Professor of Urology and Anesthesiology Washington University School of Medicine
Analyze the latest evidence on the medical and surgical management of Interstitial Cystitis as outlined in the AUA guidelines
Improve the diagnostic and therapeutic decision making processes by illustrating the application of these guidelines in urological practice
Describe the process by which evidence is used to develop scientifically rigorous, yet actionable, guidelines
This course will review the new AUA guidelines on Interstitial Cystitis Amendment. The faculty will explore the rigorous process used in the development of these evidence-based guidelines, as well as discuss future research needs. The course will provide a clinical framework for the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and follow-up of patients with Interstitial Cystitis based on the best available published literature. The course will showcase clinical scenarios in urological practice and the correct application of the new AUA guidelines in those instances. This course will be a benefit to practicing urologists, primary care providers, other non-physician providers, residents preparing for their re-certification exam, and physicians preparing for their re-certification exam.