IAUA 2022 Annual Meeting
Indian American Urological Association (IAUA)
May 13, 2022
AUA Accreditation Information
Accreditation: The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity and enduring material for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Apply empathy strategies when discussing end of life care with patients and caregivers.
- Counsel patients on the appropriate surgical approach for renal stones
- Counsel men on whether sperm cryopreservation will be necessary
- Counsel patients on when to obtain an MRI for prostate cancer
- Determine the order of therapies used in advanced bladder cancer
- Explain how to reduce the number of opioid prescriptions after penile surgery
- Counsel parents on the different treatment options for hypospadias
- Counsel women on when hysterectomy is indicated along with prolapse surgery
- Discuss the appropriate treatment option for men with BPH
- Discuss the treatment options to improve sexual function after cancer surgery
Other Learners: The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Evidence Based Content: It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.
AUA Disclosure Policy: All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider all financial relationships with any commercial interest during the previous 24 months. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and mitigate any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.
Mitigation of Identified Conflict of Interest: All disclosures have been reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to mitigate conflict of interest:
- Peer review for valid, evidence-based content by the AUA COI Review Work Group.
- Attestation that clinical recommendations are evidence-based and free of commercial bias.
- Introduction of a debate format (point-counterpoint)
- Inclusion of moderated panel discussion with unbiased moderator
- Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
- Divestiture of the relationship by faculty
- Recusal from controlling relevant aspects of planning
- Selection of alternative faculty for specific topic
The following faculty, planner and/or content manager reported the following financial relationship with ineligible companies whose products or services may be mentioned in this CE activity:
|Name||Company Name||Relationship Type||Financial||End Date|
|Bhanvadia, Sumeet K.||Pacific Edge Diagnostics||Scientific Study or Trial||Yes||Current|
|Bhanvadia, Sumeet K.||Janssen||Scientific Study or Trial||Yes||Current|
|Khera, Mohit||Sprout Pharmaceuticals||Investment Interest||Yes||Current|
Sexual Medicine Society of
|Khera, Mohit||Abbvie, Boston Scientific, Clarus, Vault Health, Metuchen, Acerus||Consultant or Advisor||Yes||Current|
|Narayan, Vikram M.||Ciox Health LLC||Consultant or Advisor||Yes||Current|
|Porten, Sima Prabodh||Photocure, KDx, AdTara, Coloplast, Merck||Consultant or Advisor||Yes||Current|
|Punnen, Sanoj||OPKO Diagnostics||Scientific Study or Trial||No||Current|
|Punnen, Sanoj||OPKO Diagnostics, Decipher Biosciences, ExosomeDx, Foundation One, Lantheus||Meeting Participant or Lecturer||Yes||Current|
|Punnen, Sanoj||Telix||Consultant or Advisor||Yes||Current|
|Shah, Hemendra Navinchandra||Lumenis||
Other‐luminary to train urologist in
|Shridharani, Anand||Coloplast Inc||Consultant or Advisor||Yes||Current|
|Shridharani, Anand||Endo Pharmaceuticals||Meeting Participant or Lecturer||No||11/09/2021|
|Simhan, Jay||Boston Scientific, Coloplast||Meeting Participant or Lecturer||Yes||Current|
All financial relationships with ineligible companies have been mitigated.
Instructions for claiming certificates of credit will be provided at the end of the meeting.
Off-label or Unapproved Use of Drugs or Devices: The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.
AUA Participant Information & Policies
Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.
Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the attendee’s image or voice in photographs and electronic reproductions of such meetings and activities.
Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.
Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.
Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.