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The American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. 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 educational activity for a maximum of 50.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Statement of Need
Urologists need a thorough knowledge of the most recent developments and techniques in urology to ensure the highest standards of patient care and safety.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the 2007 Annual Meeting, participants should be able to:

  • describe recent developments in the medical and surgical management of urology patients
  • identify new technologies for the treatment of urologic problems
  • outline the role of simulators in urologic training
  • analyze the potential threats to urologic practice and specify possible solutions
  • Getting Your CME Credits or Certificate
    New for 2007!
    All Annual Meeting CME credits must be claimed by December 31, 2007. No Annual Meeting credits will be awarded after this date. Physicians should claim only the number of credits for the learning activities at the Annual Meeting which they actively participated. Contact if you have questions. to request a certificate of attendance.

    AUA Disclosure Policy
    As a provider accredited by ACCME, the American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its activities.

    All faculty members participating in an educational activity provided by the American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. are required to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to the provider. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent faculty with relevant financial relationships from serving as faculty, but rather to provide members of the audience with information on which they can make their own judgments. The Program Planners and Scientific Planning Committee must resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. It remains for the audience to determine if the faculty's relationships may influence the educational content with regard to exposition or conclusion.

    Faculty Disclosures
    Faculty disclosures will be provided in the 2007 Meeting Program book and in course materials.

    Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses Policy
    It is the policy of the American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. to require the disclosure of all references to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices prior to the presentation of educational content. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

    Statement of Evidence-based Content
    As a provider of continuing medical education accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of the American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. to review and certify that content presented in this CME activity is based on acceptable scientific principles that are generally accepted as valid by the profession and conclusions or inferences about the evidence are accepted in the general medical community as valid and sound.

    Commercial Support
    This activity is being supported by various commercial entities. This will be acknowledged in 2007 Meeting Program book and course materials.

    Special Assistance
    We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you. Call 800-908-9414 if you require special assistance to fully participate in this meeting.