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  • Rardin_Charles_2018

    President’s Perspective: Meeting Code of Conduct for AUGS Members

    Sep 11, 2018 01:00 AM

    PFD Week is just around the corner, and Chicago in the early autumn is beckoning! The Program Committee has put together an outstanding lineup of all of the science, updates, addresses, and networking that you have come to expect from our annual meeting. Bring your energy, curiosity, enthusiasm, and an open mind to this exchange of expertise and ideas. Bring your concerns and your solutions to the many AUGS Volunteer meetings and activities that go on around the meeting.

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  • Rardin_Charles_2018

    Energy-Based Devices and Vaginal Rejuvenation

    Aug 08, 2018 04:16 PM

    As you may already know, the FDA released a Safety Communication on July 30 which provided a public warning regarding the use of “Energy-Based Devices to Perform Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' or Vaginal Cosmetic Procedures.” It was very clear in addressing this warning to patients considering undergoing the treatments, and to health care providers who offer them.

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  • Rardin_Charles_2018

    The Role of Volunteers in AUGS

    May 22, 2018 12:47 PM

    Have you ever logged on to the AUGS website and really looked around at all the things that AUGS is doing? It is a truly impressive array of activities and services; I hope you will take a moment to peruse the site and learn about some project, committee or member benefit of which you had not previously been aware. And what makes all of that happen? It’s our volunteers.

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  • Rardin_Charles_2018

    AUGS is Neither Pro-Mesh; nor Anti-Mesh - AUGS is Pro-science and Science and Evidence Must Lead the Way

    May 16, 2018 04:46 PM

    AUGS advocates for evidence-based options that enhance the choices available to members and their patients who suffer with pelvic floor disorders.

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    Mesh and the Court of Public Opinion

    May 11, 2018 10:54 AM

    AUGS recently became aware that, on Sunday, May 13th, “60 Minutes” will be airing a segment on mesh injuries. We know that some of the content will include interviews with patients; beyond that, we don’t know what to expect. We should be prepared, however, for a public reaction, and another layer of anxiety that our patients bring with them into our offices.

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    Developing the Role of Advanced Practice Providers in Your Urogynecology Practice

    I am taking this opportunity to bring your attention to the upcoming release of a new AUGS document, entitled, “A Training Guide - Core Competencies for the Advance Practice Provider Entering Urogynecology.” This document has been developed to assist practices in the hiring and training of APPs for Urogynecology-focused offices.

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