Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 9.50
This one-day continuing education course is targeted to practicing Pelvic Physical Therapists and covers the role of physical therapists in optimizing female fertility. This course was written and will be instructed by Dr. Yeni Abraham, who is a Dallas-Ft.Worth-based Pelvic Physical Therapists specializing in the treatment of Gynecologic and Fertility related conditions. Pre-recorded lectures to view before the course will cover medical infertility labs, pertinent information on charting cycles and assisted reproductive technologies, and their impact on treatment. During the live, remote component, lectures will cover information on hormone regulation, the relationship between inflammation and infertility amongst other topics. Lab activities/break-out sessions will include manual techniques to influence uterine and ovarian Mal-positions.
*This course will require that each student have a live model that will allow participants to practice the lab techniques on a human body. Due to the nature of labs, please be sure your model partner is not pregnant and does not have an IUD for safety. Additionally those with hydrosalpinx will not be able to participate in uterine mobility techniques but can still attend the course.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to perform the following:
Pre-recordings to watch before the course (1.6 hours):
Clinical Understanding of Charting Cycles
Medical Fertility International Travel
One Day Course Schedule:
*Schedule is listed in Pacific Standard Time