ABOUT THE COURSE

NEEDS

Care of urologic patients has become increasingly complex. The rapid pace of clinical research and new surgical innovations is accelerating across all the sub-specialties of urology. Consequently, it now is critically important that those both physicians, physician extenders and nurses involved in urologic patient care stay abreast of recent developments.

ACCREDITATION AND CME POLICY

American College of Legal Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. American College of Legal Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of (15.75) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is being presented without bias and with commercial support.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the meeting, participants should be able to:

Prostate

  • Novel imaging modalities and biomarkers use in diagnosing and staging prostate cancer
  • Understand the prostate cancer localized prostate cancer guidelines
  • Determine the most appropriate methods for selecting patients for active surveillance of prostate cancer
  • Discuss new uses and indications for abiraterone, apalutamide, and enzalutamide as best for men with advanced prostate cancer
  • Discuss the evolving role of the Urologist in the management of advanced prostate cancer
  • Evaluate the use of focal therapy for localized prostate cancer

Bladder/Penis

  • Discuss current and future bladder preservation protocols for management of muscle invasive bladder cancer
  • Discuss the options for treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer for BCG failures
  • Discuss penile transplant surgery
  • Discuss the penile cancer guidelines

Kidney/Testes

  • Review the Role of surgery in managing metastatic RCC
  • Discuss the expanding role of immunotherapy in kidney, bladder and prostate cancer
  • Review evidence and comparative risks/benefits of managing small renal masses through active surveillance
  • Discuss the guidelines for medical and surgical management of kidney stone disease
  • Understand the guidelines for advanced tetes cancer

Female Urology / Urodynamics

  • Review surgical techniques and guidelines for urethral stricture
  • Discuss the utility of urodynamic testing for evaluating stress incontinence and voiding dysfunction
  • Discuss male and female urinary incontinence diagnosis and treatment

Men’s Health/Laparoscopy

  • Discuss sexual function rehabilitation following pelvic surgery
  • Understand management of laparoscopic complications
  • Discuss teaching robotic surgery methods
  • Discuss the guidelines for male sexual dysfunction
  • Review what impact endogenous testosterone levels and testosterone therapy have on the risks of men developing prostate cancer and of experiencing disease progression while on active surveillance or following definitive therapy

Pediatric Urology

  • Discuss hypospadias surgical management
  • Describe exstrophy management
  • Discuss management of pediatric incontinence
  • Describe appropriate evaluation and management of male adolescents with a varicocele

BPH/Infection

  • Understand the role and efficacy of Urolift and RESUME therapy for BPH
  • Discuss contemporary management of female incontinence
  • Discuss male and female nocturia management