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November 2019

Level I: The Physical Therapy Approach to Female and Male Urinary Incontinence: Abbotsford, BC – November 2019

November 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Abbotsford, BC Abbotsford, British Columbia Canada + Google Map
$795

Course Description: Urinary incontinence is an important health issue that has traditionally not been well managed. One in four women and one in nine men are affected by urinary incontinence. Ongoing research into core dynamics recognizes the pelvic floor as an important component of core retraining, and yet, accurate assessment and treatment techniques of the pelvic floor are lacking in clinical practice. Hypertonicity vs. hypotonicity of these muscles needs to be addressed through palpatory assessment of the pelvic floor. The…

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The Use Of Pessaries For Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) In Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation – November 2019

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

Course Description: This practical course will teach physiotherapists how to prescribe and fit pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse. There is a shortage of pessary prescription in Ontario and this is a delegated act in Ontario for physiotherapists. A sample pessary delegation letter, a full understanding of the risks and benefits of pessary fitting and a strong theoretical component will allow you to be comfortable using pessaries when you go back to your clinic. When working with the patients doctor, physiotherapists…

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Bowel and Bladder Treatment of the Client with Neurologic Dysfunction – November 2019

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

Description Patients that are being treated for neurologic dysfunction have a variety of therapy services offered to them. However, many physicians and therapists overlook bowel and bladder concerns for these patients as an untreatable side effect. However there are a variety of behavioural and pelvic floor interventions that can be applied to this patient population. This course will present the common bowel/bladder and sexual side effects that patients can experience with diagnoses of stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Spinal cord injury…

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December 2019

Oncology & The Pelvic Floor – December 2019

December 6, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
$290

Through completion of this course, participants will understand: The different types of pelvic cancers in men and women The medical treatments for various pelvic cancers The side effects of chemotherapy and radiation The various dilator protocols that are used after pelvic cancer/radiation The role of physiotherapy as a multidisciplinary team member during and after cancer diagnosis and treatment Appropriate exercise programs/prescription after pelvic cancer and treatment Prerequisites: Levels I & II (or equivalent to be approved) Hours: One-day course. Hours…

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Breast Cancer Rehabilitation – December 2019

December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$715

Course Description 1 in 8 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer but advances in cancer treatment have led to a 5-year survival rate that is close to 90%.   This high survival rate means that many people are left with physical, emotional and psychosocial impairments that often go unrecognized and untreated long after the disease has been removed. Restoring health is more than removing disease and physical therapists are well positioned to help.   This course will teach…

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Pregnancy, Pelvic Girdle Pain & The Pelvic Floor – December 2019

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
PHS Vaughan, 399 Four Valley Drive, Unit 22
Vaughan, Ontario L4K 5Y7 Canada
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$665

Course Description: This advanced level course has been designed to teach pelvic health professionals how to assess and treat pelvic floor dysfunction as it relates to pregnancy. Pregnancy and pelvic floor function go hand-in-hand. Understand the research that supports pelvic floor training during and after pregnancy and learn how to advise your patients on how to safely exercise based on clinical practice guidelines. Learn how to educate your patients on what to expect during labor and delivery to optimize pelvic…

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