. This course will be practice focused and will offer practical and clinically-specific updates. It will highlight the AUA guidelines and address general urology practice issues that can be expected on the knowledge assessment. The course will model the the structure of the ABU exam by covering Core/General Urology on the first day followed by a pre-selected breakout in one of four areas on the second day. 

Breakout sessions include the following (Attendees will choose 1 of the 4)

  • Module 1: Oncology, Urinary Diversion and Adrenal
  • Module 2: Calculi, Laparoscopy-Robotics and Upper Tract Obstruction
  • Module 3: Impotence, Infertility and Andrology
  • Module 4: Neurogenic Bladder, Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, BPH, and Urethral Stricture

Sample multiple choice practice questions as well as case based discussions and debates will be utilized to prepare attendees for the upcoming knowledge assessment.  For more information on ABU Recertification, please visit http://www.abu.org/recertification/.

Register Now--Spaces Limited!

Must choose 1 of the 4 content specific modules. Registration includes the Core/General Urology (Day 1) as well as 1 of the 4 specified modules (Day 2). 

Attend the Live Course (includes live course, webcasts, and full color syllabus), or prepare from the comfort of your own home with the Webcast Only!


Registration Fees
 

 

Live Course*

Early Bird Registration
(On or before August 2, 2019)

Live Course*

Standard Registration
(On or after August 3, 2019)

Webcast
Only

AUA Member$1325.00$1550$845.00
AUA Non-Member$1550.00$1730$1045.00


 

*Includes registration for Life Long Learning live course, course webcasts, and full color syllabus.

Webcast will be available to view on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

Target Audience

  • Urologist

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

Core Urology:

  1. Review generally accepted urological practices for superior patient care.
  2. Discuss a core knowledge of urology necessary for taking the ABU Knowledge Assessment.
  3. Examine the most recent changes and additions to the AUA guidelines.

Module 1: Oncology, Urinary Diversion and Adrenal:

  1. Discuss the appropriate indications for and use diagnostic tests in the management of urologic cancers.
  2. Enhance ability to make guideline-based decisions regarding management of common urologic cancers.
  3. Recognize and execute appropriate measures to prevent and manage complications resulting for management intervention for urologic cancers.
  4. Develop and employ a disease stage appropriate surveillance schedule during post management follow-up of urologic cancers.

Module 2: Calculi, Laparoscopy-Robotics and Upper Tract Obstruction:

  1. Apply AUA guidelines towards the medical and surgical management of kidney stones.
  2. Describe the effects of laparoscopy on the surgical patient and appreciate the potential complications.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the techniques of robotic urological surgery.

Module 3: Impotence, Infertility and Andrology:

  1. Review the appropriate indications for and use of diagnostic tests in the evaluation and management of male infertility.
  2. Develop the ability to make guideline-based decisions regarding the evaluation and management of male sexual disorders, including erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease and priapism.
  3. Discuss the evaluation and appropriate treatment indications of hypogonadism, with enhanced ability to review the risks and benefits of testosterone replacement therapy.
  4. Enhance ability to provide guideline-based vasectomy care.

Module 4: Neurogenic Bladder, Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, BPH and Urethral Stricture:

  1. Discuss the underlying pathophysiology that contributes to lower urinary tract symptoms.
  2. Determine appropriate evaluation and treatment for lower urinary tract dysfunction.
  3. Evaluate and treat neurogenic bladder.

 

Course summary
Course opens: 
03/12/2019
Course expires: 
09/07/2022
Event starts: 
09/06/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/07/2019 - 6:00pm
Price:
$1,730.00
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Scientific Program
Core Urology
Friday, September 6, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 amIntroduction & ARS
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD & Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
8:15 – 9:30 amGeneral Cancer 1 (Localized/Advanced Prostate, Localized Kidney)
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
9:30 – 9:45 amBreak
9:45 – 10:45 amGeneral Cancer 2 (Bladder, Upper Tract TCC, Advanced Kidney)
Siamak Daneshmand, MD
10:45 – 11:30 amMedical Urology: Hypertension, Fluids and Electrolytes, Nephrology
Sarah Elfering, MD
11:30 am – 12:15 pmTrauma
Caleb Kovell, MD
12:15 – 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 – 2:00 pmGeriatric Urology
Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH
2:00 – 2:45 pmComplications of Urologic Surgery
Jay D. Raman, MD
2:45 – 3:00 pmBreak
3:00 – 3:45 pmEndocrine
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD & Sarah Elfering
3:45 – 4:30 pmStones (not metabolic stones)
Kevan  M. Sternberg, MD
4:30 – 5:00 pmProstate Evaluation/Biopsy
Jay D. Raman, MD
5:00 – 5:30 pmInfection
Robert J. Evans, MD, FACS
5:30 – 6:15 pmNetworking Reception

Saturday, September 7, 2019
7:00 – 7:30 amRegistration & Breakfast
7:30 – 8:00 amRadiology/Radiation Safety
Robert Marcovich, MD
8:00 – 9:30 amOffice Based Practice and Guidelines (UTI's hematuria, genital pain, etc.)
Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH
9:30 – 9:45 amBreak

