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Women's Health CEU Courses for PTs

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Initiate Management of Urinary Incontinence in Any PT Setting
Presented by Nicole Sadeghi, MPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2866 Level: Introductory2 Hours
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.

Physical Therapy Treatment Of Abdominal Scars, Adhesions, and Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapments
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2850 Level: Advanced2 Hours
Abdominal scars, adhesions, and nerve entrapments are a source of abdominal and pelvic musculoskeletal pain symptoms. This course will examine and discuss physical therapist examination and treatment of musculoskeletal symptoms that may be caused by or associated with abdominal scars, adhesions, and abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapments. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Bowel Dysfunction and Why it Matters to the General Orthopedic Patients and Athletes
Presented by Susan Clinton, PT, DScPT, OCS, WCS, FAAOMPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2700 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This session will align pelvic health bowel dysfunction and Its implications on the effects of thoracolumbar/ hip diagnosis in the general and athletic outpatient population. It is time to widen the screen and look at the convergent neurological factors that link spinal dysfunction to bowel health and present current research evidence and clinical practice guidelines to help clinicians recognize the implications of physiological drivers, and understand when to treat and when to refer. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Physical Therapy for Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2687 Level: Advanced2 Hours
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.

Physical Mobility in Women With Chronic Physical Disabilities who are Pregnant or Parenting
Presented by Susan N. Smith, PT, DPT, PCS, Amy Wagner, PT, DPT, GCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2581 Level: Introductory2 Hours
As advances in medical care continue to increase the survival of premature infants and infants, more women with chronic physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida are reaching their reproductive years. These women face unique challenges including access to reproductive health care, decreased mobility, and obstacles in caring for their infants. This course will explore the basic physical therapist management of women with chronic physical disability who are pregnant or parenting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Postpartum Physical Therapy Examination
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2522 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
All women should be evaluated by a physical therapist in the immediate postpartum period. This course will explain the rationale for the postpartum physical therapy examination, describe the components of this specialized exam, and demonstrated technique for examination and treatment of disorders identified in the postpartum examination. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Patient Engagement - Optimal Outcomes
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Laurie A. Page, PT, DPT, COS-C, HCS-D
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2351 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Patient engagement is a key ingredient to achieving optimal outcomes and incorporating self-determination theory (SDT), the transtheoretical model of change (TTM) and techniques such as health-coaching (HC) and motivational interviewing (MI) into care provision improve patient-centered care and adherence with therapy interventions. Using SDT, TTM HC and MI, the accountability will be increasingly placed on the patient/caregiver to choose to make changes in their health behavior on their terms. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant.

PT Management of Bladder Control Problems in Geriatric Patients
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #2015 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Bladder control problems negatively impact rehabilitation outcomes in geriatric patients, increasing the risk of falls, depression, and admission to skilled nursing. Physical therapists (PTs) play an important if not critical role in identifying and treating bladder control problems, yet, PTs frequently fail to identify UI or provide recommended interventions. This course will explore the basic physical therapist management of adult bladder control problems.

Bladder Control- Case Studies in PT Management
Presented by Cynthia Neville, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD
Recorded WebinarAudio
Course: #2014 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Bladder control problems, including urinary incontinence, urinary urgency/ frequency and nocturia can negatively impact rehabilitation outcomes. They affect everyone from athletes to frail elders and are experienced by up to 22% of adult men, up to 30% of women under the age of 65, and up to 50% of women over the age of 65. This course will explore the physical therapist management of adult male and female bladder control problems in a diversity of patients through discussion of clinical case studies.

Male Urogenital Anatomy and Physiology: Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment of Male Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Part II
Presented by Wendy M. Featherstone, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #1969 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is Part II on the topic: the male pelvic floor. The combined courses will cover an overview of male urogenital anatomy and physiology as it relates to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. Physical therapy evaluation and treatment of male incontinence, pelvic pain, and erectile dysfunction will be included. Specifically part II will cover a brief anatomy review, pertinent physiology, pelvic pain and erectile dysfunction.