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An Introduction to Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Description

This course is designed for the novice clinician/student interested in pelvic floor rehabilitation. The participant will be instructed in pelvic floor examination, treatment, commonly used outcome measures and billing. The course will include internal pelvic floor assessment methods in addition to manual therapy and other modalities commonly used in pelvic floor rehabilitation.

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Objectives

  • Describe the urogenital system in a normal functioning adult.
  • Identify common bladder and pelvic floor pathologies occurring in the women’s health patient.
  • Screen patient’s dietary and toileting habits and identify common medical interventions for management of bladder dysfunctions.
  • Perform a pelvic floor examination on a women’s health patient.
  • Apply biofeedback and electrical stimulation techniques for pelvic floor dysfunctions.
  • Discuss common bladder tests and measures for identifying pathology.
  • Apply physical therapy treatment interventions for bladder and pelvic floor.
  • Discuss documentation and payment issues specific to the women’s health patient.

Facilitators

Julie Peterson, PT, DPT, EdD, WCS, BCB-PMD

Is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Creighton University.  She has been working with patients with pelvic floor dysfunctions, including bowel and bladder dysfunctions for over 20 years.  Dr. Peterson serves as a mentor in the Women’s Health Residency Program at Creighton University, the Director of PT Residency Programs at Creighton University, as well as a clinical instructor for entry level DPT students.  Dr. Peterson is the Director of Creighton Therapy and Wellness, a specialty faculty practice in women’s health.

Kari Bargstadt-Wilson, PT, MPT, WCS, CSCS

Is an instructor in the department of physical therapy at Creighton University.  She has been working in the area of women’s health for over 26 years.  Specifically, her areas of specialty are urinary and fecal incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, and bowel/bladder disorders.  Ms. Bargstadt-Wilson serves as the Women’s Health Residency Coordinator and mentor in the Women’s Health Residency Program at Creighton University as well as a clinical instructor for entry level DPT students.


Schedule

Webinar

Let’s talk sex

Pediatric

Pelvic Floor Anatomy

Bladder and Bowel Physiology

Introduction to Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions

Medical Management of Urologic Conditions

Marketing/Documentation/Reimbursement

Case Studies

Ultrasound imaging

PFM evaluation

 

Day 1: March 15, 2024

12:30 p.m.
Registration

1 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction

1:30 p.m.
Review of Pelvic Floor Anatomy / Pelvic Floor Evaluation

3 p.m.
Lab 1 PF evaluation - External observation and palpation

4 p.m.
PF evaluation continued - Internal assessment, MMT, Laycock PERF, pelvic clock, and muscle identification / mapping

5 p.m.
Lab 2 PF internal evaluation (muscle mapping, MMT, Laycock PERF)

6 p.m.
Adjournment

 

Day 2: March 16, 2024

8 a.m.
Pelvic Health subjective questioning

8:30 a.m.
Lab 3 Subjective Questioning 

9 a.m.
Stress Urinary Incontinence evaluation and treatment interventions including sEMG and Electrical Stimulation

10 a.m.
Lab 5 Biofeedback and electrical Stimulation

11 a.m.
Urge urinary Incontinence, OAB and bladder retraining/behavioral health

Lab 6: Bladder retraining

12 p.m.
Lunch and clinical reasoning theatre

1 p.m.
The Core:  Assessing for Abdominal Wall Dysfunction, breathing and putting it all together

1:30 p.m.
Lab 7:  The Core

2 p.m.
Signs to look for high tone dysfunction…contraindications

2:30 p.m.
Lab 8:  Final PFM examination and treatment prescription

4 p.m.
Questions, resources

5 p.m.
Adjournment


Requirements

Participants must complete the webinar series prior to the in-person didactic portion on March 15, 2024.  Participants must pass with at least an 80% on the post-test and email the certificate of completion to Julie Peterson at juliepeterson@creighton.edu

