Hexham General Hospital
Additional information / Directions
This workshop has been developed for Registered Physiotherapists/CSP members who have not completed an accredited continence course but wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of women with urinary dysfunction. It may be of value to those already working in the speciality who wish to update their knowledge and practical skills. It is not suitable for physiotherapy students but may be useful for a newly- qualified physiotherapist preparing for a rotation in Women’s Health.
The workshop content includes: professional issues; relevant anatomy and physiology; the subjective and objective assessment of a woman with urinary dysfunction; theory of various treatment options and further investigations. Practical sessions include vaginal examination and the application of both biofeedback and electrical stimulation.
On completion of the programme the participants should be:
Able to adequately assess a woman with urinary dysfunction.
Able to formulate an effective management plan.
Able to apply appropriate treatment modalities.
Aware of, and conform to, professional standards in relation to the assessment and
management of women with urinary incontinence/pelvic floor dysfunction.
POGP Course Administrator