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Pelvic Floor Post-Op/Pharmacology


Contact Hours: 3

Length: Self-paced

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Course Description

This course will provide information to enhance your learning regarding abdominal, pelvic, genital and nerve surgeries and pharmacology implications. Rehabilitation ramifications regarding pre and post-operative care as well as impacts of pharmacologic agents will be discussed. The course readings have been chosen to provide a deeper understanding in these areas.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, a successful learner will be able to:

  • Describe the impacts of abdominal surgery on the pelvic floor and lumbopelvic spine.
  • Describe how the different surgical approaches can impact the lumbopelvic spine.
  • Differentiate the types of abdominal surgeries.
  • Describe the role of rehabilitation in the management of patients undergoing abdominal surgery both pre and post operatively.
  • Describe types of vaginal and nerve surgeries you may see in your pelvic floor patients.
  • Investigate the evidence, if any exists, for postoperative rehabilitation (process and protocols).
  • Determine the tissues impacted with hysterectomy.
  • Outline the different types of prolapse repairs.
  • Describe the different surgical techniques for bladder suspension.
  • Investigate the treatment of prostatectomy.
  • Review the tissues impacted with hernia repair.
  • Examine the surgical process for colon resection.
  • Describe the rehabilitative process for pelvic floor repair surgeries
  • List the tissues impacted with laparoscopic endometrial removal.
  • Explain the rehab implications for organ surgeries
  • Compare the types of medications available to treat overactive bladder, constipation, fecal incontinence and pelvic pain.
  • Differentiate the potential side effects of medications that treat urinary and GI dysfunction and their impact on urination and defecation.
  • Distinguish the potential side effects of common, over the counter medications on the urologic and GI systems.
  • Examine the impacts of hormone therapy on the body



Evidence In Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 9042. This Distance learning-independent activity is offered at 3 CEUs
Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

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