Fern House,Antrim Area Hospital,
Antrim BT41 2RL
Additional information / Directions
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.
1. To provide evidence based information on the prevalence, presentation and symptomatology of male lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), with a specific focus on the post-prostatectomy patient. 2. To provide evidence based information on the physiotherapy assessment and management options for men with lower urinary tract symptoms.
POGP Course Administrator