|Price: $475 (Early Registrant Price $450)
Experience Level: Beginner
Contact Hours: 14
Prostatectomy for prostate cancer is a common surgery that increases in incidence with age. Well-known adverse consequences of prostatectomy include urinary incontinence and sexual dysfunction. As more men seek help from pelvic rehabilitation providers for the recovery from prostate surgery, therapists are seeking more detailed information about the procedure, program development, and rehabilitation approaches that are effective for men with post-prostatectomy dysfunction. This course will cover detailed male pelvic anatomy and pathology, surgical interventions for and recovery from prostatectomy. Also included will be relevant conditions such as TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate).
This continuing education seminar is targeted to physical therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapist assistants, registered nurses, nurse midwives, and other rehabilitation professionals. 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.
Following the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss topics specific to treating male populations.
2. Describe the anatomy and pathoanatomy of the male pelvis.
3. List the relevant terminology and concepts surrounding prostate cancer.
4. Explain treatment options for prostate cancer.
5. Discuss the common sequelae of prostate cancer treatment.
6. Perform examination and valuation for male patients.
7. Understand the potential benefits of rehabilitation programs for prostatectomy patients.
8. Develop plan of care for rehabilitation and home exercise programs.
9. Discuss other relevant urogenital conditions such as post-TURP, BPH, pelvic pain.
4:30 Lab 2: Biofeedback, sEMG uptraining
5:30 Questions/wrap up
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Great class to expand my skill set and better educate and treat my male patients.
-Lindsay Mohr Rothermel, DPT, WCS - Parkton, MD
Thank you for a relaxing experience that was full of useful information that I will be able to apply towards the mate post-prostatectomy patient population. Immediately when I return home to California.
-Stephanie Wiegand, DPT - Placerville, CA
H+W classes are so comprehensive with content that is difficult to find any where else! She instructors are very laid back and professional.
-Donna Canada, RN, CURN - Greenville, NC
As a PTA this course has allowed me to expand my knowledge base to be able to support and progress our PF program and expand to our male population. I feel I am equipped to support the PT and be an asset to this program. Thanks!
-Jean Flohr, PTA - Florence, SC