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Pelvic Physical Therapy 3 - Rochester, NY

Jun 27, 2014 07:30am -
Jun 29, 2014 05:00pm

Event Description

Pelvic Floor Level 3

June 27-29

Location: Rochester, NY

Instructor(s): MJ Strauhal, Carina Siracusa Majzun

Course Details:

This 3-day evidence-based course will provide clinically relevant information and training for the evaluation and treatment of male urinary incontinence, life span specific considerations, and individuals with neurological involvement. Lab will focus on EMG relaxation training and integration of complete vaginal and rectal examination learned in previous coursework. Lecture will include the pathophysiology and physical therapy evaluation and treatment of male patients, pediatric and geriatric populations, and pelvic floor intervention with neurologic patients. Changes in the pelvic organs throughout the lifecycle and interdisciplinary treatment of pelvic dysfunction will be reviewed.

CEUs earned: 2.3

Course Hours:

Day 1: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Day 2: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Day 3: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm


· Pelvic 1 and Pelvic 2 are required prerequisites for this course.

·Agreement to the following attendance requirements: PF3 Attendance Conditions

· Required pre-reading is to be completed prior to the course. All pre-reading is available at this link.

· Experience of 1 year or more in regularly managing patients with pelvic physical therapy, or working in a clinic with other experienced pelvic physical therapists, is strongly recommended prior to attending this course; lack of experience may greatly inhibit participant comprehension and attainment of skills during the course.

Open To: Licensed Physical Therapists.

This course is NOT open to PTAs and Student PTs.

Lab Participation Requirements: Participants will be working in groups of 2 during labs. This course includes extensive labs with intravaginal and intrarectal assessment and examination. All participants must participate in labs as both “clinician” and “patient.” Participants who cannot participate as lab subjects are required to provide their own lab partners. Failure to participate as a lab subject, or to provide required lab partner if needed, will result in forfeiture of course completion and registration costs.

Participants who MUST provide their own lab partners include (but are not limited to):

ALL Male participants

Pregnant women (except with written physician permission for FULL participation)

Active vaginal infections

Active STD or herpes lesions

Active bladder or rectal infections

Severe pelvic/vaginal/rectal pain that inhibits examination

Lack of prior vaginal exam by a physician

Active OB/GYN cancer

Please contact for more details.

Event Type:Education
Category:Pelvic 3
Early registration ends on Sep 11, 2013.
Regular registration starts on Sep 12, 2013 and ends on Jun 26, 2014.
Late registration starts on Jun 27, 2014.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)