Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostate Update

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Perform a differential diagnosis to distinguish between prostatitis, BPH, and other urologic conditions in male patients.
2. Use current evidence-based recommendations to determine appropriate pharmacologic, CAM, watchful waiting or surgical treatment strategies for major urologic diagnoses.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients, emphasizing adherence to prescribed therapies.
4. Coordinate referral and follow-up care with other specialists (e.g. urologists, other surgeons) when red flags identified during diagnosis and evaluation indicate necessity.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

William M. Simpson, Jr., MD, FAAFP, Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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