Maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
January 31, 2018
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
Frederick Anthony Gulmi, MD
This one day course is designed for urologists and urology residents.
Urologists have an established history of the use of ultrasound in clinical practice. The availability of affordable, high-quality ultrasound instruments has permitted urologists to add renal, scrotal and bladder examinations to transrectal ultrasound of the prostate as part of the office practice of urology. Image-guided treatments such as cryotherapy and brachytherapy of the prostate and ablative therapies of renal tumors are also ultrasound dependent. Medicare utilization data demonstrates that urologists perform more residual urine determinations by ultrasound, scrotal ultrasound and renal ultrasound than any other specialist.
This course is designed to provide urologists and urology residents with the knowledge and basic skills necessary for performing urologic ultrasound. This one-day offering combines online training and testing (pre-course) with on-site, hands-on instruction in kidney, bladder and scrotal ultrasound. Participants are evaluated by didactic testing and direct observation by faculty members to determine if they have met the course objectives. Attendees who demonstrate the hands-on skills and who pass the didactic tests will receive a CME Level 2 certificate. Proficiency and facility in performing specific ultrasound examinations will be achieved by subsequently applying these acquired skills in clinical practice.
With the establishment of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) Accreditation Program for Ultrasound in the Practice of Urology, the AUA Hands-On Urologic Ultrasound courses provide an avenue for urologists to meet the training guidelines for the performance of ultrasound in the practice of urology.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
|Early Bird Registration||Standard Registration|
|On or before December 13, 2017||On or after December 14, 2017|
Registration includes the following online videos with posttests which must be completed prior to attending the course:
BUUONL2011 (Basic Urological Ultrasound Online)
ULTONL08-MG (Ultrasound of the Male Genitalia Online)
ULTONL08-KB (Ultrasound of the Kidneys and Bladder Online)
ULTONL08-TR (Ultrasound of the Prostate Online)
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.
AUA Education & Research reserves the right to cancel this course if a minimum enrollment is not reached before December 27, 2017. If AUA Education & Research cancels this course, registration fees will be refunded in full and notification will be sent by January 3, 2018.
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.
|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.|
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
1812 Verdugo Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91028
If you are attending the USC Institute of Urology's L.A. Live Practical Urology conference, please visit their website to book at one of their recommended hotels. Taxis are available at these hotels to transport you to the AUA Hands-On course location.
Nearby hotels to the AUA course at Verdugo Hills Hospital include:
Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale & Executive Meeting Center
100 W Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, CA 91202
21 W Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91103
The Westin Pasadena
191 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
The above hotels are within a 15 minute taxi ride to the AUA course location, and taxis are available to take attendees to the course location.
Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.
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 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim 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 for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
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.
All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) participating in an educational activity provided by the AUA 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.
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:
It is the policy of the AUA to require the disclosure of all references to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices prior to the presentation of educational content. 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.
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 American Urological Association (AUA).
Registration and 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 registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.
The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.
Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the AUA.
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.