Participants for the Vestibulodynia: A Pelvic Floor and Orthopedic Approach and How to Treat a Man in Pain: Part 1 should be licensed physical therapists or physical therapy assistants, who have at a minimum, basic experience with an internal pelvic exam as both of these courses teach concepts that range from basic to advanced.
Participants for Diving into the Pelvic Floor should be licensed physical therapists or physical therapy assistants, but need not have any prior experience with the pelvic floor. Please contact us if you have questions regarding the appropriateness of this course for you.
Instruction will involve lecture with hands on techniques demonstrated and practiced during lab. Performance of lab skills is required for course completion. It is not necessary to have all skills performed on each student, but it is required that each student perform all skills.
Pregnant women who wish to fully participate during lab time should have a written release from their physician.
Maximum students participating in lab allowed per course is 12. This creates a teacher student ratio of 6:1.
Vulvodynia and Pelvic Pain: An Evidence-Based and Practical Guide for Treating Women in Pain
Providership: This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources, a non-profit medical education company, and Alcove Education.
Physician Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint provider-ship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Alcove Education. Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Physicians Assistants Credit: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified form Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed Credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME or recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 7.5 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
Nursing Credit: This CE activity provides 7.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 7.5 contact hours. It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
Physical Therapy Credit: This course is approved for 8 contact hours by the TPTA and the OPTA.
Vestibulodynia: A Pelvic Floor and Orthopedic Approach has been approved by the CPTA, GPTA, OPTA and TPTA for 16 contact hours. The course has been approved for 15 contact hours by the IPTA. The course has been approved by the NYPTA for 18.6 contact hours. This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
How to Treat a Man in Pain: Part 1 has been approved by the CPTA, OPTA and TPTA for 16 contact hours.
This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
Diving into the Pelvic Floor is approved for 16 contact hours by the TPTA and OPTA.
Pacifying Pregnancy Pain is pending CEU's from the CPTA and TPTA.
Continental breakfast and snacks will be served on day one and day two. Lunch is not provided but time will be allotted.
Comfortable clothing is recommended:
sports bra, t-shirt or tank top, athletic shorts or pants.