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POGP Advancing your skills into Men’s Health Part 1: Physiotherapy assessment and management of lower urinary tract symptoms 9 September 2017 YORK

This POGP theory-only study day provides participants with the opportunity to better understand the physiotherapy assessment and management of men with lower urinary tract symptoms. It has been developed for Registered Physiotherapists who have experience in both the assessment/management of women with urinary tract symptoms and competent in the clinical skill of anorectal examination. The study day will help participants expand their existing knowledge in order to develop their scope of practice into the assessment and management of men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

The study content includes: male pelvic floor anatomy and physiology; subjective and objective assessment of the man with lower urinary tract symptoms and an introduction to the management of the pre-/post-prostatectomy patient, including those with prostate cancer. A number of case study discussions will facilitate the development of your clinical reasoning skills and knowledge of management/treatment options.

Programme objectives

  1. Toprovideevidencebasedinformationontheprevalence,presentationand symptomatology of male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), with a specific focus on the post-prostatectomy patient.

  2. Toprovideevidencebasedinformationonthephysiotherapyassessmentand management options for men with lower urinary tract symptoms. 

Delegate costs: 
£125 POGP member/affiliate £160 non-member


Where & When

9 Sep 2017
Learning and Research Centre, York teaching Hospital
Wiggington Road
York YO31 8HE


Organiser name: 
POGP Course Administrator
Organiser email:
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