Overactive bladder (OAB) affects 33 million Americans and takes a significant toll on quality of life. Of the small percentage of people who seek care, less than half actually receive treatment. Primary care practitioners have an important role in assessing at-risk patients and managing OAB. In this CME/CE eCourse, two specialists discuss differential diagnosis and individualization of treatment, including the essential role of behavioral therapy and selection of pharmacotherapy. Simulated case video vignettes highlight critical patient-clinician interactions and long-term management.
Interactive, audio-enhanced slide lecture with video case study
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Assess at-risk patients for symptoms of OAB
- Individualize treatment with behavioral and pharmacologic therapy according to efficacy, safety, patient factors, and current guidelines
- Implement strategies to address the long-term management of OAB, including addressing adverse events and adherence
NPs and PAs
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Practicing Clinicians Exchange is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
ANCC Credit Designation
Nursing contact hours: 1.00, which includes 0.50 hours of pharmacology credit
AAPA Credit Designation
Practicing Clinicians Exchange has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until August 9, 2021. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
PA course advisor: Brooke Zilinskas MMS, PA-C, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
IPCE Credit Designation
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas.
The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Practicing Clinicians Exchange or any educational supporter.
All faculty and planners participating in continuing education activities sponsored by Practicing Clinicians Exchange are required to disclose to the audience any relevant support or substantial relationships with providers of commercial products and/or devices discussed in this activity and/or with any commercial supporters of the activity. In addition, all faculty are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in this activity. The faculty and planning committee have been advised that this activity must be free from commercial bias, and based upon all the available scientifically rigorous data from research that conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
Dr Hull has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Dr MacDiarmid: consultant/speaker: Astellas, Ferring, Laborie.
None of the members of the planning committee or PCE staff have any relevant relationships to disclose.
Participants wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:
- Watch the eCourse in its entirety
- Relate the content material to the learning objectives
- Complete the post-test and evaluation form
Successful completion of the post-test is required to earn CE/CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70%.
The estimated time to complete this activity is 1.00 hours.
Release date: August 10, 2020
Expiration date: August 9, 2021
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