Puget Sound SUNA Chapter Presents

WESTERN REGION UROLOGY
CONFERENCE 2012

 

Date:

10/7/12

Registration 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

10/8/12 – 10/10/12

Daily Conference 7:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Place:

Hilton Waikoloa Village,
Big Island, Hawaii

$150 SUNA Members

$175 Non-SUNA Members

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This 3 day conference will provide urologic healthcare workers with professional development opportunities focused on a wide variety of urological topics chosen to enhance the understanding of urologic conditions and the current treatments available for patients. It is held in conjunction with the Western Section American Urological Association. The topics/speakers are:

 

John Corman, MD Prostate cancer and nutrition.
Fred Govier, MD The medical and surgical treatment options for erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence in the male patient.
Christian Kuhr, MD Care and feeding of your kidney/pancreas transplant.
Kathleen Kobashi, MD Female urinary incontinence and treatments
Alvaro Lucioni, MD Urinary Diversions
Robert Dale McClure, MD Male Infertility
Douglas Masson, MD Hypogonadism
Raymond Merrell, MD Urinary calculi:  diagnosis and treatment
Bhavin Patel, MD Laparoscopic  renal surgeries in urology
Christopher Porter, MD Testicular cancer:  Addressing nursing questions from a survey sent to 13 urology nurses.
Gus Vanderkolk, BA A discussion of the various tools and supplies available to patients dealing with urinary incontinence and retention.

CONTACT CREDIT HOURS

This activity has been submitted to the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA) for approval to award 11 contact hours. SUNA is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

REGISTRATION

Deadline to have your registration form mailed and postmarked with enclosed check is 9/24/12. SUNA members $150, Non-SUNA members $175. Click the link below to download the brochure and registration form with instructions. (Please note that if you have already sent in a payment, the difference will be arranged  to reimburse you the difference to reflect the new registration fee at the conference.)

SUNA Hawaii Registration form and Brochure 2012

LODGING

Room reservations can be made by contacting the Hilton Waikoloa Village, 800-445-8667 and specify the “AUA” group convention rate. Nightly room rates start at $230. Rates do not include tax of 13.42%. Deadline to reserve rooms is Sept. 1, but do not wait reserve now as rooms are selling out. For more information regarding lodging at Hilton Waikoloa Village, click here.

If you have any questions you can contact program organizer, Lane Biag, CURN, at lanereid@comcast.net or (206) 518-3608.

 

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Important Dates & Info

  • September 17: Pre-Registration Deadline - NOW CLOSED
  • September 1: Hotel Room Reservation Cut-Off Date
  • CME Approved: Earn a max of 33.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™