Pelvic Floor Disorders Symposium (RP1410A)

Update on the multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor disorders including female urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, fecal incontinence, pelvic pain and constipation. The course is aimed at providing tools to practitioners so they can identify, evaluate and offer first line therapy for pelvic floor disorders. The ability to perform these tasks has been identified as lacking in multiple national publications and guidelines.

Course details

  • AMA: 6.00
  • Attendance: 6.00
  • Event starts: Sat, Oct 11 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Event ends: Sat, Oct 11 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Course opens: Mon, Jul 14 2014
  • Course expires: Sat, Jan 31 2015
  • Cost: $75.00

Target audience

The symposium is designed for Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists and Physicians Assistants interested in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders within the fields of Internal Medicine and Primary Care physicians, Urologists, Gynecologists, and Colorectal Surgeons.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Communication and Interdisciplinary
Teams) and:

  • Evaluate patients with pelvic floor disorders through careful screening
  • Perform directed pelvic floor history and physical examination
  • Discuss options for the accurate diagnosis of pelvic floor disorders
  • Initiate and manage therapy for urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, constipation, and pelvic organ prolapse
  • Identify the mechanisms behind chronic pelvic pain and be able to initiate treatment
  • Discuss the role of pelvic floor physical therapy in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders
  • Discuss the pros and cons of pelvic mesh and slings
  • Identify complex patients who require referral to a subspecialist

Location

T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Faculty & credentials

Course Director:

Kelly M. Scott, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

 

UT Southwestern Faculty:

Abier A. Abdelnaby, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Sunil Balgobin, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Michelle Bradley, PT
Outpatient Rehabilitation- Zale Lipshy

Cynthia Brinker, PT
Outpatient Rehabilitation- Zale Lipshy

Maude Carmel, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology

Samar Harris, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Gaurav Khatri, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Gary E. Lemack, M.D.
Professor, Department of Urology and Neurology

Craig H. Olson, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

David Rahn, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Gargi Raval, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Joseph Schaffer, M.D.
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Philippe Zimmern, M.D.
Professor, Department of Urology

Department 
Department of Surgery, Department of Urology, Department of Gynecology, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
This activity closed on February 1st, 2015 and is no longer available for enrollments.