My Partner Made Me Come Here: Adult Male with Chronic Fecal Incontinence

Des Moines, IA US
December 5, 2013

Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.


  • Review presenting signs, symptomology, medical office assessment and treatment of fecal incontinence.
  • Name related anatomy of defecation.
  • Describe the goals of physical therapy for the patient with fecal incontinence.


Donald Matz, PhD
Chair and professor – Anatomy and Professor – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University

Roberta Baldus, DHEd, PA-C
Assistant professor – Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Des Moines University

Elizabeth Trausch, DPT
Physical therapist – Physical Therapy Clinic, Des Moines University

The speakers have indicated no relevant financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


Continuing Education Credit

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this activity for 1.0 hour of Category 1-A CME credit(s).
  • Nurse: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.20 IBON
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/05/2013 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
12/05/2013 - 8:00am CST
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Olsen Center
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.20 IBON


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