Advanced Practice Providers Education

2024 SMSNA Advanced Practice Providers Essentials Course

Breaking Barriers in Sexual Medicine

A unique and innovative hybrid course focusing on the necessary elements needed for healthcare providers to provide high-quality sexual medicine within a clinical setting.

Endo Men’s Health is sponsoring the APP Essentials Course, however does not have influence on nor is responsible for the content.

Aleece Fosnight
Aleece FosnightMSPAS, PA-C, CSC, CSE, NCMP, IF
Course Chair
Basil Kaaki
Basil KaakiDMSc, PA-C
Course Chair

COURSE OVERVIEW

- 6 two-hour monthly virtual presentations (highlighted below)
- Hands-on training at the Annual SMSNA Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ (4 hours)*
- Free membership until December 31, 2024 (and discounted annually thereafter), to all APPs and AHPs who register for/attend the Course (new members only).
- A certificate of completion will be awarded to those that complete the full virtual portion as well as the hands-on training.**

*Separate registration for the hands-on course will be required and will be on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are an APP member and register for the Annual Fall Scientific Meeting, you will be automatically registered for the hands-on course being held Saturday, October 19 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. As a pre-requisite to the hands-on course, we kindly ask all individuals to complete the online portion of the Essentials Course detailed on this page.
**One for those who complete the virtual course and are unable to attend the hands-on session at the Annual Meeting -and- one for those who complete the entire course.

CLICKING ON EACH TILE BELOW WILL SHOW YOU THAT SESSION'S LEARNING OBJECTIVES.

FINALLY, AFTER EACH MODULE (WITHIN ONE WEEK OF EACH LIVE EVENT), THE RECORDING WILL BE AVAILABLE VIA A "WATCH NOW" BUTTON UNDER IT'S RESPECTIVE TILE; HOWEVER, YOU MUST BE A SMSNA MEMBER AND BE LOGGED IN.

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Dr. Kaaki's Bio
Dr. Ziegelmann's Bio
Ms. Bingaman's Bio
Mr. Mitchell's Bio
Dr. Pope's Bio
Dr. Shindel's Bio
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Dr. Kranz's Bio
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Mr. Vigorito's Bio

Advanced Practice Providers Educationn

2023 SMSNA Advanced Practice Providers Essentials Course

Mastering Sexual Medicine

A unique and innovative hybrid course focusing on the necessary elements needed for healthcare providers to provide high-quality sexual medicine within a clinical setting.

Endo Men’s Health is sponsoring the APP Essentials Course, however does not have influence on nor is responsible for the content.

Aleece Fosnight
Aleece FosnightMSPAS, PA-C, CSC, CSE, NCMP, IF
Course Chair
Basil Kaaki
Basil KaakiDMSc, PA-C
Course Chair

COURSE OVERVIEW

- 6 two-hour monthly virtual presentations (highlighted below)
- Hands-on training at the Annual SMSNA Meeting in San Diego, CA (4 hours)*
- Free membership until December 31, 2023 (and discounted annually thereafter), to all APPs and AHPs who register for/attend the Course (new members only).
- A certificate of completion will be awarded to those that complete the full virtual portion as well as the hands-on training.**

*Separate registration for the hands-on course will be required and will be on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are an APP member and register for the Annual Fall Scientific Meeting, you will be automatically registered for the hands-on course being held Saturday, November 18 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. As a pre-requisite to the hands-on course, we kindly ask all individuals to complete the online portion of the Essentials Course detailed on this page.
**One for those who complete the virtual course and are unable to attend the hands-on session at the Annual Meeting -and- one for those who complete the entire course.

CLICKING ON EACH TILE BELOW WILL SHOW YOU THAT SESSION'S LEARNING OBJECTIVES.

FINALLY, AFTER EACH MODULE (WITHIN ONE WEEK OF EACH LIVE EVENT), THE RECORDING WILL BE AVAILABLE VIA A "WATCH NOW" BUTTON UNDER IT'S RESPECTIVE TILE; HOWEVER, YOU MUST BE A SMSNA MEMBER AND BE LOGGED IN.

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Dr. Khera's Bio
Mr. Kaaki's Bio
Dr. Bernie's Bio
Ms. Mardis' Bio
Ms. Gumpf's Bio
Dr. Tapscott's Bio
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Dr. Buehler's Bio
Ms. Caswell's Bio
Ms. Fosnight's Bio
Dr. Rubin's Bio
Rev. Kari Caldwell's Bio
Dr. Downey's Bio
Dr. Paz's Bio
Dr. Pearlman's Bio

Program Outline for Hands-on Training

Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 8am to 12noon PST
San Diego, CA

In 2023 SMSNA has continued its outreach program for Advance Practice Providers (APPs) by offering the SMSNA Essentials Course: Mastering Sexual Medicine.
As part of this course, we’ll be offering a hands on training session during the 24th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting in San Diego, on Saturday, November 18 from 8 am – 12 pm.
We will be applying for continuing medical education credits for this session. 

Course Chairs: 
Aleece Fosnight, MSPAS, PA-C 
Basil Kaaki, DMSc, PA-C 

Program Schedule:
08:00 am - 08:10 am - Welcome
08:15 am - 08:55 am  - First rotation
09:00 am - 09:40 am  - Second rotation 
09:45 am - 10:25 am  - Third rotation 
10:30 am - 11:10 am  - Fourth rotation 
11:15 am - 11:55 am  - Fifth rotation   

Program Content: 
Xiaflex Injections (Kristen Gumpf, PA) 
- Hands on Xiaflex training, injection technique, pre and post procedure counseling, penile modeling 
- Discuss adverse reactions and ways to treat/minimize   

Penile Prosthesis (Michael White, PA & Steve Carlson, NP)
- Review and discuss different models
- Inflation and deflation teaching   

Testosterone Pellet implantation (Basil Kaaki, PA)
- Live implantation if possible
- Discuss indication, ideal candidate, pros/cons
- Review different types of pellets available (compounded vs non compounded)
- Display compounded pellets

Intracavernosal injection teaching (Keith Regets, PA)
- Review and discuss different compounded and non-compounded formulations
- ICI injection teaching demonstration
- In office Priapism management with phenylephrine

Vulvar and Pelvic Floor Examination (Aleece Fosnight, PA)
- Review and discuss pertinent anatomy and how it relates to sexual dysfunction
- Live demonstration   

Participants must complete the 6 virtual courses in order to participate in the hands-on course.
Separate registration for the hands-on course will be required and will be on a first-come-first-served basis (100 seats available).

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