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Holly Tanner

Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.



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    Care of the Postpartum Patient - Seattle, WA - March 12-13, 2016

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    • Description

    • Schedule

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    • Instructor

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price: $495 (Early Registrant Price $475)
    Experience Level: Beginner
    Contact Hours: 15

    The postpartum woman may be one of the most overlooked clients in health care. Knowing the specific rehabilitation needs to help with common problems and to prevent future problems is the goal of this 2-day beginner level course. For the orthopedic-based practitioner, this course will solidify awareness of common orthopedic needs for the postpartum client. For the non-orthopedic practitioner, this course will provide a foundation for working with the client experiencing common postpartum-related musculoskeletal conditions. The course will open with brief case scenarios that highlight the difference between examination/evaluation in the postpartum vs. non-postpartum population. Labor and birth, birth complication and injuries, postpartum stages and concerns, and Cesarean birth all set the stage for the postpartum client and will be reviewed. Understanding typical hormonal and systemic recovery and return to “normal” during postpartum will be provided, including early postpartum changes in the endocrine, metabolic, cardiovascular, pulmonary, immune, neurologic/sensory, integumentary, gastrointestinal, urinary/renal, reproductive, and musculoskeletal systems.

    This course will cover examination considerations and modifications specific to postpartum, as well as specific questions to ask during history taking and methods for identifying red flags in postpartum. More comfortable positions during the examination/treatment and common posture/gait/balance changes during postpartum are covered. The participant at this course will understand necessary biomechanics training for daily activities, child care, and breastfeeding. As an expansion from the pregnancy rehabilitation course, participants will be taken through progression in diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) assessment and rehabilitation, including DRA exercises in lecture and lab. Additionally, addressing abdominal wall lengthening and Cesarean scars will be discussed and practiced in lab.

    Overview of pelvic floor dysfunction in the postpartum after vaginal birth with external examination techniques will be expanded from the techniques taught during the pregnancy course. Basic bladder and bowel instructions/education for the postpartum client will be provided, along with guidance on when to refer to a pelvic physical therapist. As an advancement from the pregnancy rehabilitation course, progression in assessment and cueing of pelvic floor, transverse abdominis, and multifidus (deep core) muscle activity will be covered in lecture and lab. Lecture and lab will also address assessing and treating abdominal wall trigger points. Providing instruction and treatment in functional use of abdominal muscles with motor control and functional activities and progression of DRA/abdominal wall rehabilitation exercises will be incorporated into lecture and lab activities.

    Basic orthopedic focus on common thoracic and cervical/head complaints in the postpartum will be explored during lecture and lab. This course will also briefly review breathing techniques covered during the pregnancy course. Additionally, discussion and lab practice of lumbar and pelvic girdle examination and treatment techniques in the postpartum will expand on topics covered during the pregnancy rehabilitation course. Review and lab practice will be provided for basic examination and treatment of lower and upper extremity birth and labor injuries.

    Psychosocial considerations during postpartum will be explored: the “typical” postpartum patient; postpartum depression, anxiety, and psychosis; postpartum recovery after bedrest; collision of reality and expectations; and maternity leave and return to work decisions. Postpartum exercise, fitness, and wellness will ponder the topics of body image and return to fitness and starting exercise in the postpartum. The course concludes with discussion of marketing and billing needs for providing care for the postpartum population.

     

    Audience:

    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.


    Prerequisites: None

     

    Are you interested in expanding your practice to treat prenatal patients? Herman & Wallace has put together a Pregnancy and Your Pelvic Floor marketing presentation to help you underscore the importance of prenatal physical therapy.


    References

    Gutke, A., Ostgaard, H. C., & Oberg, B. (2006) Pelvic girdle pain and lumbar pain in pregnancy: a cohort study of the consequences in terms of health and functioning. Spine, 31(5), E149-E155.
    Ostgaard, H. C., Anderson, G. B. J., & Karlson, K. (1991). Prevalence of back pain in pregnancy: A review. Spine, 16(5), 549-552.

    Day One:
    7:30 Registration
    8:00 Introduction, Goals, and Objectives
    8:15 Overview of the Postpartum Client
    9:00 Hormonal and System Changes and Recovery During Postpartum
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Abdominal Wall: Diastasis Rectus Abdominis and Post-Cesarean
    11:00 LAB: Abdominal Wall Assessment and Scar Treatment
    12:00 Lunch
    1:00 General Examination Considerations for the Postpartum Client
    1:30 General Treatment Considerations for the Postpartum Client
    2:15 Pelvic Floor Postpartum
    3:15 Break
    3:30 LAB: Deep Core and DRA Rehabilitation Progression
    4:45 Upper and Lower Quarter Concerns in the Postpartum
    5:30 Day 1 Post Test and Wrap Up
    6:00 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Examination and Evaluation of Lumbar Spine and Pelvic Girdle in the Postpartum
    9:00 LAB: Lumbar Spine and Review of Pelvic Girdle Testing and Treatment
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Examination, Evaluation, and Treatment of Cervical and Thoracic Spine in the Postpartum Client
    11:00 LAB: Cervical and Thoracic Spine Examination and Treatment in the Postpartum Client
    11:45 Lunch
    12:30 Psychosocial Considerations During Postpartum
    1:30 Postpartum Exercise and Fitness 2.06
    2:30 Interactive Case Studies
    3:15 Marketing and Billing
    3:45 Day 2 Post Test and Wrap Up
    4:00 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:
    1. Define common terminology of the labor and delivery and the postpartum period.
    2. Describe the physiologic changes in the postpartum period that assist a woman's body in returning to pre-pregnancy state.
    3. List the endocrine system changes, including the risk for thyroid dysfunction, that influence the female patient during the postpartum period.
    4. Define the stages of labor, common complications of labor and delivery, and the postpartum red flags.
    5. Describe common clinical presentations for perineal trauma and pelvic floor dysfunction.
    6. List indications and potential complications of c-section deliveries, as well as principles of c-section recovery.
    7. List 2 common conditions and recommended treatment for the spine and trunk, abdomen, pelvic floor, pelvic girdle, upper and lower extremities during the postpartum period.
    8. Instruct the postpartum patient in safe return to fitness activities.
    9. Describe the challenges that new mothers face and instruct in practical strategies for body mechanics, sleep hygiene, and time management for postpartum recovery.
    10. Complete medical screening for conditions in postpartum that require referral.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Pacific Medical Center

