ICS EDUCATIONAL COURSE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE
BRAZILIAN SOCIETY OF UROLOGY – SECTION RS (SBU-RS)
Porto Alegre, Brazil 2011
This is the first ICS Educational Course held in Porto Alegre, the main city of Southern Brazil, which will take place on 15th and 16th July 2011.
The educational course is aimed at urologists, gynecologists, gastroenterologists, proctologists, nurses, physiotherapists and public health providers. The ICS Educational Course in Porto Alegre will be an “add-on course” to the SBU-RS International Meeting (Jornada Internacional de Urologia da SBU-RS).
Topics in the programme include: Urinary Incontinence (neurogenic and non-neurogenic), Overactive Bladder, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Post-Prostatectomy Urinary Incontinence, and multidisciplinary approach.
The course will be held at Plaza São Rafael Events Center, Porto Alegre, Brazil. The Events Center has an infrastructure that is prepared to host all kinds of events, with 6,000 square meters and capacity up to 3000 people. It is characterized by the contemporary structure, located in the heart of the state’s capital, which facilitates the access to the local.
Márcio Augusto Averbeck, Alexandre Fornari and Carlos Levy D’Ancona are the ICS coordinators. The Brazilian Society of Urology, Section RS (Rio Grande do Sul), along with its Female Urology Department, will support the event and promote it to its members.