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Patient Engagement and Long-term Management in OAB

Medical Minute

In this online module, experts discuss best practices in long-term management of overactive bladder and increasing patient engagement.

Physician Assistants/Physician Associates: 0.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit

Nurse Practitioners: 0.25 Nursing contact hours, includes 0.25 hour of pharmacotherapy credit

Released: January 30, 2023

Expiration: January 29, 2024

No longer available for credit.



Scott MacDiarmid

Scott MacDiarmid, MD, FRCPSC

Clinical Associate Professor
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Bladder Control and Pelvic Pain Center
Alliance Urology Specialists
Greensboro, North Carolina

Diane K. Newman

Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

Adjunct Professor of Urology in Surgery
Research Investigation Senior
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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This activity is supported by an education grant from


Target Audience

NPs and PAs involved in the management of patients with overactive bladder.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Formulate strategies to manage OAB long term, taking into account concomitant medications, adverse events, and adherence


All faculty and planners participating in continuing education activities sponsored by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. All relevant conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. 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 available scientifically rigorous data from research that conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Scott A. MacDiarmid, MD, FRCPSC: consultant/speaker: Astellas, Urovant, Valencies.

Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN: consultant/speaker: Coloplast, Covatec, Urovant.

The planners and content peer reviewers from Partners for Advancing Clinical Education and Practicing Clinicians Exchange do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Credit

Learners wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:

  1. View the content in its entirety
  2. Relate the content material to the learning objectives
  3. Complete evaluation form

The estimated time to complete this activity is 0.25 hours.


The program has been made available online.


The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Partners for Advancing Clinical Education, Practicing Clinicians Exchange, or any educational supporter.


Joint Accreditation Statement
Joint AccreditationIn support of improving patient care, Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) 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: 0.25, which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology credits.


AAPA Credit Designation
Joint AccreditationPartners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until January 29, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


IPCE Credit Designation

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.