Overactive Bladder and Anticholinergics in Children

Overactive Bladder and Anticholinergics in Children

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Welcome to the online CME course: “Overactive Bladder and Anticholinergics in Children,” presented by the faculty of the Department of Urology at Boston Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the BCH Department of Medical Education. In his talk, Dr. Stuart B. Bauer provides an overview of overactive bladder, reviews current research, and presents evidence-based protocols for evaluation and treatment of overactive bladder.

Instructional Time

0 hour, 30 minutes

Target Audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Primary Care and Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners

Expiration Dates

  • Released: 04/25/2017
  • Reviewed: 04/25/2017
  • Expires: 04/25/2020

Course Format

Self-paced, using text and video, with post-test assessments. Requires 80% or higher score to earn CME credit. Online course assessment. Requires Safari (v6 or higher), Chrome (v38 or higher), Internet Explorer (v11 or higher), or Firefox (v23 or higher).

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Learning Objectives

The goal of this course is to review current best practices in the diagnosis and care of children with overactive bladder. Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the indicators of overactive bladder in children
  • Evaluate children for overactive bladder, using physician exams, histories, and lab studies
  • Explain behavioral and medical treatment options for children with overactive bladder
  • Recognize when overactive bladder can be safely managed in a general pediatric setting, and when subspecialty referral is appropriate



Dr. Stuart B. Bauer, MD

Senior Associate in Urology

Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical Surgery


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Instructor Disclosures

No disclosures to report:

Dr. Stuart B. Bauer

Course Director Disclosures

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Dr. Carlos Estrada

Content Reviewers

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Dan Schwartz

Boston Children's Hospital CME Manager Disclosures

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Lesley Niccolini

Commercial and Financial Support Disclosure

This program receives no commercial support.