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Available Programs

A list of educational programs potentially available include the following:

Best of AUA Meeting-International

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Best of AUA Meeting-International brings the highlights of the AUA Annual Meeting to you, where you work and live. Each year, a panel of AUA experts selects top abstracts and key plenary presentations from the AUA Annual Meeting and licenses the Best of AUA program to urological organizations around the world.

For more information about the Best of AUA Meeting-International, including eligibility requirements and proposal guidelines, please contact international@AUAnet.org.

Best of AUA International licensee packages include:

  1. Access to the use of 50 abstracts from the AUA Annual Meeting, pre-selected by a panel of AUA experts.
  2. Original slides from the AUA Annual Meeting presentation of the selected abstracts and key plenary talks (to the extent that permission is granted from the original presenter) for presentation after the AUA Annual Meeting.
  3. Use of the Best of AUA© name and logo.
  4. Use of AUA endorsement statement for meeting materials ("Best of AUA Program, licensed and endorsed by AUA").
  5. Limited marketing assistance provided by AUA.

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Joint Symposia

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An educational session typically held before or during a conference or the annual meeting of the requesting organization. The session includes speakers from both AUA and the requesting organization. Topics and speakers are to be mutually agreed upon by both organizations. To request a Joint Symposia at your event, please complete and submit the Joint Symposia Application Form or email international@AUAnet.org.

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Advanced Educational Courses

AUA partners with societies and countries whose members are actively engaged in the AUA to provide high-quality training for urologists at all levels of expertise. Advanced Educational Courses (minimum of 1-day program) are designed for experienced urologists and are developed in collaboration with the host organization. Courses can be adapted from existing AUA curricula or past educational programs.

For more information on licensing opportunities for AUA's Advanced Educational Courses, please email international@AUAnet.org.

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Individuals and representatives of the global urologic community are encouraged to submit an application.

Urologic topics currently offered as Advanced Educational Courses include:

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State-of-the-Art Educational Courses

AUA partners with societies and countries whose members are actively engaged in the AUA to provide high-level training for urologists at all levels of expertise. State-of-the-Art Educational Courses (minimum 2.5 hours) address topics/subjects for urology professionals at the post-graduate level and are developed in collaboration with the host organization. Courses can be adapted from existing AUA curricula or past educational programs.

For more information on licensing opportunities for AUA's State-of-the-Art Educational Courses please email international@AUAnet.org.

Individuals and representatives of the global urologic community are encouraged to submit an application.

Urologic topics currently offered as State-of-the-Art Educational Courses include:

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Urology Instructional Review Course and In-Service Examination

An educational session typically three (3) days in duration that address topics/subjects for urology professionals at the Chief Resident level. Urology Instructional Review Courses prepare participants for post-graduate practice and related board examinations. The AUA provides a customized examination to participants with post-exam reports provided to the applicant society and individual participant regarding their knowledge base and peer scores. To request an instructional review course and examination for your society or country, please submit an application.

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Eligibility Requirements
The AUA insists that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) be executed between the AUA and the requesting society. The requesting society needs to commit to sponsoring or recruiting at least 100 new AUA International Residents-in-Training members from their country. This allows the Course participants to have access to the AUA Urology Core Curriculum, and thereby enhances their educational experience. Applications for this type of course should be completed and processed prior to the instructional course and exam taking place. The requesting society also guarantees that at least 75 attendees will participate in the course and exam. Local costs for hosting the course and exam are the responsibility of the requesting society including local hosting costs for AUA faculty (e.g., hotel accommodations, ground transportation, etc.). The AUA will be responsible for the airfare for AUA Faculty participating in the course/exam. The requesting society is encouraged to seek commercial/industry support to cover such costs.

For more information on licensing opportunities for AUA's Urology Instructional Review Courses and In-Service Examinations please email international@AUAnet.org.

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Basic Laparoscopic Training Courses

A two-day hands-on educational session scheduled independently or in conjunction with a conference or annual meeting of the applicant organization (1 day didactic; 1 day hands-on). The session includes laparoscopic faculty from both the AUA and applicant organization. Courses address basic laparoscopic training techniques and instruction for urology professionals typically at the post-graduate level.

