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Special Populations


Contact Hours: 8.15

Length: Self-paced

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For: PT, PTA, OT, OTA, Other licensed healthcare providers

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive overview of special populations that you may care for who have pelvic floor dysfunction, to include: children, patients with neurologic disorders, patients with penises, and transgender patients.

Course Objectives

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

  • Discuss options to evaluate and treat pelvic floor dysfunction, including incontinence, in pediatric patients  
  • Determine the differences between the anatomy of male and female pelvic floors and implications for examination and intervention  
  • Analyze appropriate interventions for men with chronic pelvic pain  
  • Describe how pelvic floor physical therapy can help men with premature ejaculation  
  • Differentiate the types of pelvic floor dysfunction in patients with neurologic conditions as well as considerations for treatment in this population  
  • Distinguish the appropriate terminology and treatment for transgender and nonbinary patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, including the consideration for postoperative rehabilitation  



Evidence in Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 8685. This distance learning-independent activity is offered at 8.15 Contact hours / .815 CEU; Intermediate, OT Service Delivery/Foundational Knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. 

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If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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