Urologic Care for the Advanced Practice Provider - Sunday


Urologic Care for the Advanced Practice Provider - Sunday

Sunday, May 20
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: MCC SOUTH, 216

This program will cover a variety of topics for the urology multidisciplinary team directed at the novice and seasoned urologic PA/APN, allied health professional and nurse. This is a complimentary education program for registrants of the 2018 AUA Annual Meeting.

New for 2018:
• APP Podium Presentations
• Panel Discussion: “Effective Integration of APPs in Urology Practice”
• APP Practice Management: Tips and Tricks
• Opioid Use for Urologic Care Pain Management


DAY ONE: Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

• 2018 Prostate Cancer Update: Clinical Guidelines & Management
• Bladder Cancer: New Diagnostic Tools, Intravesical Therapies, and Management of Intravesical Drug Toxicities
• Prostate Cancer Management: Variabilities in Care between a Rural Private Practice and an Urban Academic Center

• Overactive Bladder - Making and Setting Expectations for Treatment Selection
• Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome - Females

• Multichannel Urodynamic Testing: How to Interpret and Apply to Management of Patients with Lower Urinary Tract

• Best Practices, clinical pearls and interesting cases presented by your fellow PA/APNs, allied health professionals and

DAY TWO: Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION: "Effective Integration of APPs in Urology Practice"
• Procedures/Sexual Medicine and Male Infertility/Stone and Stent Removal/Oncology

• 2018 BPH Guidelines Update
• AUA 2018 Erectile Dysfunction Guidelines: How do these Guidelines Differ from the "Process of Care" prior Guidelines?
• AUA 2018 Testosterone Guidelines: Executive Summary and Update since the 2015 Testosterone FDA Label Change
• Men’s Sexual Health and Other Symptoms: Signs of a Bigger Problem?

• Surgeons: Gatekeepers to the Opioid Epidemic?

• Kidney Stone Management for the APP

Learning Objectives:

Heather Schultz

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Heather Schultz is a nurse practitioner who works at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Urology. She has been with them for 11 years as Faculty with the School of Medicine and Adjunct faculty with School of Nursing at Chapel Hill. She sees Urology patients in an outpatient setting. She performs some minor in office procedures.
She is the current chair of the APP Education committee, member of the membership committee, member of the Education Council through the AUA. She is also part of SUNA annual programming committee.


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Kenneth Mitchell

Meharry Medical College

Ken Mitchell is a certified Physician Assistant with over 21 years of clinical experience overall and with over 18 years of experience in male erectile and sexual dysfunction. Ken authored and implemented an innovative treatment protocol The Surgical Impotence Management Strategy (SIMS©) protocol that includes comprehensive patient education and delivery of care for men undergoing Prostate Cancer treatment. Ken has served as a co-investigator in sexual dysfunction research and continues to be active in this area. Ken actively promotes Men’s health and has participated in community outreach programs to educate men about sexual health. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subject of Men’s Health and sexual dysfunction. He is a co-author of the AUA Consensus Statement on Advanced Practice Providers (APP) and has given multiple presentations and has published articles on the subject of integration of APP’s in a urology practice. His practice interests include general men’s health and male sexual dysfunction.

Ken received his under-graduate degree from Dana College (1988), and his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) at the University of Nebraska Physician Assistant Program (1995). Ken is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Urological Association of Physician Assistants (UAPA), associate member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Chair of the AUA APN/PA Membership Committee, Past President of the Urological Association of Physician Assistants (UAPA) completing two consecutive terms as President, Past Chair of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America APN/PA Affairs Committee, and board member at-large of the American Society of Men’s Health (ASMH), and was recently inducted into the Pi Alpha Physician Assistant National Honor Society (2016). Ken is the Founding Program Director of the Meharry Medical College Physician Assistant Sciences Program.


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