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2013 Annual Meeting Webcasts: Primary Care Update in Urology

Introduction/Activity Overview Statement of Need

The purpose of this program is to provide primary healthcare professionals with practical knowledge that will allow them to respond effectively to the needs of patients with urologic diseases. Topics to be addressed include hypogonadism, overactive bladder (OAB), urologic emergencies, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how to evaluate a patient for hypogonadism and discuss treatment options and follow-up care.
  • Outline a stepwise evaluation for the diagnosis of OAB in the geriatric patient and explain the rationale for selection of treatment.
  • Formulate a plan of action to respond effectively to three urologic emergencies (testicular torsion, penile fracture, and solitary kidney with obstruction) often seen first by primary healthcare professionals.
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of BPH and how to evaluate and treat a patient with this condition.

Faculty/Authors Disclosures

Howard N. Winfield, MD, Course Director

Tomas L. Griebling, MD

Matthew Thom, MD

Ken Nepple, MD





Howard N. Winfield, MD N/A Leadership Position, Health Publishing, Meeting Participant or Lecturer No
  North Central Section of AUA Leadership Position No
Tomas Griebling, MD Pfizer Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
  Medtronic Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial Yes
Matthew Thom, MD Nothing to Disclose    
Ken Nepple, MD Nothing to Disclose    

Acknowledgement for Support

Support provided by educational grants from the following companies:

Abbvie Astellas Lilly

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