Physiotherapy Courses

  • Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association

The Physical Therapy Approach to Female Urinary Incontinence (entry level course)

Location: Halifax, NS

Dates: Friday, May 25, 2018 - Monday, May 28, 2018

The Physical Therapy Approach to Female Urinary Incontinence (entry level course)

Course Sponsor/Host: Physio Uro-Sante
Location: Halifax, NS
Registration Dates: Open
Registration Fees: early bird price: $891.50 + applicable taxes regular price: $952.38 + applicable taxes

Description:

This is an entry-level course in Pelvi-Perineal Rehabilitation, covering the physiotherapeutic evaluation and treatment of women with urinary incontinence.  The anatomy of the pelvic floor and related structures will be covered, along with the physiology of micturition. Pertinent pathologies will be discussed, with an overview of the medical approach to treatment. You will learn how to use education and behavioural techniques, exercise, manual techniques, biofeedback and electrical stimulation in your treatment approach for this patient population. This course includes practical sessions, with vaginal and anal palpation.     *This course is for Physiotherapists

Course Objectives

– Understand the anatomy and role of the pelvic floor and its related structures
– Acquire an understanding of anatomy and physiology of micturition, as well as pertinent pathologies
– Acquire knowledge of the urodynamic and urologic investigation procedures, as well as medical and surgical treatments for urinary incontinence
– Perform an evaluation of the pelvic floor
– Establish and perform a physiotherapy treatment plan and its progression for incontinence
– Use manual and behavioural techniques, biofeedback and electrical stimulation to treat female urinary incontinence

Instructors: Claudia Brown & Marie-Josée Lord
To register: www.physiourosante.com/course schedule/

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