OAB and Me: Aging, overactive bladder, and the patient perspective
Type: Accredited Symposia
Saturday May 12 7:00am to 8:00am Location: Symposia A
Incorporate recommendations from the 2017 Canadian Urological Association (CUA) guidelines on overactive bladder (OAB) into clinical practice.
Assess the impact of OAB on patients and their quality of life.
Differentiate between available treatment options and optimize selection based on individual patient needs.
Provide appropriate patient counselling to understand the patient perspective and address treatment expectations.
This Group Learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Ontario Chapter.
This program was supported in part by an educational grant from Astellas.
Gerald Brock MD Dr. Gerald Brock is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in London, Ontario. He is the President of the Canadian Urology Association, Secretary General of the International Society for Sexual Medicine and Chair of the Canadian Male Sexual Health Council (affiliate of the Canadian Urology Association – CUA). He has served as Chair of the Guidelines Committees of the CUA and CUA Scholarship Foundation Administrative chair. In 2015 he served as Chair of the 4th International Consensus Conference in Sexual Medicine in Madrid Spain.
He runs a productive basic science research lab at the Lawson Health Research Institute focusing on the impact of disease states on erectile mechanisms. His lab has received continuous peer-reviewed funding for two decades and currently serves as a vehicle to train residents and fellows in microsurgery, use of animal models of erectile dysfunction and gaining a greater understanding of basic research methodology.
Dr. Brock is the author of over 200 publications, book chapters, numerous abstracts and more than 20 research awards from national and international research organizations. Over the past ten years, he has been invited to speak across Canada, the USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. Dr. Brock’s work in urology and erectile dysfunction is acknowledged by his role as section editor of the CUA Journal, as well an editorial board member of multiple other scientific journals. He has run an active Andrology fellowship combining basic animal physiology with clinical exposure ranging from 1-2 years for the past 15 years with graduates of urology programs from North America, Asia and beyond.
Dean Elterman MD, MSc, FRCSC Dr. Dean S. Elterman completed his medical degree followed by residency in urologic surgery at the University of Toronto. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2011. Dr. Elterman completed a two-year fellowship in Voiding Dysfunction, Neuro-Urology, Female Urology and Pelvic Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.
Dr. Elterman has worked in the areas of men’s health and survivorship at the Iris Cantor Men’s Health Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College and at the University of Toronto. He is the Medical Director of the Prostate Cancer Rehabilitation Clinic at Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Centre.
He completed his Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences.
Dr. Elterman is a member of several professional societies including the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction, the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons, the International Neuromodulation Society, and the International Society of Men’s Health.