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CME / CE

Advancing Our Understanding of OAB: Optimizing Management Strategies for Frail and Older Adults

  • Authors: Adrian Wagg, MB BS, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FHEA; Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS; Diane Newman, DNP, CRNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD
  • CME / CE Released: 9/17/2020
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 9/17/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for urologists, primary care physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists, nurses and pharmacists.

The goal of this activity is to review data related to the use of agents with anticholinergic activity in the elderly and improve appropriate care of overactive bladder (OAB) among elderly patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Considerations in the management of frail and older adults with OAB
    • Potential risks associated with anticholinergic use in frail and older adults
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Developing an OAB treatment strategy for frail and older adults


Disclosures

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Moderator

  • Adrian Wagg, MB BS, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FHEA

    Alberta Health Services Professor of Healthy Ageing
    Division Director
    Geriatric Medicine
    Department of Medicine
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Adrian Wagg, MB BS, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FHEA, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Astellas Pharma, Inc; Essity Health and Hygiene AB
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Pfizer Canada; Pierre Fabre Medicaments
    Received grants for clinical research from: Essity Health and Hygiene AB; Pfizer Corp
    Other: Spouse employee of Pfizer Corp

Faculty

  • Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS

    Professor
    Department of Urologic Surgery
    Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Professionalism
    Section of Surgical Sciences
    Associate Surgeon-in-Chief
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee, United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Blue Wind; Viveve

  • Diane Newman, DNP, CRNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD

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

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Diane Newman, DNP, CRNP, FAAN, BCB-PMD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Astellas Pharma, Inc; Urovant Sciences
    Received grants for clinical research from: EBT Medical 

Editors

  • Stuart Crayford, MSc, LLM

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stuart Crayford, MSc, LLM, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Jason Luis Quinones, PhD

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jason Luis Quinones, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME, CE Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / CE

Advancing Our Understanding of OAB: Optimizing Management Strategies for Frail and Older Adults

Authors: Adrian Wagg, MB BS, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin), FHEA; Roger Dmochowski, MD, MMHC, FACS; Diane Newman, DNP, CRNP, FAAN, BCB-PMDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / CE Released: 9/17/2020

Valid for credit through: 9/17/2021

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to review data related to the use of agents with anticholinergic activity in the elderly and improve appropriate care of OAB among elderly patients.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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