To request or view a sample training curriculum and associated licensing fees for a Basic Laparoscopic Training Course, please submit an application.

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Advanced Laparoscopic Training Courses

A two-day hands-on educational session scheduled independently or in conjunction with a conference or annual meeting of the applicant organization (1 day didactic; 1 day hands-on). The session includes laparoscopic faculty from the AUA and applicant organization. Courses address advanced laparoscopic training techniques and instruction for urology professionals at the post-graduate level.

To request or view a sample training curriculum and associated licensing fees for an Advanced Laparoscopic Training Course, please submit an application.

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Enduring Materials and Translations

The AUA has a wide variety of enduring materials and translated educational materials available for purchase or licensing and distribution opportunities.

Spanish Urology Program

For nearly two decades, the AUA has held the AUA/Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU) Spanish Urology Program at its Annual Meeting. This very popular program is presented in English with simultaneous translation into Spanish and features urologic experts from the United States and Spanish-speaking countries. If you or your organization are interested in sponsoring the program or licensing content, please email international@AUAnet.org.

Portuguese Urology Program

To expand educational outreach and provide quality education for urologists worldwide, the AUA has developed the Portuguese Urology Program. This half-day program, features state-of-the-art presentations from expert urologists representing Brazil, Portuguese speaking countries and the United States. This dynamic program, endorsed by the Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia, Associação Portuguesa de Urologia and the Confederação Lusofóna de Urologia, is presented in English with simultaneous translation into Portuguese. If you or your organization are interested in sponsoring the program or licensing content, please email international@AUAnet.org.

Spanish Language Education Courses

Each year, the AUA selects several state-of-the-art educational courses to be translated and/or presented in Spanish at its Annual Meeting. If you or your organization are interested in sponsoring language courses or licensing content, please email international@AUAnet.org.

AUA Translated Surgical Videos

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AUA Update Series Translations

Proposals are accepted for translation of the AUA's Update Series which provides education in the most timely topics and the latest surgical techniques in urology in a subscription form. Now in its 30th installment, the AUA Update Series continues the rich tradition of providing up-to-date information that helps urologists fulfill Maintenance of Certification requirements recognized by the American Board of Urology. Edited by a team of internationally recognized experts, the AUA Update Series helps urologists improve their practice and patient care by staying abreast of the latest in treatments and surgical techniques.

To subscribe or sponsor a translated version of the AUA Update Series, please email kwohlfort@AUAnet.org

AUA Self-Assessment Study Program (SASP)

SASP is the AUA's most popular study tool for preparation for examinations. For more than 30 years, the AUA's Self-Assessment Study Program (SASP) has been a leading educational resource for urologists-in-training and practicing urologists. Developed each year, SASP is a 150-question, multiple-choice practice examination that addresses the core curriculum of medical knowledge and latest advances in patient care. You can take the SASP examination as an open or closed book exam, and you are provided correct answers with detailed answer rationales and references.

To meet your learning preference, SASP is available in four convenient formats—booklet, online, CD, and the innovative Qstream (formerly Spaced Education) format which sends questions directly to your computer or mobile device.

The Journal of Urology® International Editions

The Journal of Urology®, the Official Journal of the American Urological Association, Inc.®, is the most widely read and highly cited publication in the field, The Journal of Urology® provides physicians with the clinically relevant information needed to stay at the forefront of this dynamic specialty.

Proposals are accepted for translated local editions of The Journal of Urology. To sponsor a translated version, please email kwohlfort@AUAnet.org.

AUA Clinical Guidelines/Pocket Guide

Looked to as a leader for how to move the practice of urology forward into the future, the AUA makes a substantial investment in producing clinical guidelines. The AUA places great emphasis on reviewing and analyzing pertinent scientific literature in the creation of guideline statements that are linked to the strength of published evidence (evidence-based).

To sponsor a translated version of the AUA's Clinical Guidelines, please email kwohlfort@AUAnet.org.

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