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Identification and Referral of Pelvic Health Patients:​Knowing When to 'Go There' (GEPD)
University of Texas at El Paso Campbell Building
1101 N. Campbell Street
El Paso 79902
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Category: District Meetings

This course will help learners gain a better understanding of the role of the pelvic floor in other musculoskeletal impairments, identify possible signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction, and be able to identify recognize when patients might benefit from pelvic floor rehabilitation in patient populations. 2CCUs

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
1.Define and identify pelvic floor musculature.
2.Discuss the impact of pelvic floor dysfunction on patients.
3.Identify several signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction.
4.Describe the clinical toolbox used by pelvic health physical therapists.
5.Simulate language to facilitate patient self-disclosure and to encourage consultation with the pelvic health physical therapist.

Elizabeth Willison, PT, DPT Instructor at Western Technical College PTA program since 2018. Physical therapist at Spectrum Therapy Consultants since 2019.Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2014, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sciences, Brigham Young University, 2011 

6:00-6:30 pm Introduction to the pelvic floor musculature: identification, roles, responsibilities
6:30-7:00 pm Signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction and the implications for the physical therapist
7:00-7:15 pm How to explain pelvic floor physical therapy to the general population and patients
7:15-7:40 pm Case study with discussion
7:40-8:00 pm Question and Answer

Register Online by July 23, 2019
Non Members: $20
PT/PTA Members: $10
Students: $5

Additional $5 for onsite registration.
Non Members: $25
PT/PTA Members: $15
Students: $10

Dinner will be provided for attendees who register online by noon on July 23rd. (Pre-registration assists in purchasing correct food quantity, we thank you in advance)

Onsite registration: Dinner based on availability of food.

Additional Locations

Cancellation Policy 

District members at-large will be emailed if course must be cancelled within 24 hours of district receiving information the course must be cancelled. Full refunds are given if course is cancelled regardless of notification provided.

Additional Information


Register here. (Onsite rates apply)

Contact: Kevin Lyle Browne, PT at [email protected]