Module 1: Oncology, Urinary Diversion and Adrenal
Moderator: Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
September 7, 2019
9:45 – 10:15 amUpper Tract Tumors/Urinary Diversion
Siamak Daneshmand, MD
10:15 – 11:00 amProstate Cancer – Localized
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
11:00 – 11:45 amTesticular Cancer
Badrinath R. Konety, MD, MBA
11:45 am – 12:45 pmLunch
12:45 – 1:30 pmPenile/Urethral Cancer
Badrinath R. Konety, MD, MBA
1:30 – 2:15 pmUrothelial Bladder Cancer
Siamak Daneshmand, MD
2:15 – 3:00 pmAdrenal
Viraj A. Master, MD, PhD
3:00 – 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 – 4:00 pmKidney Cancer
Viraj A. Master, MD, PhD
4:00 – 4:45 pmProstate Cancer – Advanced
Mark L. Gonzalgo, MD, PhD
4:45 – 5:30 pmMock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
5:30 pmAdjourn

Module 2: Calculus Laparoscopy–Robotics and Upper Tract Obstruction
Moderator: Stephen V. Jackman, MD
September 7, 2019
9:45 – 10:15 amObstruction
Kevan M. Sternberg, MD
10:15 – 11:00 amCalculus Disease – Surgical Management of RenalCaluli
Kevan M. Sternberg, MD
11:00 – 11:45 amCalculus Disease – Surgical Management of Ureteric Caluli
Robert Marcovich, MD
11:45 – 12:45 pmLunch
12:45 – 1:30 pmCalculus Disease – Medical Management
Robert Marcovich, MD
1:30 – 2:15 pmPrinciples of Laparoscopy/Robotics
Stephen V. Jackman, MD
2:15 – 3:00 pmOncologic Minimally Invasive Surgery – Indication/Techniques
Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS
3:00 – 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 – 4:00 pmComplications of Minimally Invasive Surgery – Lap/Robotics/EndoPrin
Stephen V. Jackman, MD
4:00 – 4:45 pmNon–Oncologic Minimally Invasive Surgery Indications/Techniques
Fernando J. Kim, MD, MBA, FACS
4:45 – 5:30 pmMock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
5:30 pmAdjourn

Module 3: Impotence, Infertility and Andrology
Moderator: Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
September 7, 2019
9:45 – 10:30 amErectile Dysfunction
Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD
10:30 – 11:00 amEjaculatory Dysfunction
David Shin, MD
11:00 – 11:45 amMale Infertility: Evaluation and Medical Management
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
11:45 am – 12:45 pmLunch
12:45 – 1:30 pmPeyronie's Disease
Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD
1:30 – 2:15 pmAndrology
David Shin, MD
2:15 – 3:00 pmMale Infertility: Surgical Management
Daniel H. Williams, IV, MD
3:00 – 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 – 4:00 pmPriapism
Nelson E. Bennett Jr., MD
4:00 – 4:45 pmContraception/Vasectomy
David Shin, MD
4:45 – 5:30 pmMock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
5:30 pmAdjourn

Module 4: Neurogenic Bladder, Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology, BPH and Urethral Stricture
Moderator: Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
September 7, 2019
9:45 – 10:30 amIncontinence (Male and Female)
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
10:30 – 11:00 amFistula
Christopher J. Chermansky, MD
11:00 – 11:45 amPelvic Organ Prolapse and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
11:45 am – 12:45 pmLunch
12:45 – 1:30 pmNeurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction
John T. Stoffel, MD
1:30 – 2:15 pmBPH
Benjamin M. Brucker, MD
2:15 – 3:00 pmUrethral Stricture
John T. Stoffel, MD
3:00 – 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 – 4:00 pmLower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Overactive Bladder, Interstitial Cystitis, PBS
Christopher J. Chermansky, MD
4:00 – 4:45 pmUrodynamics
Christopher J. Chermansky, MD
4:45 – 5:30 pmMock Multiple Choice Exam and Review
All Faculty
5:30 pmAdjourn
Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States
+1 (303) 436-1234

For live course registrants- see below hotel information. For webcast only registrants, your purchase is for virtual access to this course only.


Hotel Information            

Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center

650 15th Street

Denver, CO 80202

Hyatt Regency Denver At Colorado Convention Center

 

To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.
$129 single/double occupancy. Please book our special group rate online here. You may also call the hotel directory at (303)-436-1234 and reference the American Urological Association when making your reservation to receive the special group rate.

Cut-off Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019.  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.

Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.

 

Denver International Airport (DEN) is 27 miles from the hotel. Please visit the hotel’s website for more information here.

Car Rental
Hertz is pleased to offer special discounted car rental rates to AUA course and meeting attendees. Make your reservation online or call 1-800-654-2240. Mention the AUA discount code CV# 053G0001

Questions?

Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.

 

 


 

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 and enduring activity for a maximum of 16.50 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.


AUA PARTICIPANT INFORMATION & POLICIES

Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.

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Course opens: 
03/12/2019
Course expires: 
09/07/2022
 
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Price:
$1,730.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Must choose 1 of the 4 content specific modules. Registration includes the Core/General Urology (Day 1) as well as 1 of the 4 specified modules (Day 2). 

Two Purchase Options: Live Course (includes registration for live course, webcasts and full color printed syllabus), or Webcast Only

 

Course Registration Fees

 

Live Course*

Early Bird Registration
(on or before August 2, 2019)

Live Course*

Standard Registration
(On or after August 3, 2019)

Webcast
Only

AUA Member$1325.00$1550$845.00
AUA Non-Member$1550.00$1730$1045.00

 

*Includes registration for Life Long Learning live course, course webcasts, and full color syllabus.

Webcast will be available to view on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

 

Cancellation Policy


LIVE COURSE

An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course.

WEBCAST

Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund.

​​​​​REGISTRATION TRANSFER

Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than to six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund.

Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912.  Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.

AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before August 2, 2019. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, notification will be sent by August 9, 2019.