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MILWAUKEE, WI CONGRESS SCHEDULE
AUGUST 18-19, 2016

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US CONFERENCE SCHEDULE 
 

THURSDAY AUGUST 18, 2016

 

7:00-5:00 REGISTRATION/INFORMATION DESK OPEN

7:00-8:15 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

8:15 Welcome/Opening Remarks
                        Adrian Wagg
, MD-Conference Chair/Sherrie Palm, APOPS Founder

8:30 POP Overview and Impact
                        Roger Goldberg, MD, Urogynecology

9:00     Bridging the Gap: POP Misconceptions
                        
Sherrie Palm, APOPS Founder/Patient Advocate

9:30     Imaging for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Technique, Pathology, Pitfalls, and Future Direction
                        
Vikas Shah, MBBS, Radiology

 

10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL
 

 

10:30   If We Don’t Ask, They Don’t Tell: Secrets of the Pelvic Floor
                         Heidi Brown, MD, Urogynecology

11:00 Urinary Incontinence, Physician Knowledge of Management, and Barriers to Patient Care                     
                         Adrian Wagg, MD, Internal and Geriatric Medicine

11:30 Understanding the Impact of POP on Intimacy
                         Ellen Barnard, MSSW, Sexual Health
 

12:00-1:30 LUNCHEON/EXHIBIT HALL

 

1:30     Challenges in Bowel and Bladder Health: Meds, Diet, and Probiotics
                        Diana Hankey Underwood, CRNP, Continence Care  

2:00  Postpartum PT: Normalizing the Pressure System from the Glottis to the Pelvic Floor
            
            Susan Clinton, PT/PhD, Women's Health

2:30          POP Screening in the Elderly Patient
                         Marisa Clifton, MD, Urology
 

3:00-3:30 COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL

 

3:30     Vaginal Laser Therapy: A New Frontier in Pelvic Health
                        Katherine Stevenson, MDm Urogynecology

 

7:00-9:00 WELCOME RECEPTION

 

Friday August 19, 2016

 

7:00-3:00 REGISTRATION/INFORMATION DESK OPEN

7:00-8:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

8:00      OAB and POP: Distinction, Intersection, and Navigation
                        
Michael Guralnick, MD, Urology

8:30     POP and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Navigating Neuromuscular Disease Intersect
             Patricia Shimanek, PT, DPT, Ehlers-Danlos 

9:00     Natural History of POP in Patients Actively Seeking Treatment  
                        Ali Borzjani, PhD, Biomechanical Engineering

9:30     Better Living Through Pessaries
                        Maureen Sheetz, NP POP, Sexual, Incontinence        
 


10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL

           

10:30   Hormone Depletion and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Rebuilding the Scaffold
                        Debra Muth, ND, NP, Women's Health/Anti-Aging/Regenerative Medicine

11:00 FRIDAY KEYNOTE:  Management of Middle Compartment Prolapse
                        Oscar Contreras Ortiz, MD, Urogynecology
**IUGA Co-Founder, former FIGO Pelvic Floor Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Working Group Chair, and International Urogyncologic Key Opinion Leader**   
   

12:00-1:30 LUNCHEON/EXHIBIT HALL

 

1:30     The  Exam Techniques for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: The Standing Screen Matters
                         Sarah Stiriss NP, Women's Health
                               
2:00     POP Patient Panel

3:00     Closing Remarks  
                        Adrian Wagg, MD/Sherrie Palm

5:00      APOPS Board Meeting: Founder's Room

ACCME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

THIS ACTIVITY HAS BEEN PLANNED AND IMPLEMENTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ESSENTIAL AREAS AND POLICIES OF THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION THROUGH THE JOINT PROVIDERSHIP OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN AND ASSOCIATION FOR PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE SUPPORT (APOPS). THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN IS ACCREDITED BY THE ACCME TO PROVIDE CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION FOR PHYSICIANS.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT:

THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN DESIGNATES THIS LIVE ACTIVITY FOR A MAXIMUM OF 10.25 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT(S) ™.  PHYSICIANS SHOULD CLAIM ONLY THE CREDIT COMMENSURATE WITH THE EXTENT OF THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE ACTIVITY.

HOURS OF PARTICIPATION FOR ALLIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN DESIGNATES THIS ACTIVITY FOR UP TO 10.25 HOURS OF PARTICIPATION FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.