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A Holistic View of the Pelvic Floor

Disclaimer and Warning Notice

The techniques demonstrated in this course may only ever be performed by a suitably qualified healthcare professional.

Taking this course does not grant you any form of license to practice manual therapy. Do not practice any form of manual therapy unless it falls within your professional scope of practice.

Depending on where you practice, you may be required by law to meet certain criteria for practicing manual therapy, even if you are a qualified medical or healthcare practitioner.

If you are not sure about the laws and regulations governing the practice of manual therapy in your area, you must make the necessary enquiries to ensure that you meet any and all requirements that may be in place.

If you are unsure, please contact your professional organization or licensing board.

Access

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CE Accreditation

This course has been accredited as follows:

Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers (NCBTMB) 6 CEU's; Massage Therapists (MMA - formerly AAMT) 10 CPE; Canadian Massage Therapists (CMMOTA formerly RMTA) - Alberta 3 CEC's; Alabama Board of Physical Therapy (Any coursework relevant to the practice of physical therapy will be honoured) 6 CE Hours; Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“Patient Related”) 6 CEs; Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“Related to the Clinical Practice of Occupational Therapy”) 6 CEs; Florida Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”) 6 CEs; Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”) 6 CEs; Georgia Board of Nursing (LPN/RPN) - CE Broker (“General”) 6 CEs; Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“General Continuing Education”) 6 CEs; Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure (LMT) - CE Broker (“CE relevant to the practice of Massage Therapy”) 6 CEs.

If you need help regarding any CE/CPD/CPE matter, please contact our customer help team.

How to Complete This Course

1.  View the video tutorials in the video player above in the order they are listed (where applicable).

2.  Study the course workbook in your own time, in tandem with the video classes, or as directed. 

3.  Review all of the course material several times to ensure understanding.  You will be examined on all course material.

4.  Complete the course exam. 

5.  On passing the course exam you will receive an email with your certificate which you may download and print. 

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Understand Pelvic Anatomy & Biomechanics:
- Identify and describe the primary structures and functions of the pelvic floor.
- Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the biomechanics involved in the functioning of the pelvis and sacroiliac joint.
- Understand the intricate relationships between the muscles, ligaments, and other structures of the pelvic region.

2. Recognize and Analyze Dysfunctions:
- Identify common dysfunctions and disorders related to the pelvic floor.
- Differentiate between various conditions and their origins, whether anatomical, biomechanical, or otherwise.
- Understand the root causes of many pelvic floor issues and their implications on overall women's health.

3. Practical Application of Knowledge:
- Utilize the knowledge gained from the illustrated workbook to guide therapeutic and fitness interventions.
- Implement strategies to identify signs of pelvic floor dysfunction in clients.
- Apply therapeutic techniques and exercises aimed at strengthening, rehabilitating, and promoting optimal function of the pelvic floor.

4. Holistic Approach to Women’s Health:
- Recognize the importance of the pelvic floor in the broader context of women’s health.
- Implement a holistic approach in client assessments, recognizing the interconnectedness of various systems.
- Understand and advocate for the significance of pelvic health in overall wellbeing and quality of life for women.

5. Communication & Advocacy:
- Effectively communicate the importance of pelvic health to clients, emphasizing its role in overall physical wellbeing.
- Advocate for increased awareness and understanding of women's pelvic health in broader healthcare and fitness communities.
- Engage in discussions and further education to stay updated on the latest research and findings related to the pelvic floor.

6. Professional Development:
- Incorporate the knowledge and techniques learned into practice, enhancing the quality of care provided to clients.
- Collaborate and consult with other professionals when addressing complex cases related to pelvic health.
- Recognize when to refer clients to specialized healthcare providers for further evaluation and intervention.

Upon concluding "A Holistic View of the Pelvic Floor," participants should possess a thorough and integrated understanding of the pelvic floor's complexities. Armed with this knowledge, they will be better equipped to make informed decisions in their professional practice, ultimately enriching the lives of women they work with.

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Course Assessment

Click here to take the exam. Once you pass the exam you may request a certificate (see below).

Apply for a Certificate

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