CME credits are available for sessions occurring at the in-person event and select sessions being live streamed in real-time.
Target Audience: This activity is intended for all surgeons and health care professionals who are involved in the treatment of women with pelvic floor disorders.
Overall Education Objectives:
- Identify risk factors, epidemiology, and impact on quality of life of pelvic floor disorders, including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and sexual dysfunction.
- Manage pelvic organ prolapse using a variety of nonsurgical and surgical techniques.
- Manage urinary incontinence using a variety of nonsurgical and surgical techniques.
- Manage bowel incontinence using a variety of non-surgical and surgical techniques.
- Describe pelvic floor anatomy and how to avoid, minimize and manage complications of surgery.
- Evaluate the incidence of pelvic floor disorders and their care with a lens for diversity, equity and belonging.
- Improve understanding of practice management, billing and coding and governmental influences on health care.
- Describe the current mechanistic understanding of pelvic floor disorders based on basic and translational science in urogynecology.
The American Urogynecologic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Urogynecologic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ including pre-conference workshops. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who participate in this course virtually can earn a maximum of 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
- Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for Pre-Conference Workshops, 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the main portion of the meeting.
- Thursday, October 5, 2023, 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- Friday, October 6, 2023, 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
The primary purpose of the AUGS PFD Week is educational. Information, as well as technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform participants about the knowledge, techniques and experiences of subspecialists who are willing to share such information with colleagues. A diversity of professional opinion exists in the specialty and AUGS disclaim any and all liability for damages to any individual attending this meeting and for all claims which may result from the use of information, technologies, products and/or services discussed at the meeting.