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Advanced Practice Provider Course Program Schedule

Please note, this schedule is subject to change. 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception with Faculty Meet and Greet  
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Urogyn Case Discussion
Interactive discussion of work-up, evaluation and management of common urogynecologic problems 
Brian Linder, MD
Faculty Panel

Friday, April 20, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast  
8:00 am - 8:20 am Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction and Relation to PFDs
Relationship between dysfunction in the pelvic floor musculature and common pelvic floor disorders.
John Occhino, MD, MS
8:20 am - 9:00 am Pelvic Floor PT for Treatment of PFDs
A discussion on utilizing physical therapy for the treatment of common urogynecologic disorders.
Nicole Cookson, PT, DPT
9:00 am - 9:30 am Vaginal E-Stim for Treatment of PFDs
How vaginal electrogalvanic stimulation can aid in treatment of PFD's, including bladder and bowel control problems, pelvic pain/dyspareunia.
Julie Starr, APRN, FNP-BC
9:30 am - 10:00 am Pessary for POP and UI
The role of pessaries for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence - tips for fitting and management.
Maureen Sheetz, APN
10:00 am - 10:30 am  Break  
10:30 am - 11:00 am Hematuria
The evaluation and management of women with hematuria - an evidence-based approach.
Brian Linder, MD
11:00 am - 11:20 am Nuances of OAB Medications
Which medication is best for who?  Learning the small differences between OAB medications.
Matt Barker, MD, FACOG
11:20 am - 12:00 pm Third-Line Therapies for OAB Steven Siegel, MD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch with Industry Lightning Talks  
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Break  
1:15 pm - 1:55 pm Bladder Pain/IC
Evaluating and managing the patient with bladder pain/interstitial cystisis.
Steven Siegel, MD
1:55 pm- 2:35 pm Bowel Dysfunction in Women
Tips for managing the female patient with defecatory dysfunction.
John Occhino, MD, MS
2:35 pm - 3:15 pm Urodynamics with Cases
In-depth look at urodynamics with accompanying case discussions.
Brian Linder, MD
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break  
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Pelvic Pain: Medical and Surgical Management
Approach to the evaluation and treatment of women with pelvic pain: medical and surgical options.
Cara King, DO, MS, FACOG
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Laser Therapy in Gynecology
Review of the current laser therapies and the diseases they treat.
Amy Park, MD
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Continuing the Conversation Reception  

Saturday, April 21, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast  
8:00 am - 8:50 am Pelvic Anatomy for the First Assistant
A comprehensive review of pelvic anatomy review, with partial focus on those assisting in the operating room.
Cara King, DO, MS, FACOG
8:50 am - 9:20 am Recurrent UTI
How to approach the patient with recurrent UTI in everyday practice - exploring the current evidence.
Matt Barker, MD, FACOG
9:20 am - 9:40 am AUGS Membership Panel: Why Join AUGS for APPs  
9:40 am - 10:10 am PT for Large Muscle Dysfunction
How large muscle dysfunction (i.e. hip dysfunction, piraformis syndrome) can affect pelvic floor health and how best to treat it.
Nicole Cookson, PT, DPT
10:10 am - 10:30 am Break  
10:30 am - 11:10 am Sexual (Dys)Function: Dyspareunia and Low Desire
Managing the patient with sexual dysfunction with focus on treatment options for women with low desire and dyspareunia.
Maureen Sheetz, APN
11:10 am - 12:00 pm Vulvar Dermatology for the Gynecologist Including GUSM
Explore commonly seen dermatologic diseases of the vulva, including step-by-step vulvar biopsy education.
Amy Park, MD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch  
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Hands-on Session 1
Pessaries - Supported by Prometheus
Other Sessions TBA
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Hands-on Session 2
Pessaries - Supported by Prometheus
Other Sessions TBA


The registration fee includes meal functions, breaks and receptions.