Continuing Education Courses > Introduction to Nutrition and Integrative Care in Pelvic Health
Format: Remote Meeting
Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 2
Nutrition Perspectives: Introduction to Integrative Care in Pelvic Health provides the physical therapist and other rehab providers with a unique and timely opportunity to explore the irrefutable connections between rehabilitation and nutritional sciences. This course is an overview for the pelvic rehab provider who wishes to examine the impact of nutrition on conditions commonly encountered in the clinical setting. Correlation between pelvic pain, gut health, and nutrition will be elucidated. The course also addresses nutrition as it relates to scope of practice, and is packed full of tele-health ready strategies for sharing.Schedule: This short-format remote course is 2 contact hours in length.
1. Discuss APTA motion RC 12-15 as it relates to the PT as provider of information regarding diet and nutrition
2. Define the role of the physical therapist and other health care professionals in the realm of nutrition and wellness
3. Compare and contrast foods that hinder versus foods that support physiological processes and healing
4. List components of health-focused rehabilitation and discuss strategies for integration of this information in clinical settings
5. Describe the characteristics of foods that can adversely affect the human movement system
6. Discuss nourishment concepts in the realm of pelvic health
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.
Megan Pribyl, PT, CMPT is a practicing physical therapist at the Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, KS treating a diverse outpatient population in orthopedics including pelvic rehabilitation. She began her PT career in 2000 after graduating from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center with her Masters of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. Prior, she earned her Dual-Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (B.S. Foods & Nutrition, B.S. Kinesiology) in 1998 from Kansas State University.
Megan’s longstanding passion for both nutritional sciences and manual therapy has culminated in the creation of this course designed to propel understanding of human physiology as it relates to pelvic conditions, pain, healing and therapeutic response. She harnesses her passion to continually update this course with cutting-edge discoveries creating a unique experience sure to elevate your level of appreciation for the complex and fascinating nature of clinical presentations in orthopedic manual therapy and pelvic rehabilitation. Clinicians will come away with both simple and practical integrative tools which can be immediately utilized to help clients along their path of healing.
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