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Updates In Urology for the PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER
Department:   Urology

Hartford Hospital’s Tallwood Urology & Kidney Cancer Institute will be providing a series of three educational seminars for the Primary Care Provider.  Each session is independent and will provide 2 CMEs and dinner.


Session 1: April 10, 2014 - Prostate Health:

The session will focus on criteria for PSA testing, managing BPH and new developments in Active Surveillance for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Presenters: Stuart Kesler, MD, Arthur Tarantino, MD & Joseph Wagner, MD

Understand recent updates in the detection and management of:

  • Identify the criteria for PSA testing
  • Articulate the revised guidelines for PSA testing
  • Describe options for managing BPH
  • Identify criteria for choosing active surveillance for patients with prostate cancer


Session 2: May 13, 2014 - Kidney Stone Disease:

The session will focus on the identification and management of stone disease as well as the role of the PCP, Urologist and Nephrologist in caring for patients with kidney stones.

Presenters: Jeffrey Morgenstern, MD & Jarrod Post, MD

Understand recent updates in the detection and management of:

  • Identify factors impacting the increased incidence of Stone Disease
  • Describe the diagnostic work up for Kidney Stones
  • Describe intervention strategies for treatment of Kidney Stones
  • Identify the strategy for metabolic management of recurrent stones


Session 3: June 4, 2014 - Pelvic Health:

This session will focus on the role of the Primary Care Provider in identifying and managing Overactive Bladder, Urinary Tract Infections and Hematuria. A physical therapist will also provide an overview of the role of physical therapy in patients with pelvic health dysfunction.

Presenters: Richard Kershen, MD, Adam Steinberg, MD, Jill Peters-Gee, MD & Stacey Head, PT

Understand recent updates in the detection and management of:

  • Overactive Bladder
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Hematuria
  • Physical Therapy in the management of patients with pelvic health dysfunction



Registration open to Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants and APRNs only. Other requests considered based on availibility.

Each session has been approved for 2 CME credits per attendance.

Hartford Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the Connecticut Nurses' Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Registration: Required.
Fee Desc: Free
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Next Start Location
5/13/2014 Pond House Grille - Glastonbury
6/4/2014 Pond House Grille - Glastonbury

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