To promote the highest standards of urologic care through education, research, and in the formulation of health policy primarily for patients and members of the NCS.
The Secretary of the North Central Section (Dr. Jeffrey Triest), consulted with other members of the Program Committee and the Executive Committee members, including the current NCS President Dr. David Jarrard, recent Past-President Dr. Gary Faerber, Chair of the NCS Education Committee, Dr. Bradley Schwartz, and AUA Secretary,
Dr. Manoj Monga regarding the needs we are attempting to fulfill through our annual scientific program. It was agreed by the above committee members, Section Officers and Director of the Office of Education of the AUA that there continues to be significant educational needs for our annual meeting and scientific program.
At the conclusion of the 93rd Annual Meeting of the NCSAUA, attendees will be able to:
Apply Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) in urologic practice specifically incorporating AUA Guidelines into daily practice.
Explain the role of surgical management of renal/ureteral stone disease.
Explain the evolving role of active surveillance as a treatment strategy for patients with low risk Prostate cancer
(LRPC) and the use of tools such as multiparametric MRI and genomic testing for prostate cancer risk stratification.
Explain the surgical and non-surgical management of small and complex renal masses.
Explain the evolving role of international volunteerism in urology and its impact on under-served low income international communities
Explain the factors associated with urologist burnout syndrome and strategies to prevent it.
Describe the role of urologists in the management of castrate resistant prostate cancer.
Analyze data pertaining to various pharmacologic and surgical treatments for voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence.
Utilize evidence based treatment algorithms to manage patients with challenging urolithiasis.
Integrate new and modified treatments for urinary bladder cancer, prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction, Peyronies disease, infertility, and use of testosterone.
Explain the management of superficial and invasive bladder cancer and the associated morbidity and mortality of different methods of treatment.
Explain coding, physician payment reforms, and collaboratives between payers and providers.
Discuss management strategies for pediatric ureteropelvic junction obstruction, vesico-ureteral reflux disease, congential anomalies of the urinary tract and pediatric voiding dysfunction.
Discuss strategies to improve transition of care of the pediatric urology patient into an adult urology practice.
Discuss management strategies for evaluation and care of the infertile male.
Integrate new and modified treatments for the care of Peyronies disease, erectile dysfunction, pDriapism, and hypogonadism.
Discuss management strategies for the treatment of urethral stricture disease, lower urinary tract trauma, upper urinary tract trauma and transgender surgery.
The mission of the NCS Young Urologists Committee is to address issues specific to young urologists and provide them with the resources they need to make a successful transition from residency to practice. A "young urologist" is defined as one who is no more than ten (10) years out of residency.
An additional three years is permitted (up to 13 years) to allow for fellowships that are continuous after residency graduation. In addition, we seek to increase camaraderie and facilitate collegial relationships and collaboration across state lines and practice types amongst young urologists.
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