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Treatment of the Woman with Refractory Overactive Bladder

Online CME Activity

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There is no charge for this activity.

Course Description

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a global medical issue with over 15% of women over the age of 20 having symptoms of urinary incontinence. This online CME activity will help you implement treatment strategies based on the AUA guidelines and recommendations focusing on third tier treatment options suitable for the complicated or refractory patient.

Number of Credits

.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.

Steps to Successfully Completing This Activity

To participate in this activity and receive credit, please follow these steps:

Step 1: Register for the activity by clicking the “Register Now!” button.

Step 2:
Complete the pre-survey and view the online activity

Step 3:
Upon receiving a passing score on the post-test, claim your credits and print your certificate.

If you do not claim your credit(s), we will be unable to award you credit for participation in this activity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Implement treatment strategies for OAB based on AUA guidelines and recommendations
  • Incorporate into clinical practice medical/surgical interventions suitable for the complicated patient with OAB

Additional Information

AUA Guidelines 

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. (TOPEC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of .25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Allergan and Medtronic.

Original Release Date: 05/28/2013
Expiration Date: 05/28/2014

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the practicing obstetrician and gynecologist, family physician, internal medicine physician, physician assistant and nurse practitioner.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

TOPEC and Omnia Education assess conflict of interest with its faculty, planners, authors and reviewers of CME activities. If conflicts of interest are identified for anyone who is in a position to control content, the conflicts are thoroughly vetted and resolved in part by the use of independent reviewers who review content for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in the activity and patient care recommendations. TOPEC and Omnia Education are committed to providing its learners with high quality, unbiased and state-of-the-art education.

The following faculty, reviewers and planners have reported real or apparent conflicts of interest that have been resolved:


Howard B. Goldman, MD, FACS
Associate Professor, Urology
Center for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Urology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Financial Relationship Disclosure
Consultant: Allergan, Medtronic, Teva
Speaker: Allergan, Astellas, Medtronic


Brian P. McDonough, MD
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Chairman, Department of Family Medicine
St. Francis Hospital
Wilmington, DE
Financial Relationship Disclosure
No relationship reported

Andrea J. Singer, MD

Associate Professor
Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
Financial Relationship Disclosure
Commercial Interest Speakers' Bureau: Amgen Inc.
Consultant: Amgen Inc., Medtronic
Contracted Researcher: Amgen Inc.


Ken Brown
Financial Relationship Disclosure
No relationship reported

Ann Early
Financial Relationship Disclosure
No relationship reported

Barry A. Fiedel, PhD
Financial Relationship Disclosure

No relationship reported

Alexandra Lawson
Financial Relationship Disclosure
No relationship reported

Sean T. Saunders, CCMEP
Financial Relationship Disclosure
No relationship reported

Hardware/Software Requirements

Omnia Education presents this activity using basic internet formatting. We recommend the following hardware and software for best viewing:

Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Vista,
or Macintosh OS X
Display resolution of 800 x 600 pixels or greater
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0
Flash 8.0

Other system configurations may work perfectly well, subject to your personal preferences.


The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of TOPEC and Omnia Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Omnia Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

Reproduction Prohibited

Reproduction of this material is not permitted without written permission from the copyright owner.

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