CC2018: Contemporary Issues and Controversies in Men's Health

Session Description

There exists an uncertain and evolving approach to issues related to men’s health including prostate health, hypogonadism, and sexual health. The course will seek to improve one’s understanding of health disparities in men and will provide evidence-based approaches to common men’s health topics including prostate diseases (BPH), hypogonadism (if and when to pursue testosterone replacement therapy), and sexual health. Experts in the field will help instruct the audience on how to approach common problems in men’s health including prostate prostate diseases, hypogonadism, and sexual health.

Course Outline

  • Session 1: Controversies in Testosterone Supplementation - Welcome and Case Presentation
    Larry I. Lipshultz, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
  • A 40-Year Perspective on Testosterone Therapy 
    Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Panel Case Discussion and Q&A
    Larry I. Lipshultz, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
  • Session 2: Erectile Dysfunction after Radical Pelvic Surgery - Case Presentation
    Robert M. Coward, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Update on the 2018 American Urological Association (AUA) Guidelines for Erectile Dysfunction
    Robert M. Coward, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Panel Case Discussion and Q&A
    Robert M. Coward, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Controversies in the Medical and Surgical Management of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)
    Michael P. O’Leary, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
  • Panel Q&A
    Larry I. Lipshultz, MD, FACS, Houston, TX

Target Audience

  • Practicing surgeons
  • Residents

Learning Objectives

  • Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
  • Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
  • Enhance the quality of patient care

Contact

  • For questions about the course content, please contact elearning@facs.org.
  • If you have any technical questions, contact learning@facs.org.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Self Assessment Credit
  • 1.50 Certificate of Completion
Course opens: 
10/05/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Disclosure Information

In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. For additional information, please visit the ACCME website: http://www.accme.org/requirements/accreditation-requirements-cme-providers/policies-and-definitions/financial-relationships-and-conflicts-interest

The ACCME also requires that ACS manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity.  Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during a activity, please report it on the evaluation. 
 

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Faculty and Disclosures

Larry I. Lipshultz, MD, FACS, Houston, TX - Aytu Bioscience: Consulting Fees: Consultant
Lipocine: Consulting Fees: Consultant, Endo Pharmaceuticals: Honoraria: Speaker/Consultant
AbbVie: Consultant, American Medical Systems: Speaker 

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS, Chestnut Hill, MA - Acerus : Honoraria: Speaker, Aytu Consultant: Consulting Fee: Consultant 
Robert M. Coward, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill, NC - No Disclosures
Michael P. O’Leary, MD, FACS, Boston, MA - No Disclosures

Program Committee and Disclosures

CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - No Disclosures
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - No Disclosures

Members

David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - No Disclosures
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - No Disclosures
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - No Disclosures
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - No Disclosures
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - No Disclosures
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - No Disclosures
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - No Disclosures
David A. Spain, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures

Ex-Officios

Mary T. Hawn, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - No Disclosures

Consultants

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), Houston, TX - No Disclosures
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - No Disclosures
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - No Disclosures
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - No Disclosures
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures

 

Continuing Medical Education Credit Information

Accreditation

The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 1.5 credits meets the requirements for Self-Assessment.

American College of Surgeons and ACGME Logos

Note: Residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Self Assessment Credit
  • 1.50 Certificate of Completion

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/05/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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