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POGP Paediatric incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction 13-14 July 2018 ASCOT

Course tutor: Dawn Sandalcidi PT, RCMT, BCB-PMD

for all bookings confirmed before 31 January 2018 £250 POGP member/affiliate/associate
£ 300 non-member 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List 2 muscles groups and describe 3 functions of the pelvic floor

  • Understand the development of normal urinary control in paediatrics

  • List the 4 phases of defecation and describe the rectal anal inhibitory reflex

  • Identify common causes of constipation and its relationship to bladder


  • Perform visceral and soft tissue techniques for constipation

  • Describe the pelvic floor relationship to voiding reflexes

  • Understand pediatric urology terminology and investigative tools used for testing

    the paediatric patient

  • Discuss education and treatment about diet including bladder health and bladder


  • Understand pediatric pelvic floor dysfunctions on SEMG as it relates to bowel and

    bladder function

  • Evaluate the effects of posture and positioning on pelvic floor muscle recruitment

    and relaxation

  • Understand the psychological effects of bedwetting, daytime urinary incontinence

    and faecal incontinence

  • Describe behavioural treatments or Urotherapy for paediatric pelvic floor


  • Understand the use of surface electromyography (SEMG) in the paediatric


  • Develop treatment progressions for children with paediatric bowel and bladder


  • Perform verbal instruction of pelvic floor activation

  • Perform 3 different diaphragmatic breathing techniques for paediatric patients

    including diastasis rectus abdominis assessment with examples of core activation

  • Discuss the effects of toileting postures on pelvic floor muscle recruitment and


Full information pack available below. 

Delegate costs: 
**EARLY BIRD FEE** for all bookings confirmed before 31 January 2018 £250 POGP member/affiliate/associate £ 300 non-membe. Thereafter fees of £300 POGP member/affiliate/associate £350 non-member


Where & When

13 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
Day 1: 8.45am-5.45pm Day 2: 9am-4.45pm
Heatherwood Hospital
London Road
Ascot SL5 8AA


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POGP Course Administrator
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