PESSARY TRAINING A CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT TO TREAT PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE AND INCONTINENCE.
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Basic Introduction to pessaries and pelvic organ prolapse with top guest speakers
1-1.5 hrs to be confirmed.
14th March 2021
Cost : 225€ course incl CPD certificate plus your clinic listed on this site for a year (listings are valued at £95 per year).
AGENDA timings are approximate depending on the case study discussions and number of participants.
This evidence based course is for medical professionals treating women’s health.
The object of this course is for you to understand the theoretical aspect of each pessary allowing you to advise the best pessary option as a conservative management in treating prolapse and incontinence to patients.
This course is aimed as the first stage of competency in pessaries before practical pessary fitting training begins.
9:00 Introduction and zoom explanation
9:05 Prevalence of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Signs & Symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse
Sex & Prolapse
Vaginal cysts mimicking prolapse (case studies)
Types and stages of pelvic organ prolapses
Performing the examination
10:15 Baden Walker System
POP Q system and how to use the POP Q measuring tool (workbook exercises)
10:30 The role of the pessary for patients with incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
Non-surgical therapy for pelvic organ prolapse
Indications & Contra-Indications – Case study exercise
Advantages & Disadvantages
Criteria before offering a pessary
Patient follow up
What everyone should know about lubricants and oils
11:15 Categories of pessaries
Fitting, removal and types in detail.
13:00 Pessaries during pregnancy
Patients with lavator avulsions – Case study exercise
Pessaries post hysterectomy – Case study exercise
Pessaries during sport – Case study exercise
Cleaning and care of the pessary
14:45 Types of Incontinence and which pessary to choose
Urinary Stress Incontinence (SUI) (case study)
Over Active Bladder (OAB) Urge Incontinence (case study)
Transient (DIAPPERS) (information workbook)
Overflow (information workbook)
Mixed (information workbook)
Nocturia (case study)
15:10 Exercise and the prolapsed woman. (Demo of Pfilates moves- wear something comfortable)
Pfilates a clinical led based program for prolapse and incontinence (in workbook)
Suggested pessary use during sports and exercise
16: 45 Q&A
Documents offered with course.
Pre course workbook. Contains information with case studies. Case studies will be discussed during the course.
Questionnaire : Questions to pose the patient new to prolapse.
Guide to Pessaries Booklet.
Protocol around pessaries.
Questionnaire to offer patients pre surgery
Edinburgh post natal depression scale.
Access to clinical papers mentioned on the course
Woman in the community 2hr information evening.
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Slide show presentation with valuable information about what to expect and what to discuss with your phyisiotherapist and a demonstration with the pelvic floor, prolapse and incontinence clinically proven Pfialtes. If you are serious about stopping incontinence and reducing prolapse then this will probably be the best evening you have spent.
Q&A with experts on the panel.
Lead Physiotherapist Anna Bogacz-Udovč from FizioMama and Gaynor Morgan Advanced Pfilates Instructor and Pessaries expert will be live speaking about how Pfilates a clinically proven program can help you combat incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse issues. Gaynor will be teaching you about the pelvic floor muscles and the relation and importance with the other muscle groups of the body. Demonstrating the Pfilates exercises (bring your comfy clothes to this session) Getting you off your chairs and moving muscles you didn't realise you had! Anna will be explaining what to expect when you visit a physiotherapist and giving you tips to make your visit easy and enjoyable. This session will be recorded and participants will have access to the recording for 1 week after the event to view at your leisure.
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