This course provides information regarding the impact of aging on the pelvic health of older adults along with practical tips to promote ideal pelvic floor activation and function in this population. This course will have applications both for pelvic health therapists who wish to know more about older adults and geriatric therapists who wish to understand the role of the pelvic floor better. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarWed, Mar 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify at least two changes in the pelvic floor muscles that are the result of hormonal shifts with normal aging.
- Participants will be able to discuss at least two techniques to improve utilization of pelvic floor muscles during daily activity and exercise to optimize performance.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two pieces of dietary information that can be beneficial in mitigating symptoms from pelvic floor dysfunction in older adults.
- Participants will be able to discuss at least two pelvic floor disorders that are common in older adults.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||Hormonal impact of aging on the pelvic floor|
|45-75 Minutes||Commonly seen pelvic floor disorders in the older adult|
|75-100 Minutes||Retraining the pelvic floor with exercise|
|100-110 Minutes||Lifestyle adaptations that can benefit patients with pelvic floor dysfunction|
|110-115 Minutes||Case study|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Jennifer Stone is a physical therapist and clinic manager in Columbia, Missouri. Her background is in orthopedics and pelvic health. She is passionate about bringing accurate and practical pelvic health education and information to healthcare professionals and the general public alike. Jennifer is a program director and faculty member of Evidence In Motion's Pelvic Health & Advanced Pelvic Health Certificate programs and enjoys presenting at conferences, doing research, and teaching in her spare time. She is a mother of 4 young children and enjoys forcing those she teaches to endure endless cute pictures during presentations!
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