To provide the most comprehensive, evidence-based, continuing education for the rehabilitation of the pelvic floor and pelvic girdle dysfunction, resulting in the development and certification of a skilled practitioner and the advancement of pelvic rehabilitation research.
The American Physical Therapy Association explains: "As a woman in today's world, you enjoy a life of many choices. The choices we make will determine the way we use our body through the decades. A physical therapist will be there for you as you progress through all stages of your life.
To provide a comprehensive, evidence-based, hands-on curriculum encompassing colorectal, gynecological, obstetrical, orthopedic and urological dysfunction and rehabilitation of the pelvic floor and pelvic girdle across the female and male lifespan.
To recruit and develop highly skilled physical therapy faculty to disseminate the curriculum.
To foster coordination of multi-site research projects and the use of outcome tools for pelvic rehabilitation.
To develop and disseminate educational materials for faculty, clinicians, patients and the community.