Registration

$525 for Licensed Physical Therapist
$300 for Physical Therapy Students 

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Date and Time

Friday, March 15 to Saturday, March 16 2024
Add to Calendar 20240315T000000Z 20240316T235900Z America/Chicago An Introduction to Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation <p style="margin-bottom:13px">This course is designed for the novice clinician/student interested in pelvic floor rehabilitation. The participant will be instructed in pelvic floor examination, treatment, commonly used outcome measures and billing. The course will include internal pelvic floor assessment methods in addition to manual therapy and other modalities commonly used in pelvic floor rehabilitation.</p> <h1 style="margin-bottom: 13px;"><a href="https://choose.creighton.edu/register/?id=6f91cae1-f282-4d2d-aa6b-9aa5e6827152" target="_blank">Sign Up</a></h1> <p style="margin-bottom:13px">&nbsp;</p> <h2>Objectives</h2> <ul> <li>Describe the urogenital system in a normal functioning adult.</li> <li>Identify common bladder and pelvic floor pathologies occurring in the women’s health patient.</li> <li>Screen patient’s dietary and toileting habits and identify common medical interventions for management of bladder dysfunctions.</li> <li>Perform a pelvic floor examination on a women’s health patient.</li> <li>Apply biofeedback and electrical stimulation techniques for pelvic floor dysfunctions.</li> <li>Discuss common bladder tests and measures for identifying pathology.</li> <li>Apply physical therapy treatment interventions for bladder and pelvic floor.</li> <li>Discuss documentation and payment issues specific to the women’s health patient.</li> </ul> <h2>Facilitators</h2> <p><strong>Julie Peterson, PT, DPT, EdD, WCS, BCB-PMD</strong></p> <p>Is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Creighton University.&nbsp; She has been working with patients with pelvic floor dysfunctions, including bowel and bladder dysfunctions for over 20 years.&nbsp; Dr. Peterson serves as a mentor in the Women’s Health Residency Program at Creighton University, the Director of PT Residency Programs at Creighton University, as well as a clinical instructor for entry level DPT students.&nbsp; Dr. Peterson is the Director of Creighton Therapy and Wellness, a specialty faculty practice in women’s health.</p> <p><strong>Kari Bargstadt-Wilson, PT, MPT, WCS, CSCS</strong></p> <p>Is an instructor in the department of physical therapy at Creighton University.&nbsp; She has been working in the area of women’s health for over 26 years.&nbsp; Specifically, her areas of specialty are urinary and fecal incontinence, chronic pelvic pain, and bowel/bladder disorders.&nbsp; Ms. Bargstadt-Wilson serves as the Women’s Health Residency Coordinator and mentor in the Women’s Health Residency Program at Creighton University as well as a clinical instructor for entry level DPT students.</p> <hr /> <h2>Schedule</h2> <p><strong>Webinar</strong></p> <p>Let’s talk sex</p> <p>Pediatric</p> <p>Pelvic Floor Anatomy</p> <p>Bladder and Bowel Physiology</p> <p>Introduction to Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions</p> <p>Medical Management of Urologic Conditions</p> <p>Marketing/Documentation/Reimbursement</p> <p>Case Studies</p> <p>Ultrasound imaging</p> <p>PFM evaluation</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Day 1: March 15, 2024</strong></p> <p>12:30 p.m.<br /> Registration</p> <p>1 p.m.<br /> Welcome and Introduction</p> <p>1:30 p.m.<br /> Review of Pelvic Floor Anatomy / Pelvic Floor Evaluation</p> <p>3 p.m.<br /> Lab 1 PF evaluation - External observation and palpation</p> <p>4 p.m.<br /> PF evaluation continued - Internal assessment, MMT, Laycock PERF, pelvic clock, and muscle identification / mapping</p> <p>5 p.m.<br /> Lab 2 PF internal evaluation (muscle mapping, MMT, Laycock PERF)</p> <p>6 p.m.<br /> Adjournment</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Day 2: March 16, 2024</strong></p> <p>8 a.m.<br /> Pelvic Health subjective questioning</p> <p>8:30 a.m.<br /> Lab 3 Subjective Questioning&nbsp;</p> <p>9 a.m.<br /> Stress Urinary Incontinence evaluation and treatment interventions including sEMG and Electrical Stimulation</p> <p>10 a.m.<br /> Lab 5 Biofeedback and electrical Stimulation</p> <p>11 a.m.<br /> Urge urinary Incontinence, OAB and bladder retraining/behavioral health</p> <p>Lab 6: Bladder retraining</p> <p>12 p.m.<br /> Lunch and clinical reasoning theatre</p> <p>1 p.m.<br /> The Core:&nbsp; Assessing for Abdominal Wall Dysfunction, breathing and putting it all together</p> <p>1:30 p.m.<br /> Lab 7: &nbsp;The Core</p> <p>2 p.m.<br /> Signs to look for high tone dysfunction…contraindications</p> <p>2:30 p.m.<br /> Lab 8:&nbsp; Final PFM examination and treatment prescription</p> <p>4 p.m.<br /> Questions, resources</p> <p>5 p.m.<br /> Adjournment</p> <hr /> <h2>Requirements</h2> <p>Participants must complete the webinar series prior to the in-person didactic portion on March 15, 2024.&nbsp; Participants must pass with at least an 80% on the post-test and email the certificate of completion to Julie Peterson at <a href="mailto:juliepeterson@creighton.edu">juliepeterson@creighton.edu</a></p> <h2>Registration</h2> <p>$525 for Licensed Physical Therapist<br /> $300 for Physical Therapy Students&nbsp;</p> Creighton Therapy and Wellness 17055 Frances Street, Suite 100 Omaha, NE 68130

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Creighton Therapy and Wellness
17055 Frances Street, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68130
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