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2017 Live Courses Catalog

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coursesWelcome to our 2017 live courses catalog! Our live course offerings are in-person events scheduled on different dates and in different locations across the United States. Each course is composed of lecture and lab. For additional information about each course, click on the ‘Learn More’ links below to explore the full course descriptions, pre-requisites, time schedules, course objectives, and locations and dates! Registration is available in the links below or if you want to skip the course exploration pages, you may register instantly by clicking on  Instant Registration.

 COURSE DISCOUNTS

Bundle Discount: To be eligible for a bulk discount, please fill out the PDF Registration Application. If you want to purchase 2 courses at the same time, you will receive a 10% discount on the 2nd course. If you want to purchase 3 courses at the same time, you will receive 20% discount on the 3rd course.

Student Discount: Are you a student in your third year/last year? Please, fill out the PDF Registration Application, indicate your student status and submit to the SOWH office with a valid student e-mail address to be eligible. Students can get up to $100 off the full course registration fee. If you use our online registration process to get the discount, you will NOT receive a discount. You can only discount the discount by filling out the PDF application form and faxing it to 703-995-0936.

Member Discount: If you are not a Section member yet, please consider joining to save up to $100 per course registration and receive other membership benefits: www.womenshealthapta.org/join. If you are a PT licensed in a foreign country, you can also take advantage of the membership discount if you join our International Partners program.

If you have any questions about discounts, please contact shunter@womenshealthapta.org.

  FOR EMPLOYERS

If you wish to pay for your physical therapist employee via check, please fill out the PDF Registration Application and submit with check payment to Section on Women’s Health, 8400 Westpark Dr., 2nd Floor, McLean, VA 22102.

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LEVEL 1  PELVIC HEALTH PHYSICAL THERAPY

This 3-day live course focuses on the basic skills necessary to treat patients with pelvic health dysfunction with primary emphasis on under active pelvic floor muscle conditions. The focus of the labs will be on external and internal vaginal examination. Lectures will cover anatomy of the pelvic girdle,physiology of micturition,dysfunctions of the lower urinary tract and pelvic muscles…

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LEVEL 2 PELVIC HEALTH PHYSICAL THERAPY 

This 3 day live course is evidence-based, providing clinically relevant information and training the examination, evaluation and intervention of female pelvic pain and bowel dysfunction. Labs offer skills immediately applicable in clinic and include complete internal vaginal and rectal pelvic floor as well as external abdominopelvic examination…

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LEVEL 3 PELVIC HEALTH PHYSICAL THERAPY

This 3-day or 2-day (if selecting Hybrid version) evidence-based course will provide clinically relevant information and training for the evaluation and intervention of male urinary incontinence and pelvic pain, life span specific considerations, including pediatrics, and individuals with neurological involvement. Labs offer skills that are immediately applicable in your clinic…

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FUNDAMENTAL TOPICS OF PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM PHYSICAL THERAPY

This 3-day course provides practical, evidence-based knowledge and skill in physical therapy evaluation and intervention with the pregnant and postpartum patient. Didactic instruction includes: anatomical and physiologic changes in pregnancy; differential diagnosis in peri-partum; pregnancy-specific changes in posture and gait…

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ADVANCED TOPICS OF PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM PHYSICAL THERAPY

This 3-day course provides practical, evidence-based knowledge and skill in physical therapy evaluation and intervention with advanced topics in pregnancy and postpartum. Didactic instruction includes: high risk pregnancy medical diagnoses and interventions; special populations and…

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COLLABORATIVE  |  CONSIDERATIONS & INTERVENTIONS OF INTRAPARTUM SUPPORT

Formerly called “Labor & Delivery,” this 3 day, 22-hour course provides the physical therapist with an in-depth understanding of how specific PT interventions during the antepartum and intrapartum periods may affect birth outcomes and postpartum maternal health. Practical, evidence-based knowledge and advanced skills in providing labor support are…

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COLLABORATIVE | PELVIC FLOOR INTERVENTION STRATEGIES FOR UROGENITAL AND BREAST CANCER REHABILITATION 

CaptureThis course will provide the basis for pelvic physical therapy interventions within the context of urogenital cancers and discuss the impact on the pelvic floor related to breast cancer treatments. Pelvic physical therapists play an important role in the multidisciplinary treatment of the long-term sequelae of intervention for urogenital cancers. In defining quality cancer care, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) believes that cancer patients should have access to care that adheres to practice guidelines and evidence-based standards of care, comprehensive cancer care that assures proper treatment of the symptoms and side effects of cancer and cancer treatment, coordinated care with strong communication among all the providers and the patient, and honest discussion with their physicians regarding prognosis, the intent of therapy and the patient’s values and preferences regarding care…

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COLLABORATIVE | GYNECOLOGIC VISCERAL MANIPULATION

This unique 4-day course is designed to educate participants on the anatomy, mobility, and motility of the pelvic viscera. Specific focus will include the bladder, rectum, uterus, ovaries, and an introduction to the kidneys. Video and patient demonstration will focus on examination and intervention strategies. Internal pelvic techniques will be presented from Jean Pierre Barral’s advanced pelvic class…

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COLLABORATIVE | SIMPLIFYING SACROILIAC DYSFUNCTION

This 2-day course provides an excellent foundation for understanding sacroiliac dysfunction through PowerPoint, video, and group activities/critical thinking/lab practice. A significant portion of this course is dedicated to hands-on practice. Case studies will be presented representing diverse diagnoses (hip, groin, back pain, pelvic floor dysfunction, trauma) as well as a wide range of age groups…

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COLLABORATIVE | PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT OF THE PEDIATRIC PELVIC FLOOR PATIENT: BIRTH TO 18 YEARS

This course will allow the participants to learn about the development of the pelvic floor through the early life span.  Early development of bladder and bowel control will be discussed for both typically developing and developmentally disabled children.  Toilet training techniques for typically developing children will be shared.  Common neurological dysfunctions…

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