Neurogenic overactive bladder (OAB) is a chronic and distressing medical condition that has profound physical, emotional, and financial ramifications for patients and is commonly seen in patients with neurologic conditions such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebral vascular accident, Parkinson’s disease, and diabetes mellitus. This program educates physicians about up-to-date information with regard to assessing and optimally managing patients with neurogenic OAB to help improve physician knowledge and competence in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with this chronic and debilitating condition.
Urologists, urogynecologists, and other health care providers who treat patients with bladder dysfunction.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe neurogenic overactive bladder (OAB) and its impact
- Identify patients earlier for optimal individualized treatment, using diagnostic and assessment strategies
- Select appropriate individualized therapy for neurogenic OAB, including evidence-based treatments and alternative therapeutic approaches
- Identify strategies to assess patient satisfaction with treatment
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Haymarket Medical Education. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Michael B. Chancellor, MD
Professor, Oakland University
William Beaumont School of Medicine
Director, Neurourology Program
Department of Neurology
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Royal Oak, Michigan
Patrick J. Shenot, MD
Associate Professor of Urology
Residency Program Director
Vice Chairman, Academic Affairs
Department of Urology
Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
CME COURSE ADVISOR
Linda Ng, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology
Boston University School of Medicine
CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.
Michael B. Chancellor, MD, receives grant/research support from, is a consultant for, and is on the speakers’ bureau for Allergan, Inc. Faculty member does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.
Patrick J. Shenot, MD, receives grant/research support from Allergan, Inc. Dr. Shenot also receives grant/research support from Merck & Co., Inc. Faculty member does not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.
Linda Ng, MD, of Boston University School of Medicine, has no financial relationships to disclose.
Michael Burk, Program Manager of Boston University School of Medicine, has no financial relationships to disclose.
PUBLISHING STAFF DISCLOSURES
Mary Jo Krey, Eileen McCaffrey, MA, Debra A. Hughes, MS, and Lori Marrese, of Haymarket Medical Education, have nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.
DISCLOSURE OF OFF-LABEL USE
Unlabeled/investigational uses of commercial products are not discussed in this activity.
THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISK FOR THEIR APPROPRIATE USE. TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT WILL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE.
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This program is jointly sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine and Haymarket Medical Education.
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There is no commercial support for this enduring activity, however the content is based on a CME symposium presented in 2012 preceding the AUA Annual Meeting which was supported by an educational grant from .
To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. This CE is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all post-test questions, completed the program evaluation, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.
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