Women’s Health, Physical Therapy, and Treatment For Urinary Incontinence

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The cost for this online activity is $25. This presentation was recorded LIVE on May 16, 2017 and is approximately 75 minutes.

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Target Audience

Health professionals.

Objectives

  • List four problems/diagnoses treated by a physical therapist in the specialty of women's health or pelvic floor rehab.
  • Develop effective postural and body mechanics treatment strategies for patients with urinary incontinence that will improve their symptoms.
  • Recommend appropriate referrals to women's health physical therapists. 
  • Recite three screening questions.

Speaker

Tarra Richard, MPT, PT
Physical Therapist, UnityPoint Health

Biography

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Ms. Richard's indicated she has no financial relationships to disclose.

References

  • Section on Women’s Health APTA
  • National Association for Continence 1-800-Bladder  
  • I Laughed So Hard I Peed My Pants!  by Kelli Berzuk  
  • Staying Dry, by Burgio, Pearce, Lucco
  • Treating Urinary Incontinence
  • Diane Lee: The Integrated Systems Model 
  • Bo and Hilde 2013 
  • Dumoulin and Hay Smith 2010 
  • Fritel et al 2010
  • Kathy Wallace 2016 Pelvic Resources.com

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.25 IBON
  • 1.25 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
05/17/2017
Course expires: 
05/16/2020
Cost:
$25.00

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.25 AOA Category 2-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • 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 enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University continuing education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This enduring materials activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.25 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other: This enduring materials activity is designated for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

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

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.25 IBON
  • 1.25 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/17/2017
Course expires: 
05/16/2020

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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