Event Date/Time: Aug 13, 2010
End Date/Time: Aug 15, 2010
Aug 13, 2010
Early Registration Date:
Jul 01, 2010
This activity is designed for urologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, residents and nurses who are interested in advancing their knowledge about health issues including prostate cancer, benign prostate diseases, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, and kidney and bladder dysfunction.
By the conclusion of this course, the participants should be able to:
1. Understand the pathophysiology and medical evaluation of kidney stones.
2. Understand the evaluation and therapy for priapism and Peyronieâ€™s Disease.
3. Understand the current role of systemic targeted therapy and surgery for advanced renal cancer, and with the initial management of small, incidental renal masses.
4. Understand the process and the financial impact of practice guidelines and health care reform.
5. Become familiar with the mechanism and processes for maintaining specialty board certification.
6. Become well-versed in the surgical and non-surgical management of non-invasive bladder cancer.
7. Familiarize with the various options for the management and evaluation of men with interstitial cystitis.
8. Understand the mechanisms that predispose to the development of prostate cancer and become familiar with the recent advances in the imaging of prostate cancer.
9. Become familiar with the recent advances in the field of bone health in men being treated for advanced prostate cancer.
10. Understand the role and benefits of practice guidelines for localized prostate cancer.
11. Understand the relative benefits of various ablative technologies used to treat BPH.
Albany Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Albany Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14 .0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.