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Special Populations


Credit: 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.


By the end of the course, a successful learner will be able to:
• Discuss options to evaluate and treat pelvic floor dysfunction, including incontinence, in pediatric patients.
• Understand the differences between anatomy of male and female pelvic floors and implications for examination and intervention.
• List appropriate interventions for men with chronic pelvic pain.
• Describe how pelvic floor physical therapy can help men with premature ejaculation.
• Demonstrate understanding of the types of pelvic floor dysfunction that can develop following prostate surgery.
• Discuss common types of pelvic floor dysfunction in patients with neurologic conditions as well as considerations for treatment in this population.
• Understand appropriate terminology and treatment for transgender and nonbinary patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, as well as understanding of consideration for postoperative rehabilitation.


CEU and Cancellation Policy

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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