PT Course Details
Course # 1186
Physical Therapy Treatment of Adult Urinary Incontinence in All Treatment Settings Part 1
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Describe the functional anatomy of the pelvic floor.
- Distinguish between the different types of urinary incontinence.
- Describe the role of the pelvic floor incontinence, respiration, and lumbo-pelvic motor control.
- Demonstrate methods of specifically activating the pelvic floor muscles during exercise to treat urinary incontinence.
- Describe evidence based interventions for pelvic floor muscle training.
|0-20 Minutes||Scope of the Problem of Urinary Incontinence (UI)|
|20-60 Minutes||Lower Urinary Tract Function, Types of Incontinence, and Medical Management|
|60-100 Minutes||Functional Anatomy of the pelvic floor and the “core”|
|100-110 Minutes||Introduction to Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and PFM Training|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary Review , Q and A|
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Cynthia E. Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
With more than 23 years of experience as a clinician, leader and educator in women’s health rehabilitation, Cynthia (Cindy) Neville leads a diverse team of clinicians at Brooks Rehabilitation in Jacksonville Florida who provide pelvic floor and women’s health rehabilitation services in all levels of care including acute care, inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, and home health care. Cindy conducts comprehensive post-graduate education and training for physical therapists in obstetric and pelvic floor rehabilitation and is the coordinator of the Brooks Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Women’s Health Residency Program. Cindy served from 2007-2010 as the national Committee Chair of the APTA’s Section on Women’s Health Certificate of Achievement Programs (CAPP-pelvic and CAPP-OB) for physical therapists in the areas of pelvic floor rehabilitation and pregnancy and postpartum physical therapy. She has authored multiple scientific posters and papers of women’s health rehabilitation research, most recently presenting research on pelvic pain and on postpartum musculoskeletal health at the World Congress of Physical Therapy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in June 2011. Cindy is an international presenter and national educator on pelvic floor and pregnancy-related rehabilitation.
Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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