Managing Overactive Bladder in the Primary Care Setting

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

Release date: November 15, 2018

Valid through: May 15, 2019

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Astellas

Specialty: Urology and Primary Care

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: This activity consists of two sessions which should take approximately 2.0 hours to complete.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, internists, family practice physicians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other health care practitioners that care for patients with overactive bladder.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Differentiate OAB symptoms from other lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Utilize current practice guidelines and discuss the benefits and challenges regarding the current treatment landscape of OAB
  • Employ strategies to mitigate treatment-related side effects, and improve patient adherence and quality of life

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Faculty

Matt T. Rosenberg, MD

Medical Director
Mid-Michigan Health Centers

Scott A. MacDiarmid, MD, FRCPSC

Director
Alliance Urology Specialists Bladder Control and Pelvic Pain Center

Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, BCB-PMD, FAAN

Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery
Research Investigator Senior, Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health
Division of Urology
PENN Medicine

David R. Staskin, MD

Division of Urology
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center - Steward Health
Associate Professor of UrologyAssociate Professor of Urology
Tufts University School of Medicine

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

The enduring material will be available from November 15, 2018 to May 15, 2019.

Faculty Disclosure

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Matt T. Rosenberg
Medical Director
Mid-Michigan Health Centers
Consulting Fees: Astellas, Avadel, Ferring
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from Commercial Interest or their Agents: Astellas, Avadel
Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, BCB-PMD, FAAN
Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery
Research Investigator Senior, Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director of the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health
Division of Urology
PENN Medicine
Royalty: Springer
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from Commercial Interest or their Agents: Avadel
Contracted Research: Wellspect, Verathon, GTx
David R. Staskin, MD
Division of Urology
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center – Steward Health
Associate Professor of Urology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Consulting Fees: Astellas, Velicept, Ferring
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from a Commercial Interest or their Agents: Astellas
Contracted Research: Astellas, Velicept, Urovant
Scott A. MacDiarmid, MD, FRCPSC
Director
Alliance Urology Specialists Bladder Control and Pelvic Pain Center
Consulting Fees: Astellas, Allergan, Medtronic, Larorie
Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from Commercial Interest or their Agents: Astellas, Allergan, Avadel
Contracted Research: Astellas, Allergan

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Planner Reported Financial Relationship
David Howard
Associate Medical Director
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC
None

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Alissa Yost, hereby states that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Disclosure of Unapproved/Off Label Use (if applicable):

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees to participate in this activity. To participate in the activity, go to www.UroCareLive.com. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Media

Internet

Hardware and Software Requirements

Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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