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An Introduction to Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

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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

During and upon completion of this course the student will engage in activities that lead to the following behaviors and learning experiences:

  • 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, WCS, BCB-PMD

Is an Assistant 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 (7.5 hours)

Pelvic Floor Anatomy

Bladder and Bowel Physiology

Introduction to Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions

Medical Management of Urologic Conditions & Urologic Tests

Marketing/Documentation/Reimbursement

Day 1

12:30 p.m.
Registration

1 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions

1:30 p.m.
Review of Pelvic Floor Anatomy / Pelvic Floor Evaluation – External observation, skin integrity, palpation, and identification of muscles

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

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 4 Biofeedback and electrical Stimulation

11 a.m.
Pelvic Floor dysfunctions:  Pelvic organ prolapse/ Female Pelvic Pain / High tone pelvic floor dysfunctions

12 p.m.
Lunch and case studies

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

1:30 p.m.
Lab 5:  The Core

2 p.m.
Urge urinary Incontinence, OAB and bladder retraining/behavioral health

Lab 6: Bladder retraining

3 p.m.
Lab 7:  Final PFM examination and treatment prescription

4 p.m.
Questions, resources

5 p.m.
Adjournment


Registration

Licensed Physical Therapists: $525

Physical Therapy Students: $350

Requirements: Participants must complete the webinar series prior to the in-person didactic portion on November 11, 2022.  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

Due to the sensitive nature of this course, all male registrants must provide their own live female model to act as patient.

A light breakfast and lunch will be served on Saturday (Day 2) and snacks will be provided both days (Day 1 and 2).

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Add to Calendar 20221111T000000Z 20221112T235900Z 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=32f79fe3-6e5a-425c-8f01-23ce8a3bff6a" target="_blank">Sign Up</a></h1> <h2>Objectives</h2> <p>During and upon completion of this course the student will engage in activities that lead to the following behaviors and learning experiences:</p> <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, WCS, BCB-PMD</strong></p> <p>Is an Assistant 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 style="margin-bottom: 11px;">Schedule</h2> <p style="margin-bottom:11px"><strong>Webinar (7.5 hours)</strong></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 &amp; Urologic Tests</p> <p>Marketing/Documentation/Reimbursement</p> <p><strong>Day 1</strong></p> <p><strong>12:30 p.m.</strong><br /> Registration</p> <p><strong>1 p.m.</strong><br /> Welcome and Introductions</p> <p><strong>1:30 p.m.</strong><br /> Review of Pelvic Floor Anatomy / Pelvic Floor Evaluation – External observation, skin integrity, palpation, and identification of muscles</p> <p><strong>3 p.m.</strong><br /> Lab 1 PF evaluation - External observation and palpation</p> <p><strong>4 p.m.</strong><br /> PF evaluation continued &nbsp;- Internal assessment, MMT, Laycock PERF, pelvic clock, and muscle identification / mapping</p> <p><strong>5 p.m.</strong><br /> Lab 2 PF internal evaluation (muscle mapping, MMT, Laycock PERF)</p> <p><strong>6 p.m.</strong><br /> Adjournment</p> <p><strong>Day 2</strong></p> <p><strong>8 a.m.</strong><br /> Pelvic Health subjective questioning&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8:30 a.m.</strong><br /> Lab 3 Subjective Questioning&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9 a.m.</strong><br /> Stress Urinary Incontinence evaluation and treatment interventions including sEMG and Electrical Stimulation</p> <p><strong>10 a.m.</strong><br /> Lab 4 Biofeedback and electrical Stimulation</p> <p><strong>11 a.m.</strong><br /> Pelvic Floor dysfunctions:&nbsp; Pelvic organ prolapse/ Female Pelvic Pain / High tone pelvic floor dysfunctions</p> <p><strong>12 p.m.</strong><br /> Lunch and case studies</p> <p><strong>1 p.m.</strong><br /> he Core:&nbsp; Assessing for Abdominal Wall Dysfunction, breathing and putting it all together</p> <p><strong>1:30 p.m.</strong><br /> Lab 5: &nbsp;The Core</p> <p><strong>2 p.m.</strong><br /> Urge urinary Incontinence, OAB and bladder retraining/behavioral health</p> <p>Lab 6: Bladder retraining</p> <p><strong>3 p.m.</strong><br /> Lab 7:&nbsp; Final PFM examination and treatment prescription</p> <p><strong>4 p.m.</strong><br /> Questions, resources</p> <p><strong>5 p.m.</strong><br /> Adjournment</p> <hr /> <h2>Registration</h2> <p>Licensed Physical Therapists: $525</p> <p>Physical Therapy Students: $350</p> <p style="margin-bottom:11px">Requirements: Participants must complete the webinar series prior to the in-person didactic portion on November 11, 2022.&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> <p style="margin-bottom:11px">Due to the sensitive nature of this course, all male registrants must provide their own live female model to act as patient.</p> <p>A light breakfast and lunch will be served on Saturday (Day 2) and snacks will be provided both days (Day 1 and 2).</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