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Physical Therapy for Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Course: #2687Level: Advanced2 Hours 945 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

Low back and pelvic girdle pain affect up to 70% of women during pregnancy and postpartum. In this course, physical therapists will explore the etiology of these disorders, and observe the evaluation and treatment of a pregnant patient with low back and pelvic girdle, for immediate acquisition of skills and knowledge for clinical decision making for this patient population. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Course created on March 10, 2017

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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; 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; MD/0.2; 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; 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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe the etiology of low back and pelvic girdle pain related to childbearing.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least two tests and at least two measures to complete an examination of a pregnant or postpartum patient with musculoskeletal complaints of back and/or pelvic girdle pain.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to outline a plan of care with at least three goals of treatment for a patient with back and/or pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three skilled manual therapy interventions for the treatment of musculoskeletal low back pain and pelvic girdle pain related to pregnancy.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least five evidence-based physical therapy interventions in pregnancy and postpartum including exercise, bracing, positioning, functional restoration, and modalities.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background & review of learner outcomes
5-30 Minutes Case presentation, history and interview of a live patient highlighting etiology of back and pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy
30-60 Minutes Examination for back and pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy
60-90 Minutes Clinical decision making, plan of care, and goals of treatment
90-115 Minutes Interventions for back pain pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy
115-120 Minutes Q and A, Summary

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California

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continued, LLC, DBA PhysicalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Advanced level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


KPTA

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Advanced level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).


Maryland

This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 CEUs.


New York

PhysicalTherapy.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.


Texas Physical Therapy Association

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Advanced level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #2106033TX).



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