Urogyn for the APP is AUGS' one-of-a-kind course specifically designed for nurse practitioners, nurses, physical therapists, and physician assistants to foster a greater understanding of the current evaluation and management options that exist in Urogynecology today and gain valuable insights on practical applications that can be implemented immediately.
- Discover new clinical tools to advance patient care
- Advance your career path through educational sessions
- Develop new skills
- Describe pelvic anatomy relevant to pelvic floor disorders
- Understand pessary fitting and management
- Identify and explain surgical procedures for PFDs: pelvic organ prolapse, bowel and bladder incontinence, constipation and defecatory dysfunction
- Be able to conduct patient counseling for PFDs
- Describe menopausal management
- Identify sexual dysfunction and its management
- Identify specific treatments for transgender care
- Understand rectal prolapse diagnosis, evaluation and management
- Understand recurrent UTI: diagnosis, evaluation and management
- Understand pelvic pain: diagnosis, evaluation and management
- Describe diagnosis and management of common vulvar dermatose
- Describe symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for urinary and fecal incontinence
AUGS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is a robust, comprehensive review of urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery for healthcare professionals who desire a review of the state-of-the-art developments in the field, as well as medical students and residents who are interested in learning more about the practice of urogynecology.
- Describe the physiology, evaluation, and management of common Urogynecologic conditions including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and fecal incontinence.
- Describe the algorithm for Identifying, investigating, and managing lower urinary tract injuries.
- Discuss management strategies for pain-related conditions in urogynecology.
- Discuss strategies for incorporating imaging and same-day discharge (ERAS protocols) into one’s practice.
- Understand relevant pelvic anatomy and application to clinical practice
AUGS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course will address challenges in modern medicine such as rising healthcare costs, information management, resource allocation and efficient healthcare delivery. Our expert speakers will provide you with insights, guidance, and advice on how business plays a role in medicine.
- Understand how advanced practice providers offer benefit to patients and how they increase the productivity and efficiency of the surgical practice.
- Learn how to negotiate your compensation and articulate your needs with a potential employer.
- Obtain an understanding of RVU composition and its use in productivity analysis.
- Gain insights into the CMS rules that govern coding and reimbursement for outpatient encounters, as well as how to code single and multiple procedures during an office, surgical center, or hospital encounter
AUGS designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course features the most sought-after lectures by world-renowned physicians from the AUGS 2022 Clinical Meeting, Beyond Urogynecology: Pearls for Best Practice, a forum for surgical experts from Urogynecology, Urology, and Gynecology to come together to provide expert advice on challenging patient scenarios. Using a case-based, interactive approach, this course is designed to offer practical clinical and surgical pearls and options for the management of women with complex pelvic floor disorders and complications.
- Recognize the techniques of native tissue vaginal repair for advanced pelvic organ prolapse.
- Apply methods that are used to manage surgical complications that occur during urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse procedures.
- Explain advanced techniques in laparoscopic and robotic surgery that improve efficiency and outcomes.
- Recognize the medical and surgical management strategies for complex defecation disorders including fecal incontinence and obstructed defecation syndromes.
- Identify techniques by which pelvic floor ultrasound can assist in outpatient evaluation of pelvic floor disorders.
AUGS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Credit Hours
The American Urogynecologic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.