    1200 12th Ave South
    Seattle, WA 98144
    Recommended Lodging

    Best Western Executive Inn
    (206) 448-9444

    200 Taylor Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98109
    Nearest Airport

    Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
    Airport Code: SEA

    17801 International Blvd
    Seattle, WA 98158

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

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    • Instructors

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Virginia Hospital Center

    1701 N George Mason Dr
    Arlington, VA 22205
    Recommended Lodging

    Hilton Arlington
    (703) 528-6000

    950 N Stafford St
    Arlington, VA 22203
    Nearest Airport

    Washington Dulles International Airport
    Airport Code: IAD

    1 Saarinen Cir
    Dulles, VA 20166

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

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    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 7 hours 45 mintues)

    1. Pelvic Health Introduction (45 minutes)
    2. Anatomy Introduction (1 hour)
    3. Urinary Dysfunction (1 hour)
    4. Prostate Conditions (1 hour)
    5. Sexual Function and Dysfunction (3 hours)
    6. Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain

     

     Hourly schedule of Day 1 and Day 2 

    Day One:

    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives 
    8:30 Examination & Evaluation
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Examination & Evaluation
    11:00 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    12:00 Lunch
    1:00 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    3:00 Break
    3:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    5:00 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:45 Questions from Day 1
    8:00 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    11:30 Lunch
    12:15 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    1:45 Break
    2:00 Pathways in Healing
    3:00 Question, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    St Francis Medical Center

    6001 E Woodmen Rd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80923
    Recommended Lodging

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Colorado Springs First & Main, Colorado Springs
    (719)-596-6000

    3431 Cinema Point
    Colorado Springs, CO, 80922
    Nearest Airport

    Colorado Springs Airport
    Airport Code: COS

    7770 Milton E Proby Pkwy
    Colorado Springs, CO 80916

     

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    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

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    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Griffin Hospital
    Rehabilitation Department

    130 Division St
    Derby, CT 06418
    Recommended Lodging

    Hilton Garden Inn Shelton
    (203) 447-1000

    25 Old Stratford Rd
    Shelton, CT 06484
    Nearest Airport

    Westchester County Airport
    Airport Code: HPN

    240 Airport Rd
    White Plains, NY 10604

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary rentention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Lee Memorial Health System

    9981 S Healthpark Dr
    Fort Myers, FL 33908
    Recommended Lodging

    La Quinta Inn & Suites Ft. Myers - Sanibel Gateway
    (239)-466-1200

    20091 Summerlin Rd
    Fort Myers, FL 33908
    Nearest Airport

    Southwest Florida International Airport
    Airport Code: RSW

    11000 Terminal Access Rd
    Fort Myers, FL 33913

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    CentraState Medical Center

    901 West Main Street
    Freehold, NJ, 07728
    Recommended Lodging

    Radisson Hotel Freehold
    (732) 780-3400

    50 Gibson Pl
    Freehold, NJ 07728
    Nearest Airport

    Newark Liberty International Airport
    Airport Code: EWR

    3 Brewster Rd
    Newark, NJ 07114

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

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    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

    350 Lafayette Ave SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Recommended Lodging

    Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
    (616) 774-2000

    187 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Nearest Airport

    Gerald R. Ford International Airport
    Airport Code: GRR

    5500 44th St SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Memorial Hermann Health System

    929 Gessner Rd,
    12 Orthopedic conference rooms A and B
    Houston, TX 77024
    Recommended Lodging

    The Westin Houston, Memorial City
    (281) 501-4300

    945 Gessner Rd
    Houston, TX 77024
    Nearest Airport

    George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    Airport Code: IAH

    2800 N Terminal Rd
    Houston, TX 77032

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Schedule

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary rentention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

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    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Loyola University Health System

    2160 S 1st Ave
    Maywood, IL 60625
    Recommended Lodging

    Residence Inn Oakbrook
    (630)568-2342

    790 Jorie Boulevard
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
    Nearest Airport

    Chicago Midway International Airport
    Airport Code: MCO

    5700 S Cicero Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: Click here if map is not shown below.

     

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Schedule

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary rentention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Mercy Hospital - Coon Rapids

    4050 Coon Rapids Blvd
    Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    Recommended Lodging

    Best Western Plus
    (763)576-0700

    3420 Northdale Blvd NW
    Coon Rapids, MN 55448
    Nearest Airport

    Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport
    Airport Code: MSP

    4300 Glumack Drive
    St. Paul, MN 55111

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

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    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructors

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Huntington Hospital

    100 W California Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    Recommended Lodging

    Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town
    (626)-403-7600

    180 North Fair Oaks Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    Nearest Airport

    Bob Hope Airport
    Airport Code: BUR

    2627 N Hollywood Way
    Burbank, CA 91505

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Legacy Health

    19300 SW 65th Ave
    Tualatin, OR 97062
    Recommended Lodging

    Holiday Inn Express Portland South - Lake Oswego
    (503) 620-2980

    15700 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
    Lake Oswego, OR 97035
    Nearest Airport

    Portland International Airport
    Airport Code: PDX

    7000 NE Airport Way
    Portland, OR 97218

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor - San Diego, CA - December 4-6, 2020 (Rescheduled)

    Due to concerns about COVID19, this course will be offered as a satellite lab course. Registration is available here.

