Continuing Education Courses > Nourishing Within - Shedding Light on Gut and Bowel Function and Dysfunction
Format: Remote Meeting
Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 2
The incidence of constipation and bowel dysfunction are on the rise and patients seeking to manage these conditions are commonly encountered in pelvic rehabilitation settings. Nourishing Within is designed as a “share-ready” discussion created for providers to use with clients as an integrative educational tool. Learn insightful questions/discussion points to consider that will shed new light on complex -but very common - bowel dysfunction. Lifestyle and nutritional strategies help the clinician integrate beyond-basics tips for managing constipation. Learn to optimize the health of the gut as well as the whole person. This course will include a 90 minute live presentation followed by a 30 minute interactive kitchen experience where we will expand knowledge and understanding of different varieties of cultured foods and how they are traditionally prepared. Course is packed full of tele-health ready strategies for sharingSchedule: This short-format remote course will take place from 12:30PM - 2:30PM PST. Objectives:
1. List the seven insightful questions/ talking points linking nutrition and lifestyle factors to gut & bowel health.
2. Compare and contrast foods that work against normal gut & bowel function versus those that support normal elimination and integration with all body systems.
3. List components of gut-healing nutrition and strategies for integration of this information in clinical settings.
4. Discuss the benefits of cultured foods as well as how and why they affect gut and bowel function
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.
Attending a remote course is easy and safe, and you can do it entirely from the security and comfort of your own home or clinic without having to find a lab partner.
Important thing to note:
- Our policy for applying for continuing education credit for remote courses differs from that of our in-person and satellite lab courses. Read the specific language of the policy here. Depending on the state in which you practice, you may need to submit your own application to your state board or approving body should you wish that it be approved for continuing education credit in your state.
- To attend a remote Herman & Wallace course, registrants will need Zoom video conferencing software. This is a requirement. One can create an account and download the software to their computer at https://zoom.us/
- We use the Pacific Time Zone for all of our remote course start and end times (this is not the case for in-person and satellite lab locations). Please make a note of this and set your calendar accordingly.
- A Zoom account is free to create. Before the meeting, we recommend having a practice Zoom session with a friend or colleague so you can test your microphone, video, and internet connection. You can participate in any remote course from the comfort of your home, but will need a stable internet connection in order to participate. We recommend downloading the software and practicing a call with a friend or colleague prior to your course with us. Zoom also offers video tutorials on their website at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials.
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