Thursday, October 28

6:30 am – 6:30 pm

Registration Open

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Coffee Service

7:30 am – 11:45 am

Preconference Workshop


Urologic Pharmacology

4 contact hoursAPP

Mikel Gray, PhD, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP

This preconference session will review pharmacologic management of prevalent and benign urologic conditions including urinary tract infections, OAB/urge incontinence, prostatic enlargement, urinary retention/incomplete bladder emptying, nocturia, painful bladder syndrome/interstitial cystitis, erectile dysfunction, and hypogonadism. A review of the newest targeted therapies used for managing advanced stage urologic cancers will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the Advanced Practice Provider and expert clinician related to pharmacologic management of these conditions.

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


RN Certification Review Course

8 contact hours

Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS
Laura Flagg, DNP, CNP, CUNP
Deborah Hensley, BSN, RN, CURN, FAUNA
Saundra Sturdy, APRN, CUCNS – Facilitator

Are you planning to seek certification in the urologic specialty? If so, this course is designed as a study session to prepare participants for the RN urology certification exam. This is an adjunct to preparing for the exam in addition to utilizing the detailed Examination Preparation Guide prepared by CBUNA. The course will review urinary tract infection/inflammation, voiding dysfunction, obstructive uropathies, male infertility, sexual dysfunction and urologic cancers. Participants will also be given some test taking strategies (Note: This workshop is limited to 40 participants.)

7:30 am – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop



6.5 contact hoursAPP

Sara Drummer, MSN, FNP-BC, CUNP
John McCarthy, MD
Heather Schultz, NP - Facilitator

This course is designed for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants who will begin to perform cystoscopy. Using lecture and hands-on teaching strategies, participants will gain knowledge in identifying normal and abnormal findings in the bladder and indications for cystoscopy. Patient and equipment preparation to ensure safety during the procedure also will be described. Hands-on experience will expose participants to the care and handling of flexible and rigid cystoscopes and techniques for performing bladder biopsy, stent removal, difficult foley placement, and general cystoscopic maneuvers for full bladder evaluation. (Note: This workshop is limited to 40 participants.)

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Corporate Luncheon Symposium


Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer: The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time

1 contact hour

Leanne Schimke, MSN, NP, CRNP, CUNP

Supported by an unrestricted grant from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

1:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Preconference Workshop


Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

4 contact hours

Terri E. Gustafson, PT, MPT, CFMT, BCB-PMD
Julie Peacock, PT, DPT, BCB-PMD
Christi Sabatka, PT, MPT, BS

Accurate assessment, diagnosis and treatment of various urologic condition, is vital to enhance the urologic practitioner’s skill and to achieve positive patient outcomes. Providing patients a variety of treatment options is key to achieving success when considering urologic conditions that result from pelvic floor and/or pelvic girdle impairments. Common diagnoses include stress, urge and mixed urinary incontinence, urinary retention, fecal incontinence, colorectal evacuation dysfunction, male and female pelvic pain and pelvic organ prolapse. Gain an understanding of the physical therapist’s objective assessment and treatment techniques while participating in practical sessions and case studies. This session is appropriate for the nurse performing bio-feedback and the advanced provider managing the patient. (Note: This workshop is limited to 26 participants.)

12:00 nn – 5:00 pm

Preconference Workshop


Overactive Bladder (OAB) Bootcamp – Update of Current Treatment Approaches

No contact hours awarded

Speaker TBD

  • Discuss the unique role of APPs in the clinical management of OAB and opportunities to address the most significant clinical challenges
  • Provide a forum for sharing best practices in OAB care among the APP community
  • Explore opportunities for Urovant to help advance patient care with APPs

(Note: This workshop is limited to 100 participants. Pre-registration required.)

Sponsored by Urovant Sciences

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Business Meeting / Awards / FAUNA Induction

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall / Silent Auction

Plan your time in the exhibit hall and meet with companies about their products and services. Click here to view the exhibitor listing/floorplan.

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