Pelvic Floor Disorders Symposium (RP1410A)

Dallas, TX US
October 11, 2014

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.

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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/14/2014
Course expires: 
01/31/2015
Event starts: 
10/11/2014 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/11/2014 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$75.00
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

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

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/14/2014
Course expires: 
01/31/2015

Price

Cost:
$75.00
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