Prostatectomy is the most common surgery for men with prostate cancer, and many men may experience urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction as a result. This introductory course will be a wealth of information about the prevalence of pelvic issues after surgery, as well as the evidence we have that support interventions, before and after surgery. This course is directly related to the practice of physical and occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/OT and PTA/COTAs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on February 16, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.5; AL/1.5; AR/1.5; AZ/1.5; CA/1.5; CO/1.5; CT/1.5; DC/1.5; DE/1.5; FL/1.5; GA/1.5; HI/1.5; IA/1.5; IACET/0.2; ID/1.5; IL/1.5; IN/1.5; KS/1.5; KY/1.5 Category 2; LA/1.5; MA/1.5; MD/0.15; ME/1.5; MI/1.5; MN/1.5; MO/1.5; MS/1.5; MT/1.5; NC/1.5; ND/1.5; NE/1.5; NH/1.5; NJ/1.5; NM/1.5; NV/0.15; NY/1.5; OH/1.5; OK/1.5; OR/1.5; PA/1.5; RI/1.5; SC/1.5; SD/1.5; TN/1.5; TX/1.5; UT/1.5; VA/1.5; VT/1.5; WA/1.5; WI/1.5; WY/1.5
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two common side effects of prostatectomy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify aspects of how physical/occupational therapy may impact the various mechanisms believed to be responsible for post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least two evidence-based interventions for post-prostatectomy symptoms.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|5-20 Minutes||Male anatomy and function and prostate cancer stats|
|20-40 Minutes||Prostate cancer treatment options, mechanics, and outcomes|
|40-50 Minutes||Sexual dysfunction and options|
|50-60 Minutes||Options for recovery of continence|
|60-75 Minutes||Behavioral therapy and treatment - Prehab and rehab|
|75-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Tiffany holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch, and a Masters of Arts in Health Services Management from Webster University. She has worked as an occupational therapist and a manager in a variety of rehabilitation settings for the past 25 years. In 1996 she began specializing in the treatment of neurological disorders utilizing surface EMG biofeedback. She received her training at the University of Miami under the direction of Dr. Bernard Brucker, a world-renowned rehabilitation psychologist.
In 1997 she became the Director of Florida Hospital’s Biofeedback Clinic in Orlando, Florida. Her biofeedback clinic specialized in treating neurological conditions (CVA, TBI, CP, and SCI), and facial paralysis. In 2004, she received her board certification in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction from the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). In 2018 she received her PRPC (Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification) through Herman and Wallace Institute. She is the owner of a continuing education company, BiofeedbackTraining and Incontinence Solutions (www.pelvicfloorbiofeedback.com), and has a private practice in San Marcos, Texas exclusively dedicated to the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, and pelvic floor disorders. She is on faculty at Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She also offers clinical consultation, training workshops, and mentors health care professionals working toward their BCIA certification.
Financial: Tiffany Lee received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: Tiffany Lee has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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