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructors

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    FunctionSmart Physical Therapy

    10803 Vista Sorrento
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Recommended Lodging

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Diego - Sorrento Valley
    (858) 731-0100

    5925 Lusk Blvd
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Nearest Airport

    San Diego International Airport
    Airport Code: SAN

    3225 N Harbor Dr
    San Diego, CA 92101

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Pacific Time: 7:30am-3.30pm

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    Self Hosted

    • Description

    • Objectives

    • Schedule

    • Self-Hosted Course Info

    • Instructor

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a self-hosted satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. As this course covers the role and function of male anatomical structures, self-hosted registrants would be best served by partnering with someone with male anatomy. This is not a requirement, but please understanding that doing so is advised in order to get the best learning experience. Solo participants may register for this course if they have a lab partner with a scrotum and penis to attend the course with. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    This is a "self-hosted" option for attending a satellite lab course. Registrants who would like to pursue this option must:

    1. Locate another therapist or small group of therapists who would like to register together as a unit
    2. Find a suitable location from which the pair/group can all view the zoom lectures together
    3. Practice hands-on lab techniques on the other therapists in their pair/group without a lab assistant or instructor physically present at their self-hosted location. The instructor will provide remote direction via zoom.

    Those who wish to take this course, but cannot meet the above requirements should register for a satellite location or in-person version of this course


    What to have on hand for self-hosted labs

    Your partner! You will need at least one person to work with during labs. This person must be a licensed professional who is also registered for the course.
    The printable portion of your manual from Teachable if you choose to print. * You are not required to print your full manual, please check for any sections specifically asking you to print prior to the event.
    Your Mask- Please wear a mask while participating in this course to keep your colleagues safe.
    A computer with a Wifi connection that your group will be using to view the course.
    The following supplies:
    Non Latex, Non-Powder Vinyl Gloves MEDIUM (box of 100)
    Hand Sanitizer (8 fl. Oz.)
    Lube for labs

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

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    Pacific Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:50pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 2:45pm

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    Self Hosted

    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Self-Hosted Course Info

    • Instructor

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a self-hosted satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. As this course covers the role and function of male anatomical structures, self-hosted registrants would be best served by partnering with someone with male anatomy. This is not a requirement, but please understanding that doing so is advised in order to get the best learning experience. Solo participants may register for this course if they have a lab partner with a scrotum and penis to attend the course with. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

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    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    This is a "self-hosted" option for attending a satellite lab course. Registrants who would like to pursue this option must:

    1. Locate another therapist or small group of therapists who would like to register together as a unit
    2. Find a suitable location from which the pair/group can all view the zoom lectures together
    3. Practice hands-on lab techniques on the other therapists in their pair/group without a lab assistant or instructor physically present at their self-hosted location. The instructor will provide remote direction via zoom.

    Those who wish to take this course, but cannot meet the above requirements should register for a satellite location or in-person version of this course


    What to have on hand for self-hosted labs

    Your partner! You will need at least one person to work with during labs. This person must be a licensed professional who is also registered for the course.
    The printable portion of your manual from Teachable if you choose to print. * You are not required to print your full manual, please check for any sections specifically asking you to print prior to the event.
    Your Mask- Please wear a mask while participating in this course to keep your colleagues safe.
    A computer with a Wifi connection that your group will be using to view the course.
    The following supplies:
    Non Latex, Non-Powder Vinyl Gloves MEDIUM (box of 100)
    Hand Sanitizer (8 fl. Oz.)
    Lube for labs

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

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    Pacific Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:50pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 2:45pm

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    Self Hosted

    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Self-Hosted Course Info

    • Instructor

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a self-hosted satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. As this course covers the role and function of male anatomical structures, self-hosted registrants would be best served by partnering with someone with male anatomy. This is not a requirement, but please understanding that doing so is advised in order to get the best learning experience. Solo participants may register for this course if they have a lab partner with a scrotum and penis to attend the course with. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    This is a "self-hosted" option for attending a satellite lab course. Registrants who would like to pursue this option must:

    1. Locate another therapist or small group of therapists who would like to register together as a unit
    2. Find a suitable location from which the pair/group can all view the zoom lectures together
    3. Practice hands-on lab techniques on the other therapists in their pair/group without a lab assistant or instructor physically present at their self-hosted location. The instructor will provide remote direction via zoom.

    Those who wish to take this course, but cannot meet the above requirements should register for a satellite location or in-person version of this course


    What to have on hand for self-hosted labs

    Your partner! You will need at least one person to work with during labs. This person must be a licensed professional who is also registered for the course.
    The printable portion of your manual from Teachable if you choose to print. * You are not required to print your full manual, please check for any sections specifically asking you to print prior to the event.
    Your Mask- Please wear a mask while participating in this course to keep your colleagues safe.
    A computer with a Wifi connection that your group will be using to view the course.
    The following supplies:
    Non Latex, Non-Powder Vinyl Gloves MEDIUM (box of 100)
    Hand Sanitizer (8 fl. Oz.)
    Lube for labs

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

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    Male Pelvic Floor - Seattle, WA - January 11-13, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

    {dtregister}682{/dtregister}
    Seattle
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructors

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Highline Physical Therapy

    16251 Sylvester Rd SW
    Burien, WA 98166
    Recommended Lodging

    Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle-Airport/28th Ave
    (206) 244-5044

    18850 28th Ave S
    SeaTac, WA 98188
    Nearest Airport

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    Airport Code: SEA

    17801 International Blvd
    Seattle, WA 98158

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

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    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor - Seattle, WA - January 11-13, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

    {dtregister}682{/dtregister}
    Seattle
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructors

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Highline Physical Therapy

    16251 Sylvester Rd SW
    Burien, WA 98166
    Recommended Lodging

    Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle-Airport/28th Ave
    (206) 244-5044

    18850 28th Ave S
    SeaTac, WA 98188
    Nearest Airport

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    Airport Code: SEA

    17801 International Blvd
    Seattle, WA 98158

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

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    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Seattle
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Location/Lodging

    • Discounts

    Price:

    2015: $495 (Early Registrant Price $475)

    2016: $650 (Early Registrant Price $625)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 15 (22 in 2016)

    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, & Treatment introduces valuable concepts in male pelvic health including urinary function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Male Course expands on the male pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary rentention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and the recent changes in recommended medical screening and interventions are referenced.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis is a common diagnosis within male chronic pelvic pain. The Male Course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other male pelvic pain diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and male sexual health, including the high-level evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lecture and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

     

    Special Considerations:

    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

     

    Audience:

    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.

     

    Prerequisites:

    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

     

    Recommended Readings

    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introduction, and categories of male pelvic dysfunction
    9:00 Male Anatomy Overview, Anatomy, Physiology and Functions of the Male Urinary System
    10:00 Break
    10:15 Male Urinary Dysfunctions and Medical Examination
    11:30 Lecture & Lab Male Pelvic Floor Muscle Strength and Tone Testing, Identification of landmarks
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Physical Therapy Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunction
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction Case Study
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Reproductive System
    4:15 Male Sexual/Reproductive Dysfunctions and Medical Examination
    5:00 Break
    5:15 Rehabilitation for Male Sexual Dysfunction
    5:45 Questions/Wrap-Up
    6:00 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Review
    8:15 Male Pelvic Pain: Musculoskeletal
    9:15 Male Pelvic Pain Dysfunctions and Medical Examination
    10:30 Break
    10:45 Physical Therapy Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Male Pelvic Floor Pain
    11:45 Male Pelvic Floor Muscle Mapping
    12:45 Lunch
    1:15 External Connective Tissue Treatments for Male Pelvic Pain (psoas release, skin rolling, ischiorectalfossa release)
    2:15 Pelvic Pain Case Study
    2:45 Marketing, Billing, and Questions/Wrap-Up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    The Everett Clinic

    7600 Evergreen Way
    Everett, WA 98203
    Recommended Lodging

    Silver Cloud Inns & Hotels
    (425)423-8600

    718 Front St
    Mukilteo, WA 98275
    Nearest Airport

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    Airport Code: SEA

    17801 International Blvd
    Seattle, WA 98158

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor - St. Paul, MN - April 3-5, 2020 (Rescheduled)

    Update 3/19/2020: As a precaution against the spread of COVID-19, this course has been postponed. Once we have a new date confirmed, we will update our website and make the event available for registration. We appreciate your understanding during this difficult time. Please practice good hygiene, and be safe!

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructors

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price of $675 ends one month before the first day of the course )
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    The Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in PF2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Day One:
    8:00 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:30 Male Pelvic Health Introduction
    9:15 Introduction to Male Anatomy
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Examination & Evaluation
    12:45 Lunch
    1:45 Lab 1: Male Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    2:30 Male Urinary Dysfunction
    3:30 Break
    3:45 Prostate Conditions
    4:45 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Two:
    8:00 Questions
    8:15 Rehabilitation of Male Urinary Dysfunctions
    10:15 Break
    10:30 Supine Examination Skills
    11:15 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment
    12:00 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    12:30 Lunch
    1:30 Sexual Function & Dysfunction
    3:15 Break
    3:30 Rehabilitation of Sexual Dysfunction
    5:00 Questions, wrap-up
    5:15 Adjourn

    Day Three:
    7:30 Questions
    7:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Pelvic Pain
    11:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    1:00 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment Skills
    2:00 Break
    2:15 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    2:45 Pathways in Healing
    3:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Neuroscience Center—Regions Hospital

    295 Phalen Boulevard
    St Paul, MN 55130 USA
    Recommended Lodging

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St Paul Downtown
    651-291-8800

    411 Minnesota Street
    St Paul, MN 55101, USA
    Nearest Airport

    Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
    Airport Code: MSP

    Minnesota, USA

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: Click here if map is not shown below.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    March 6-7, 2021

    Eastern Time: 10:30am - 6:30pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Summa Health Wellness Center in Green

    3838 Massillon Rd.
    Uniontown, OH 44685
    Recommended Lodging

    Cambria Suites in Green
    (330) 899-1990

    1787 Thorn Drive
    Uniontown, OH 44685
    Nearest Airport

    Akron-Canton Airport
    Airport Code: CAK

    5400 Lauby Road
    Canton, OH 44720

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location:

     

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    May 15-16 2021 (SOLD OUT)

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Probility Physical Therapy/St. Joseph Mercy

    4350 Jackson Rd Ste 360
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
    Recommended Lodging

    Hampton Inn & Suites Ann Arbor-West
    (847) 872-4000

    2910 Jackson Ave
    Ann Arbor, MI 48103
    Nearest Airport

    Ann Arbor Municipal Airport
    Airport Code: ARB

    801 Airport Dr
    Ann Arbor, MI 48108

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Asheville, NC Satellite Lab Course
    March 6-7, 2021

    Eastern Time: 10:30am - 6:30pm

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    Asheville
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Cornerstone Physical Therapy of North Carolina

    600 Julian Ln Ste 660
    Arden, NC 28704
    Recommended Lodging

    Hampton Inn and Suites Asheville I-26
    (828)-687-0806

    18 Rockwood Rd
    Fletcher, NC 28732
    Nearest Airport

    Asheville Regional Airport
    Airport Code: AVL

    61 Terminal Dr #1
    Fletcher, NC 28732

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Satellite Lab Course
    Athens, GA May 15-16 2021

    Eastern Time - Day 1: 10:30am - 7:50pm / Day 2: 10:30am - 5:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

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    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Thrive Integrated Medicine

    2080 Prince Ave
    Athens, GA 30606
    Recommended Lodging

    Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown
    (706)-353-6800

    390 E Washington St
    Athens, GA 30601
    Nearest Airport

    Athens-Ben Epps Airport - AHN
    Airport Code: AHN

    1010 Ben Epps Dr
    Athens, GA 30605

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    March 6-7, 2021

    Eastern Time: 10:30am - 6:30pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    JMM Health Solutions LLC

    3160 Main St UNIT 102
    Duluth, GA 30096
    Recommended Lodging

    Hampton Inn Lawrenceville Duluth

    678-407-0018

    6010 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville,

     

    Nearest Airport

    Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
    Airport Code: ATL

    6000 N Terminal Pkwy
    Atlanta, GA 30320

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Satellite Lab Course - April 25-26 2021

    Eastern Time - Day 1: 10:30am - 7:50pm / Day 2: 10:30am - 5:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

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    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    ODA Primary Health Care Network

    14-16 Heyward St
    Brooklyn, NY 11249
    Recommended Lodging

    Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
    (718)-855-1900

    228 Duffield St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    Nearest Airport

    John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Airport Code: JFK

    Queens, NY 11430

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Brooklyn, NY Satellite Lab Course
    March 6-7, 2021

    Eastern Time: 10:30am - 6:30pm

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    Brooklyn
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    PT of The City

    1514 Voorhies Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    Recommended Lodging

    Best Western Plus Brooklyn Bay Hotel
    718-769-5000

    3003 Emmons Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    Nearest Airport

    John F. Kennedy International Airport
    Airport Code: JFK

    Queens, NY 11430

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment -
    Gilbert, AZ Satellite Lab Course - May 15-16 2021 (SOLD OUT)

    Mountain Standard Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:50pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 2:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    OneAccord Physical Therapy

    225 E Germann Rd
    Suite 250
    Gilbert, AZ 85297
    Recommended Lodging

    Home2 Suites by Hilton Gilbert
    (480)-857-4778

    3333 S Market St
    Gilbert, AZ 85297
    Nearest Airport

    Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
    Airport Code: PHX

    3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
    Phoenix, AZ 85034

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Kenosha, WI Satellite Lab Course
    March 6-7, 2021

    Central Time: 9:30am - 5:30pm

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    Kenosha
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Aurora Medical Center – Kenosha

    7610 Pershing Blvd
    Kenosha, WI 53142
    Recommended Lodging

    Stella Hotel & Ballroom
    (262) 842-2000

    5706 8th Ave
    Kenosha, WI 53140
    Nearest Airport

    General Mitchell International Airport
    Airport Code: MKE

    5300 S Howell Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53207

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location: (click here if no map appears below)

     

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Livonia, MI Satellite Lab Course - May 15-16 2021

    Eastern Time - Day 1: 10:30am - 7:50pm / Day 2: 10:30am - 5:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Mendelson Kornblum Physical Therapy

    36622 Five Mile Rd #102,
    Livonia, MI 48154
    Recommended Lodging

    Hampton Inn Livonia Detroit
    (734)-237-4480

    28151 Schoolcraft
    Livonia, MI 48150
    Nearest Airport

    Oakland County International Airport
    Airport Code: PTK

    6500 Highland Rd
    Waterford Twp, MI 48327

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Manchester, IA
    Satellite Lab Course - March 6-7, 2021

    Central Time - Day 1: 9:30am - 6:50pm / Day 2: 9:30am - 4:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Physical Therapy Solutions

    107 S 11th St
    Manchester, IA 52057
    Recommended Lodging

    Cobblestone Inn & Suites – Manchester
    (563)-856-0011

    1210 Commercial Court
    Manchester, IA 52057
    Nearest Airport

    Independence Municipal Airport
    Airport Code: IDP

    499 Freedom Dr
    Independence, KS 67301

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Pacific Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:50pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 2:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

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    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Kaiser Permanente

    3701 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94611
    Recommended Lodging

    Courtyard by Marriott Oakland Downtown
    (510) 625-8282

    4064, 988 Broadway
    Oakland, CA 94607
    Nearest Airport

    Oakland International Airport
    Airport Code: OAK

    1 Airport Dr
    Oakland, CA 94621

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Richmond, VA
    Satellite Lab Course - July 10-11 2021

    Eastern Time - Day 1: 10:30am - 7:50pm / Day 2: 10:30am - 5:45pm

    {dtregister}1593{/dtregister}
    Richmond
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Pivot Physical Therapy (Richmond, VA)

    4831 S Laburnum Ave
    Richmond, VA 23231
    Recommended Lodging

    Courtyard by Marriott Richmond Airport
    (804)-652-0500

    5400 Williamsburg Rd
    Sandston, VA 23150
    Nearest Airport

    Richmond International Airport
    Airport Code: RIC

    1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Dr
    Richmond, VA 23250

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Richmond, VA
    Satellite Lab Course - May 15-16 2021

    Eastern Time - Day 1: 10:30am - 7:50pm / Day 2: 10:30am - 5:45pm

    {dtregister}1685{/dtregister}
    Richmond
    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

     NameStreet Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Pivot Physical Therapy (Richmond, VA)

    4831 S Laburnum Ave
    Richmond, VA 23231
    Recommended Lodging

    Courtyard by Marriott Richmond Airport
    (804)-652-0500

    5400 Williamsburg Rd
    Sandston, VA 23150
    Nearest Airport

    Richmond International Airport
    Airport Code: RIC

    1 Richard E Byrd Terminal Dr
    Richmond, VA 23250

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Pacific Time: 7:30am - 3:30pm

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    San Diego
    • Description

    • Objectives

    • Schedule

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    FunctionSmart Physical Therapy

    10803 Vista Sorrento
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Recommended Lodging

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Diego - Sorrento Valley
    (858) 731-0100

    5925 Lusk Blvd
    San Diego, CA 92121
    Nearest Airport

    San Diego International Airport
    Airport Code: SAN

    3225 N Harbor Dr
    San Diego, CA 92101

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Pacific Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:30pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 3:30pm

    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

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    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Satellite Lab Course -
    Columbia MO - July 10-11 2021

    Central Time - Day 1: 9:30am - 6:50pm / Day 2: 9:30am - 4:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Mizzou Therapy Services

    7115 E St. Charles Rd
    Columbia, MO 65202
    Recommended Lodging

    Holiday Inn Columbia-East
    (573) 474-4444

    915 Port Way
    Columbia, MO 65201
    Nearest Airport

    Columbia Regional Airport
    Airport Code: COU

    915 Port Way
    Columbia, MO 65201

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Satellite Lab Course -
    Houston TX - July 10-11 2021

    Central Time - Day 1: 9:30am - 6:50pm / Day 2: 9:30am - 4:45pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Memorial Hermann Health System

    925 Gessner St
    Suite 350, Pelvic Floor Health Center
    Houston, TX 77024
    Recommended Lodging

    The Westin Houston, Memorial City
    (281) 501-4300

    945 Gessner Rd
    Houston, TX 77024
    Nearest Airport

    George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    Airport Code: IAH

    2800 N Terminal Rd
    Houston, TX 77032

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location:

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).

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    Pacific Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:30pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 3:30pm

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    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Location/Lodging

    • Instructor

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Core Pelvic Floor Therapy

    15375 Barranca Pkwy #A104
    Irvine, CA 92618
    Recommended Lodging

    Courtyard by Marriott Irvine Spectrum
    (949) 453-1033

    7955 Irvine Center Dr
    Irvine, CA 92618
    Nearest Airport

    John Wayne Airport
    Airport Code: SNA

    18601 Airport Way
    Santa Ana, CA 92707

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).

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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Satellite Lab Course - July 10-11 2021

    Pacific Time - Day 1: 7:30am - 4:50pm / Day 2: 7:30am - 2:45pm

    • Description

    • Schedule

    • Objectives

    • Instructor

    • Testimonials

    • Discounts

    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

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    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Great Location and facility. Great Holly.
    - Patricia Sisamis PT, MS - Benton Harbor

    All H & W courses have been phenomenal. Good humor, great stories, tons of useful resources, always leave feeling like I have tools to be a more competent PT.
    - Kristen Parisi, PT, DPT - Bonita Springs, FL

    Holly was the best.
    - Patricia Sisamis PT, MS - Benton Harbor

    I recently took (*passed) the PRPC exam in May. My preparation for the exam gave me an opportunity to really dive in and understand the content I’ve learned at various H & W courses. The male pelvic course is my first since taking the PRPC, and could really follow along 7 connect the dots more easily.
    - Kristen Parisi, PT, DPT - Bonita Springs, FL

    While the information felt overwhelming at times, I felt happy with the course and feel confident on helping my patients/clients soon!
    - Luis O. Ramos Mangual PTA, LMT - Orange Park, FL

    Great Course! Need male pelvic floor #2. Can’t wait to get the Book.
    - Elizabeth Ashley Grabel – USA

    Great course – instructors and TAs were knowledgeable and willing to help. The course was written in a way to accommodate people already treating this population or people who are looking to add to their patient population.
    - Karrie Thompson, PT, DPT - Crestview, FL

    Awesome course! I can’t wait to get back to the clinic and apply all of this.
    - Dr. Molly Robbins, PT, DPT - Jupiter, FL

    Holly provided a clinical perspective on the examination of the male pelvic floor. I came into the course without a lot of knowledge on the perineal area of the male and now I feel very comfortable heading back to the clinical and treating this population.
    - Elizabeth Templeton, PT, DPT - Cape Coal, FL

    Thank you, Holly and team, for a meaningful learning experience. Excellent diversity of topics, stimulating conversations and clinically effective manual skills reviewed/progressed. With gratitude!
    -Allison M Hammond, PT, DPT - Seattle, WA

    This was my first pelvic floor course and I never felt lost or that I was falling behind. The course was laid out very smoothly and easy to follow. I learned a lot.
    -Kaitlin McCaleb, DPT - Houston, TX

    I was terrified to make the jump from ortho/sports to the crucial inclusion of pelvic floor in my practice. The lab content has intimidated me since PT school. Thank you for making this accessible and promoting a safe environment. I can’t believe how not scary it was. Amazing content, course and instructors!
    -Samantha Letizio, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS - Sneads Ferry, NC

    This was a very informative course. I will start utilizing this information as soon as I return to the clinic. Holly was a fantastic instructor.
    -Maria Drews, PT - Katy, TX

    Holly is an excellent teacher – she has a calm and engaging way of presenting the material, answers all questions in a welcoming way and fosters confidence. It is a necessary course to take when treating male patients. It was eye opening and will allow me to advance my skill in the clinic can’t wait to put these strategies to use!
    -Sarah Snyder, PT, DPT - GREENVILLE, SC

    I took the male pelvic floor course several years ago when it was a 2day course, this newer version is much more comprehensive and through.
    -Ilene Rosenthal-Schulman, PT, DPT - Scotch Plains, NJ

    Instructors are always very professional and mature always create an environment that’s extremely comfortable to be in as a learner as a subject during labs.
    -Aaron Small, PT - Atlanta, GA

    I extremely enjoyed this class, it has given me knowledge and confidence need to begin treating men in my clinical practice. I appreciate the emphasis on meeting the patient and their issues uniquely where they are respecting our own bandores. Thank You!
    -Cora Hargis, DPT - Grand Rapids, MI

    Holly is so graceful in her ability to handle difficult, controversial topics + in her language. I am so inspired+excited to treat men begin my journey as a pelvic specialist.
    -Victoria Snell, DPT - Denver, CO

    Holly was absolutely fantastic! This course is fantastic for anyone who treats or wants to treat the male pelvic floor. It is a great resource for both begining and experienced pelvic therapists and provides a remarkably comfortable environment for both men and women.
    -Jessica Probst, PT,DPT,MTC,SMAC - Washington, DC

    Few courses revolutionize my thinking and open endless opportunities to help my patients and this is one of those courses!! This course and Holly challenge your self limits and beliefs in a very open and safe environment with encouragement to think outside the box.
    -Charles Dudley, MPT - Essex, MD

    I feel more confident and knowledgeable to treat the male pelvic pain patient, and also some techniques and info that I can also use on my female patients. I feel that I could take five more courses on this and still learn more!
    -Audrey Quanrud, PT - Champlin, MN

    Such a valuable course for anyone involved in the treatment of male pelvic floor conditions. Very comprehensive and the emphasis on lab and palpitation skills was so helpful.
    -Kira Boyd, MSPT, ATC- Jacksonville, NC

    Even though the focus of my practice is on pelvic health, I learned quite a bit about external palpitation skills. The adaptation of women to men was very helpful.
    -Lori Buxton, PT, DPT, WCS - Littleton, CO

    This has been such an amazing course and I feel I can really treat all male patients. I feel there is so much more to develop in my male pelvic floor treatment program and I can educate my referring providers.
    -Caitlin Ruggiero DPT - Bishopville, MD

    I never thought I'd be excited to provide male pelvic floor rehab, but after this course I realize that like female pelvic floor, male pelvic floor is very under-served. This motivated me to expand my practice.
    -Cynthia Kakuk Marchi, OTR/L - Alburquerque, NM

    Excellent knowledge of the topics and genuinely love what they do! Very easy to stay focused and fun!
    -Heather Ackley PT, DPT Anaheim Hills, CA

    Great course! [This is my] second course taken with Holly and Stacey and they are by far my favorite presenters!!! I gained so many tools! Excited to learn more about past vesiculate surgeries, hernia repair, etc.
    -Natalie Miller, PTA San Diego, CA

    Excellent anatomy review and education regarding medical issues, as well as putting together clinical pieces. I really loved the emphasis on clinical reasoning to figure out what each individual needs, no protocols etc. Thank you!
    - Anonymous
    This is my very first pelvic floor course and I am very excited about all I learned and am so looking forward to go back to KS and start a program there.
    -Mario Alarado, MD, PT – Witchita, KS
    Helped us open up the new horizon. Good course to start a pelvic rehab program. I enjoyed this for the first time it gave me confidence.
    -Ramesh Malladi, PT, RPT – Livonia, MI
    Great course with new information and techniques that will help further my “toolbox” and ability to take male patients with pelvic pain.
    -Amy Walter, DPT – Hamburg, NY
    I appreciate instructors who are knowledgeable and approachable as well as passionate about their subject matter-Thank You! To Holly and Stacey for a good weekend of learning. Thanks for sharing pt. examples, you are both good speakers!
    -Kelly Poole, MPT – Bogart, GA
    This is my second course with Holly and Stacey. They are a great time. Very informative, enthusiastic and passionate. Thank you!
    -Patti Koehler – Portland, OR
    Great Course!
    -Catherine Weibel, DPT, WCS - Winter Park, FL

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).


    First-Time Registrant Discount

    This $50.00 discount is available to any therapist who has never before taken a Herman & Wallace course (no previous registrations) and can be used towards the registrant's first Herman & Wallace course (not applicable to Pelvic Floor Level 1/2A/2B or Capstone).

    To apply this discount, please use the code FirstTimer2020 during check out. (H&W will check records to verify past attendance.)


    Referral Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who has already taken a Herman & Wallace course will earn a $50.00 "referral credit" if:

    1. A therapist who has never taken a Herman & Wallace course successfully registers for his or her first course(s); AND
    2. In the registration process, the first-time registrant gives the name and clinic/hospital of the therapist who referred them to Herman & Wallace.

    A therapist who has earned a $50.00 "referral credit" may use this credit toward any course that is eligible for a "referral discount".


    Guest Blogger Credit/Discount

    Any therapist who completes a qualifying guest blog post on the Herman & Wallace blog will earn a $50.00 "guest blogger credit". This credit may be applied toward any course eligible for a "guest blogger discount".


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    Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction and Treatment - Satellite Lab Course - Kenosha, WI - November 6-7, 2021

    Central Time - Day 1: 9:30am - 6:30pm / Day 2: 9:30am - 5:30pm

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    • Description

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    Price: $695 (Early Registrant Price $675)
    Experience Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Contact Hours: 22

    This is a satellite lab course offering of our popular Men’s Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation course. The course introduces valuable concepts in pelvic health including urinary and prostate function, chronic pelvic pain, and sexual health. For therapists who have taken Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment Level 2A, the Men’s Pelvic Health Course expands on the men’s pelvic health topics introduced in Pelvic Floor Level 2A. This continuing education course is also created at an introductory level, covering topics such as internal rectal pelvic muscle examination, so that a therapist who has not taken prior pelvic floor muscle function coursework can attend. It is expected that participants will only register for satellites in which they are within driving distance, and adhere to all state and local COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask at all times during the course.

    Urinary dysfunction such as post-prostatectomy incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention, and post-micturition dribble are discussed in this class. Because urinary incontinence is a potential consequence following prostate surgery, risk factors, pre-surgical rehabilitation, and post-surgical intervention strategies following prostatectomy are instructed. The medical aspects of prostate cancer testing are also clearly described, including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, Gleason scores, and any recent updates in recommended medical screening.

    Although most men diagnosed with prostatitis do not have a true infection, prostatitis remains a common diagnosis within chronic pelvic pain. The Men’s Pelvic Health course explains typical presentations of prostatitis-like pain, evaluation techniques, and evidence-informed intervention techniques. Other pelvic diagnoses are covered, such as Peyronie's Disease, testicular and scrotal pain, penile pain, and pelvic floor muscle-related conditions. Men who experience pelvic muscle dysfunction including pain or weakness are at risk for sexual dysfunction. Participants will be able to describe the relationships between pelvic muscle function and men’s sexual health, including the evidence that demonstrates pelvic muscle rehabilitation's positive impact on erectile function. This continuing education course includes lectures and labs, including external and internal muscle mapping and neuro-myofascial treatment techniques.

    Special Considerations:
    As this continuing education course includes extensive lab work, all attendees should come prepared to participate as both clinician and patient unless medically contraindicated (if unsure please check with your physician prior to attending the course). Internal rectal pelvic floor muscle examinations will be taught in labs. As this is a male course, please be aware that the instructors encourage male attendees.

    Audience:
    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.

    Prerequisites:
    This course is for therapists with experience in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. This course is also appropriate for the practitioner who has not had any training in pelvic floor dysfunction and who is interested in treating male patients.

    Recommended Readings
    1. Gray's Anatomy for Students - Available at a 25% Discount for Herman & Wallace registrants with promo code 70484. Registrants who already own a copy of this or a corresponding textbook are not required to purchase an additional one.
    2. Pelvic Dysfunction in Men: Diagnosis and Treatment of Male Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction by Grace Dorey, 2006.
    3. Headache in the Pelvis, 4th Edition by David Wise and Rodney Anderson.
    4. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Pages on: Prostate Problems and Erectile Dysfunction

    Recorded video lectures to be viewed in-full prior to the course (Total video lecture time: 9 hours 25 mintues)

    • .75 Pelvic Health Intro
      1 Introduction to Anatomy
      1 Urinary Dysfunction
      1 Prostate Conditions
      3 Sexual Function and Dysfunction
    • 1 Special Topics: Circumcision, Hernias, Testicular Pain
    • 1.5 Pathways in Healing

    Schedule reflects Pacific Standard Time. Day 1 and Day 2 (meet at satellite location, or in self-hosted pairs / small groups).

    Day One:

    7:30 Introductions, Review of Course Goals/Objectives
    8:00 Examination & Evaluation
    9:30 Break
    9:45 Examination & Evaluation
    10:30 Lab 1: Pelvic Assessment in Sidelying
    11:30 Lunch
    12:30 Rehabilitation of Urinary Dysfunctions
    2:30 Break
    2:45 Lab 2: Supine Pelvic Floor and Perineal Assessment Supine
    4:15 Questions, Wrap-up
    4:30 Adjourn
     

    Day Two:

    7:30 Questions from Day 1
    7:45 Anatomy of Pelvic Pain
    8:45 Pelvic Pain
    9:45 Break
    10:00 Rehabilitation of Pelvic Pain
    12:00 Lunch
    12:45 Lab 3: Pelvic Pain Treatment
    2:45 Questions, Wrap-up
    3:30 Adjourn

     

    Notice this schedule starts each day at 0:00. The course does not start at mid-night! This schedule is meant to show the duration of each component of the course, not the actual start-time of each lecture. The actual start time will appear in the title of the satellite course page on our website, showing the local time zone. 

    Upon completion of this continuing education seminar, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify anatomy and physiology of the male urogenital systems with reference to male pelvic floor dysfunction.
    2. List key medical diagnostic procedures for male urologic, sexual and pelvic pain conditions.
    3. Perform external and internal (rectal) examinations of the pelvis to identify specific pelvic floor muscles, ligaments, nerves, and key bony landmarks.
    4. Perform pelvic floor muscle assessment procedures to identify strength, tone, length and coordination.
    5. Demonstrate psoas muscle examination and treatment, and describe its potential role in referral of symptoms into the pelvis.
    6. Instruct male patients in an in home program and behavioral education for urologic, sexual, and pelvic pain conditions.
    7. Design treatment plans for male chronic pelvic syndromes, erectile dysfunction and post-prostatectomy dysfunctions.
    8. Perform external and internal male pelvic floor myofascial treatment techniques.

      Name Street Address (Links to Map)
    Course Location

    Aurora Sports Health Pershing

    7610 Pershing Boulevard
    Kenosha, WI 53142
    Recommended Lodging

    SpringHill Suites by Marriott Kenosha
    (262) 551-3401

    7653 125th Ave
    Kenosha, WI 63142
    Nearest Airport

    Kenosha Regional Airport
    Airport Code: ENW

    9900 52nd St
    Kenosha, WI 53144

     

    Directions from Recommended Lodging to Course Location

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMD, CCI

    Holly Tanner

    Holly Tanner, PT, DPT, MA, OCS, WCS, PRPC, LMP, BCB-PMB, CCI was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. At Herman & Wallace, Holly is a faculty member and the Director of Education. She owns a private practice that focuses on pelvic rehabilitation and on chronic myofascial pain. She graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in 1995 with a Masters of Arts degree in Physical Therapy and in 2013 she completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She is also a licensed massage practitioner, licensed in Washington since 2003. Prior experience includes working for Apple Physical Therapy where she developed and directed the Women's and Men's Health programs for the company’s many clinics. She is Board-certified in Orthopedics, Women's Health, and is also certified in Pelvic Rehabilitation and in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback. Holly served as adjunct faculty at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA and at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, for whom she continues to teach in the transitional DPT program. Along with H&W faculty member Stacey Futterman she co-authored the "Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction, and Treatment" course. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her physical therapy and massage practice, Flow Rehab, is located in the Fremont neighborbood of Seattle.

    Attention: We are unable to offer "retro-active" discounts (i.e. applying a discount to a transaction after the transaction takes place), so if you are interested in exploring discount options and you are unsure if your transactions is eligible for a discount, please contact us to inquire.


    Multi-Course Discount

    This 10% discount is available for a single registrant who wishes to enroll in 3 or more courses, and pay in one transaction. Registrants wishing to enroll in 5 or more courses should contact us for a customized quote. We can also apply this discount if 2 therapists from a single clinic/hospital enroll in 3 or more courses (ie Registrant A enrolls in Course X and Course Y, Registrant B enrolls in Course X, and Registrants A and B both work at Clinic Z). This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts. Registration and payment must be received at the same time in one credit card payment, one check or one envelop with multiple checks. This type of registration cannot be completed online, if you are wishing to receive the Multi-Course discount please call or email us directly for assistance.


    Group Discount

    This discount is available for a group of three or more registrants, who all work at the same clinic/hospital, enroll in a single course, and pay in a single transaction or mail in multiple checks in a single envelope. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

    Groups of 3-5 receive a 10% discount off the combined price of their group's registrations.
    Groups of 6 or more should call or Contact Us so that we can properly create an invoice for your registration.


    Student Discount

    This 10% discount is available to current students who have yet to earn a license to practice at the time of course registration. This discount is not available to those therapists who have previously held a license, and are currently enrolled in a doctoral, or other post-graduate, program. This discount cannot be used in combination with any other discounts.

     

    To get this discount when checking out online, use the code Student2021. (Note, this code is only valid for non-licensed students. The H&W admin team will verify that registrants signed up with this code are, indeed, current students prior to their attendance of the course).

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