Pelvic Floor Disorders   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum

APH 5651 - Pelvic Floor Disorders

This course provides a basic understanding of pelvic floor functions and structures along with clinical etiologies of pelvic floor disorders treated by behavioral interventions. Urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and muscle tension related pelvic floor and vaginal pain are emphasized. Sufficient information on research supporting behavioral interventions, clinical protocols for behavioral interventions, and sufficient simulated demonstrations are presented to bring health care providers to the point where they have the knowledge base needed to provide these interventions to their clients, within their scopes of practice and expertise, after the providers gain hands-on experience by working with experienced practitioners. Prerequisite(s): APH 5101   3.0 credit(s)
Course Length: 8 weeks. 1/2 day RC required