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LIVE Webinar: Overactive Bladder - Novel Therapeutics

with Cheryl Iglesia and Alyssa Brown

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | 7:00 - 8:00 PM EST | 1 CE / 1 Rx CE
$14.99 (Students) | $24.99 (Members) | $29.99 (Student Non-Members) | $49.99 (Non-Members)


At the end of this presentation, participants will outline and recognize;

1) the impact of anticholinergic use on cognitive function
2) the role of newer beta 3 agonists
3) optimal management of bladder botox injections
4) the newest neuromodulation technologies from MRI compatible sacral stimulators to implantable posterior tibial nerve devices

Presenter

Cheryl Iglesia

Dr. Iglesia is nationally and internationally recognized for advancing surgical techniques in reconstructive pelvic surgery. Among her many roles, Dr. Iglesia is the current Chair of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Advisory Board at the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and is a past chair of both the Committee for Gynecologic Practice at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the ACOG Patient Education Board. She has served as Program Chair for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS) and the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and has also served on the AUGS Board of Directors. Since 2011, Dr. Iglesia is an appointed special governmental employee for the ObGyn Devices Panel at the US FDA. She currently is the 49th President for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.

Dr. Iglesia has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles, numerous other articles and book chapters and has edited textbooks and high-impact practice guidelines. She is the recipient of teaching awards and invited visiting professorships but is most proud of the dozens of fellows, residents and students she has mentored and trained over the past 22 years.

Alyssa Brown, FNP-C

Alyssa Brown, FNP-C, is a nurse practitioner with the National Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery (NCAPS) at MedStar Health. As a healthcare provider specializing in urogynecology, she sees women for the diagnosis and treatment of all pelvic floor disorders including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, recurrent UTIs, atrophic vaginitis, painful bladder syndrome and other pain disorders. Alyssa completed a Master of Science in Nursing at Drexel University, where she studied as a family nurse practitioner and joined MedStar NCAPS upon graduation. Prior to that, she worked as a registered nurse at MedStar Washington Hospital center for 7 years and was recognized as the Nurse of the Year by the 2021 graduating residents in the Department of Ob/Gyn. She received her BSN magna cum laude from Wilkes University. When not advocating for women, Alyssa enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, running and traveling.
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