This session will describe classifications of urinary incontinence, treatment and education to initiate in any physical therapy setting, and when to refer to a specialist. Constipation and pelvic organ prolapse will be addressed and its affects on urinary incontinence. Finally, patient care case studies will be presented that will help the learner with problem-solving how to incorporate pelvic floor interventions into their treatment plans, along with appropriate goal writing. The content of this course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on October 13, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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; FL/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; NY/2.0; OK/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
- The participant will be able to list at least three functions of the pelvic floor.
- The participant will be able to list at list three signs and three symptoms of urinary incontinence.
- The participant will be able to identify at least two common causes for constipation.
- The participant will be able to list at least two rehabilitation interventions to reduce urinary incontinence.
- The participant will be able to accurately describe the proper bowel movement technique.
- The participant will be able to list at least two goals related to each classification of urinary incontinence.
- The participant will be able to list the classifications of urinary incontinence.
|0-15 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes; basic anatomy and function of the pelvic floor|
|15-30 Minutes||Classification of urinary incontinence and how to identify|
|30-45 Minutes||Assessment of bowels, basic interventions for constipation|
|45-60 Minutes||Use of algorithm to differentiate diagnosis|
|60-75 Minutes||Interventions for urinary incontinence|
|75-110 Minutes||Case study and goal writing|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Nicole Sadeghi is an acute care therapist and pelvic floor physical therapist at Beaumont Health, — Troy Hospital, and pelvic floor physical therapist at Novi DPT in Michigan. She is a guest lecturer, proctor, and teacher assistant at Oakland University in Rochester Michigan. She received her undergraduate and masters in Physical Therapy at Wayne State University. Nicole received continuing education in the area of of pelvic floor disorders through Herman and Wallace Pelvic Floor Institute, International Institute Hypropressive Physical Therapy, and Beaumont Health. Her primary focus is incorporating pelvic floor therapy within the acute and inpatient rehabilitation settings, as well as outpatient. Nicole is passionate about the field of pelvic floor rehabilitation and strives to educate staff, patients, and physicians on the growing need for pelvic floor therapy. She has received her clinical training at St. John Health and Beaumont Health where she has helped in developing pelvic programs in both outpatient and Inpatient Rehabilitation. Nicole is working towards her Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certificate
Content Disclosure: Squatty Potty video will be used for purposes of bowel education and BM technique.Low Pressure Fitness(Hypopressives) as a exercise technique for patients with prolapse. Anatomical and graphic images relating to this topic area will be displayed during this presentation.
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