Claiming CME Credits

Getting Your CME Credits or Certificate of Attendance

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All 2011 Annual Meeting CME credits/participation must be claimed by December 31, 2011. Credits/participation for the 2011 Annual Meeting cannot be claimed after this date.You must scan your badge upon entrance into courses and sessions (except for Plenary) offered for credit to have your credits automatically entered onto your transcript. Credits will be awarded only to the person whose name is associated with the badge. Plenary credits must be self reported with a valid badge log-in at the CME Booth.


Accreditation Statement
The American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. (AUAER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 56.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International Physicians
International physicians may also earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating in CME activities certified through American organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Accredited providers may designate activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ regardless of the location of the activity. International physicians who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category I Credit™. For a list of accredited providers, visit

Non-physician Health Professionals
AUAER is not accredited to offer credit for non-physician health professionals. However, AUAER will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The AUA takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

AUAER Disclosure Policy
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, the AUAER must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its activities.

All faculty participating in an educational activity provided by the AUAER are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUAER must determine if the faculty's relationships may influence the educational content with regard to exposition or conclusion and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent faculty with relevant financial relationships from serving as faculty, but rather to provide members of the audience with information on which they can make their own judgments.

Disclosure information for all individuals in a position to control the content of the AUA2011 Annual Meeting is posted on the AUA2011 website. For easy access, please visit

Off-label or Unapproved Use of Drugs or Devices
It is the policy of the AUAER to require the disclosure of all references to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices prior to the presentation of educational content. The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

AUA Confidentiality Statement

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors, and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUAER.

Evidence-Based Content
As a provider of continuing medical education accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of the AUAER to review and certify that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

Statement of Need
Urologists need a thorough knowledge of the most recent developments and techniques in urology to ensure the highest standards of patient care and safety.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the 2011 Annual Meeting, participants should be able to:

  • describe recent developments in the medical and surgical management of urology patients
  • identify new technologies for the treatment of urologic problems
  • outline the role of simulators in urologic training
  • analyze the potential threats to urologic practice and specify possible solutions

Special Assistance
The American Urological Association (AUA), an organization accredited for continuing medical education (CME), complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, a written request should be submitted at least one month in advance. For additional assistance with your request please call 800-908-9414.

Hands-On Courses
This year's Annual Meeting features 16 hands-on courses, providing more hands-on opportunities than ever before. Click here to learn more.
Specialty Tracks
AUA2011 features 15 specialty tracks, allowing you to build your own educational experience!
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Live Surgeries
Two live surgeries will be broadcast during this year's Annual Meeting. Click here to learn more.
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