19th Annual Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Scientific Day: Women and Rehabilitation - Bridging Generations (RP1706A)

Dallas, TX US
June 3, 2017

This program is designed to highlight scientific advances in the area of Women's Health Issues in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Topics of discussion include the latest treatments and technologies in the areas of sports medicine, gender differences in recovery of concussion, neurologic causes of pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction. We will also discuss the ethical implications of physician recommendations when treating eating disorders in children. 





Target Audience

Physiatrists, Family Practice Physicians, Internists, Physical Therapists, Psychologists, NPs and PAs, Nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in the gender differences and women's health issues in physical medicine and rehabilitation. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe sex differences in Sports Medicine
  • Describe post-partum recovery of the lateral abdominal wall-musculature
  • Review causes of minimal trauma fractures
  • Discuss what work-up and treatments are needed to reduce future fractures
  • Review differences between genders on incidence and recovery for concussion
  • Incorporate mechanisms for concussion prevention in sports for girls and women
  • Discuss connection between body image, eating disorders and obesity in children and adolescents and recognize when treatment is needed
  • Discuss appropriate diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic floor myofascial pain
  • Review neurologic causes of pelvic pain including pudental, genitofemoral, and illoinguinal neuropathy
  • Discuss ethical dilemmas that can arise when caring for children and adolescents with eating disorders and the impact of physician's recommendations on behavior
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/03/2017 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/03/2017 - 3:00pm CDT
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Director

Benjamin N. Nguyen, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Ethics Credit:

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the "Physical Activity & Body Images in Young Girls and Adolescences" for 1 hour in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility. 



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Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics


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