A Primer on Anterior Urethral Strictures
urethral strictures, surgery, urethral obstruction, patient care
Medicine and Health Sciences | Surgery | Surgical Procedures, Operative | Urology
Speaker: Cooper R. Benson, MD
Assistant Professor Department of Urology
Tulane Medical Center
New Orleans, LA
Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine urethral stricture in men, its etiology, and best practice methods in evaluation and treatment.
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
Ø Define a urethral stricture, its etiology, and grading criteria.
Ø Apply appropriate evaluation and diagnostic strategies to patients presenting with urethral strictures.
Ø Apply the American Urological Association’s Guidelines for Male Urethral Stricture to patient care.
Ø Utilize appropriate surgical treatment options on a case by case basis with appropriate follow-up care.
Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Cooper R. Benson, MD, Speaker: No Conflicts
Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Chris Roe, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: May 15, 2019
Expiration Date: May 15, 2021
Benson, Cooper R. MD, "A Primer on Anterior Urethral Strictures" (2019). General Surgery. 5.