Continuing Education Courses > Colon System & Physiology: An Introduction
Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 3
This short-format, remote course is designed to provide an introduction to the basics of colon physiology and pelvic floor muscle relationships. This course covers normal function of abdominal and pelvic floor muscles, the basics of nerve function including the RAIR reflex (rectoanal inhibitory reflex) and the understanding of bowel excretion.
The course covers the discussion of general use of biofeedback vs electrical stimulation, when to prescribe either for home use. Discussion of over-the-counter and prescription medications that can help produce a healthy bowel movement.
Schedule: 8:00am – 11:00am Pacific Time
This continuing education seminar is targeted to any licensed health care professional. Content is not intended for use outside the scope of the learner's license or regulation. Physical therapy continuing education courses should not be taken by individuals who are not licensed or otherwise regulated, except, as they are involved in a specific plan of care.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to: