Pediatric Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. A Multi-System Approach

Description

Course Content:
This class will facilitate knowledge of a multi-system approach to the management of pediatric pelvic floor dysfunctions. A general overview of bladder and bowel anatomy and function in the developing child will be described. Information will be provided to allow participants to complete a thorough evaluation to be able to outline and implement a therapy treatment plan and home exercise program for the patient suffering from urinary and/or stool incontinence, constipation, and pelvic floor muscular challenges. Instruction in surface electromyography related to assessment and treatment will also be discussed.

Upon Completion Of This Course,Therapists Will Be Able To:
Discuss normal bladder and bowel anatomy and function in the developing child.
Describe the connection between postural control and respiration in relationship to the pelvic floor.
Define the symptoms and conditions of micturition.
Review screening tools utilized in identifying urinary tract dysfunctions.
Identify signs and contributors of constipation.
Describe a multi-system evaluation of the pediatric patient with pelvic floor dysfunction including consideration of musculoskeletal impairments and compensatory movement patterns.
Describe the utilization of surface electromyography in the assessment and training of the pelvic floor muscles.
Outline a therapy treatment plan with consideration of neuromuscular, sensory, and musculoskeletal systems in the patient suffering from a pelvic floor dysfunction.
Identify referral recommendations beyond therapy for the pediatric patient suffering from a pelvic floor dysfunction. Electromyography related to assessment and treatment will also be discussed and demonstrated.

Location BDI Playhouse Children's Therapy
600 N. Commons Dr.
Suite 102
Aurora, IL 60504
Date 6/21/2019 8:00 AM - 6/22/2019 12:00 PM (Check in 8:00 AM)
Sponsor BDI Playhouse Children's Therapy
Trainer Tara Rudolphi & Dr. Jennifer Peterson
Contact Reenie Parrish (708) 243-0259 rparrish@bdiplayhouse.com
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
3. Collaborative relationships
4. Specific goals
5. Comprehensive plans
6. Periodic monitoring
7. Quality services
Credit Hours 5.0 - Assessment
2.0 - Atypical Development
3.0 - Intervention
1.0 - Typical Development
Cost $450
Status Closed