Oral Board Review Course (2020)

Dallas, TX US
January 17, 2020 to January 18, 2020

This course is SOLD OUT! For additional exam prep resources, check out the Oral Board Study Guide App.  To join the wait list, contact education@AUAnet.org.


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 case role play practice sessions, a guidelines review, 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.

 

Attendees must choose the Friday OR Saturday Program when registering but not both. 

Please select which group you wish to be in at the time of registration.  The selection is a first come basis and will be completed once you register. Your group selection determines your arrival and departure time. If your arrival time is delayed, you will not be able to reschedule your mock oral examination.


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Registration Fees
 

 

Live Course 

Early Bird Registration
(on or before December 6, 2019)

Live Course

Standard Registration
(On or after December 7, 2019)

Oral Board Study Guide App*

AUA Member$1495$1795$150
AUA Non-Member$1865$2245

*Discounted Pricing on the Oral Board Study Guide App Only For Course Registrants (Regularly $300) 

 

Target Audience

  • Urologist

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Practice the format of the oral board exam
  2. Utilize interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange
  3. Demonstrate skills to effectively manage anxiety and "exam nerves"
  4. Develop greater self-awareness and confidence in oral examination
  5. Apply the experience gained in the AUA Oral Board Review Course to better prepare them for the oral board exam
    Course summary
    Course opens: 
    06/27/2019
    Course expires: 
    01/18/2023
    Event starts: 
    01/17/2020 - 7:00am
    Event ends: 
    01/18/2020 - 5:00pm
    Price:
    $2,245.00
    Rating: 
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    Friday Program Includes:

    • Early Registration available Thursday
    • 2 –75 Minute Mock Exams
    • Individualized Feedback from Expert Examiners
    • Role Play Session with Take Home Cases
    • Additional Preparation Sessions, Case Discussions with Experts, Guidelines Review, etc.
    • Lunch Included
    • Dinner and General Session for all Course Attendees with the Faculty including Tips & Tricks 
    • Special Discount Pricing of the Oral Board Study Guide APP for Course Attendees

    Thursday, January 16, 2020

    7:00-8:30 p.m.

    Groups 1-3  Early Registration

    Friday, January 17, 2020

    7:00-8:00 a.m.

    Registration

    8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Morning Sessions

    12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

    Break

    1:15-5:45 p.m.

    Afternoon Sessions

    6:45-8:15 p.m.

    Dinner and General Session for all Attendees with Faculty

    Tips &Tricks

    8:15 p.m.

    Course Adjourns

    OR

    Saturday Program* Includes:

    *Begins with Dinner and General Session with the Faculty on Friday at 6:45 p.m.

    • Early Registration available Friday
    • 2 –75 Minute Mock Exams
    • Individualized Feedback from Expert Examiners
    • Role Play Session with Take Home Cases
    • Additional Preparation Sessions, Case Discussions with Experts, Guidelines Review, etc.
    • Lunch Included
    • Dinner and General Session for all Course Attendees with the Faculty including Tips & Tricks 
    • Special Discount Pricing of the Oral Board Study Guide APP for Course Attendees

    Friday, January 17, 2020

    4:45- 6:00 p.m.

    Groups 4-6 Early Registration

    6:45-8:15 p.m.

    Dinner and General Session for all Attendees with Faculty: Tips &Tricks

    Saturday, January 18, 2020

    6:15 – 7:15 a.m.

    Registration

    7:15– 11:45 a.m..

    Morning  Sessions

    11:45 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.

    Break

    12:30 – 5:00 p.m.

    Afternoon Sessions

    5:00 p.m.

    Course Adjourns

    Grand Hyatt DFW International Airport
    2337 South International Parkway
    Dallas, TX 75261
    United States

     

    Hotel Information            

    Grand Hyatt DFW
    2337 South International Parkway
    Dallas, TX 75261-9045

    Grand Hyatt DFW Hotel

     

    The AUA recommends that you register for the course BEFORE making travel arrangements. Once the meeting capacity is reached, which may be prior to the early-bird date, the AUA is unable to guarantee a spot in the course.

    A peaceful oasis with state-of-the-art sophistication, the newly enhanced incomparable DFW airport hotel sets the bar for all others. Warm design elements and subdued lighting evoke a European boutique atmosphere. Seamlessly integrated into International Terminal D and accessible by SkyLink or Terminal Link, Grand Hyatt DFW provides a pampered experience for all. Slumber serenely in especially sound-proofed guestrooms featuring plush Hyatt Grand Beds™ and deluxe granite baths with separate shower and soaking tub. 

    To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.

    Room Rate: $245 single/double occupancy. To make your reservation, call 972-973-1234. Reference the American Urological Association 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.

    Cut-off Date: Friday, December 20, 2019 . Guest rooms may not be available at the AUA special rate after this date.

    Check-in: 3 p.m.
    Check-out: Noon

     

    Questions?

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

    Travel

    Please note: When utilizing a navigation app, the Hotel recommends using the address for DFW Airport and then following the street signs to Grand Hyatt DFW in Terminal D on the departures level. 

    Grand Hyatt DFW, located inside Terminal D near Gate 22, is pleased to offer an 8,100 space covered "smart" parking garage. Convenient self-parking is complimentary for hotel guests. Please see our front desk personnel for a parking voucher upon check out or anytime you’re leaving the airport property. 

    Valet parking is also available for a fee. Grand Hyatt DFW's valet stand is located on the departures level, near gates D22-24. Please contact the hotel for the most up-to-date rates at 972-973-1234.

    Transportation: Located in Terminal D near Gate 22, there are no transportation costs to reach Grand Hyatt DFW from DFW Airport terminals. If coming from another terminal, travelers have several options:

    Skylink: For Ticketed passengers only with carry-on luggage, no checked luggage

    • DFW Airport's complimentary high-speed train
    • Located inside security
    • Continual service; trains arrive every few minutes
    • Follow signs to the Skylink, and take the train to Terminal D/Grand Hyatt
    • Exit Skylink and follow signs to Grand Hyatt

    Terminal Link: For all passengers - ticketed or un-ticketed, with or without luggage

    • DFW Airport's complimentary shuttle bus
    • Curbside on Arrivals/Luggage Claim level
    • Pickup every five minutes
    • If you have checked luggage, proceed to baggage claim
    • Follow signs outside to Terminal Link
    • Wait for Terminal D/Grand Hyatt Terminal Link Bus that will bring you to the hotel entrance

    Additional transportation information and directions. For more information on transportation options once checked in as a guest of Grand Hyatt DFW, please contact the on-site concierge at 972-973-1234.

    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.


    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.

    Available Credit

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    Course opens: 
    06/27/2019
    Course expires: 
    01/18/2023
     
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    Attendees must choose the Friday Program OR Saturday Program when registering. Can choose either/or, not both.

     

    AUA Members save 20%! For more information on membership benefits, visit www.AUAnet.org/Join

     

    Registration Fees

     

    Live Course 

    Early Bird Registration
    (on or before December 6, 2019)

    Live Course

    Standard Registration
    (On or after December 7, 2019)

    Oral Board Study Guide App*

    AUA Member$1495$1795$150
    AUA Non-Member$1865$2245

    *Discounted Pricing on the Oral Board Study Guide App Only For Course Registrants (Regularly $300) 

    Register on or before December 6th to save 25%!

     

    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.

    ​​​​​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 December 13, 2019. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, notification will be sent by December 20, 2019.

     

    AUA Participant Information and 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.