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Urogynecology Webinar Series

The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is pleased to launch the Urogynecology Webinar Series, a live educational forum that is offered throughout the year.

Each program is 60 minutes in length and will include a 45-minute presentation from widely renowned faculty and time for discussion between the speaker and attendees. All webinars will be recorded and available for convenient on-demand learning on AUGS eLearning. Content on AUGS eLearning is only available to AUGS members. You do not need to be an AUGS member to register for the live webinar.

One (1) Virtual CME Credit Hour can be earned per webinar.*


Upcoming Webinars

Starting a Peripartum Pelvic Floor Disorders Clinic: Why and How

Date: November 16, 2022
Time7 pm Eastern (6 pm Central, 4 pm Pacific)
Speaker: Katie Propst, MD | University of South Florida
Moderator: Lauren Stewart, MD | NYU Langone Health
 

In this webinar, participants will learn about how a peripartum pelvic floor disorder clinic can improve care for patients by filling a common gap in obstetrical care. Principles of gaining leadership support, setting up clinical space, and providing education to patients a providers will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how to engage leadership in establishment of a new service line.
  2. Define the infrastructure components necessary for implementing a postpartum perineal clinic.
  3. Describe essential components of clinical workflow of a postpartum perineal clinic.

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Tis the Season for Good Laxation: How to More Effectively Treat Individuals with Chronic Constipation

Date: December 21, 2022
Time7 pm Eastern (6 pm Central, 4 pm Pacific)
Speaker: Darren M. Brenner, MD, FACG, AGAF, RDD | Northwestern University—Feinberg School of Medicine 
Moderator: Christina Lewicky-Gaupp, MD | Northwestern University
 

Chronic constipation is a common malady impacting 11% of the world population. It is more so common in older individuals. Historically, constipation has been considered a disorder of delayed transit, but individuals with normal transit experience the same symptoms. While laxatives may work for a select proportion of the population, many individuals suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction and require more specialized treatment. This discussion will focus on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of constipation, the timing of and appropriate diagnostics, and evidence-based treatments dispelling decades old myths and misconceptions about this disorder. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Correctly define functional constipation using the Rome IV criteria 
  2. Differentiate the four major classes of chronic constipation 
  3. Understand the recommendations for specific over the counter therapies for constipation 
  4. Define the appropriate tests and order of testing to differentiate causes of chronic constipation 
  5. Dispell myths and misconceptions regarding chronic constipation 

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Simulation in FPMRS Education

Date: January 18, 2023
Time: 8 pm Eastern (7 pm Central, 5 pm Pacific)
Speakers: Robert Kelley, MD; Elizabeth Chahine, MD; Gina Northington MD, PhD; Mallory Youngstrom, MD | Emory University
 

What is the recipe for success in FPMRS simulation? Does one need to have an expensive simulation center to reap the benefits of simulation? Many urogynecologic procedures can be emulated on low cost and readily available materials that you can construct with ease. Join us for this webinar and we will equip you with the "ingredients" to construct your own simulation model. More specifically, we will build a uterosacral ligament suspension and colpocleisis trainer. At the end of this webinar, there will also be an educational discussion on the learning objectives.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participant will understand the history and background of simulation, the types of simulations and their ideal use and application for different learning objectives.
  2. Participant will learn how to plan and carry out surgical simulation at their institution.
  3. Participant will learn how to incorporate surgical simulation into their standard fellow curriculum, use it to maintain ACGME accreditation and options for educational scholarship.

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Archived Webinars

All webinars are recorded and available for convenient on-demand learning on AUGS eLearning. Content on AUGS eLearning is only available to AUGS members. 

Access the archived webinars.

 

*Virtual CME Credit Hours

Category 1

The American Urogynecologic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Urogynecologic Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

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