Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

  • Instructor: Calista Naismith

Description

The pelvic health physiotherapy elective will give practitioners a wider understanding of the pelvis, specifically the pelvic floor and its role within sexual health and dysfunction. The hope is that by the end of the 5 hour elective you will have an understanding of what a pelvic health physiotherapist does in practice and when to refer patients. The elective will emphasize the importance of working on a team in sexual health treatment to provide the best care for patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor ; Male and Female
  • Explain  the role of the pelvic floor muscles and specifically their role in sexual function
  • List the types of pelvic dysfunctions
  • Describe pelvic floor dysfunctions Pelvic Health Physiotherapists treat
  • Describe the role pelvic floor dysfunctions Pelvic Health Physiotherapists treat
  • Explain the role of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy in sexual health and dysfunction
  • Recall when appropriate to refer to a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
  • Describe common sexual health tools used in practice by a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Requirements

Others:

Workshop Contents will only be available after successful registration.

Price

Plan Name Price
This workshop: $ 159.00

Instructor

Calista Naismith

Pronouns: she/her

Calista is a full time pelvic floor physiotherapist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy. While in physiotherapy school she obtained her Post-Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health and her Internal Pelvic Health Certification. Since graduating she has taken educational courses in sexual pain, pelvic health and pediatrics. She is acupuncture certified and has training in the practice of visceral manipulation.

Calista over the last year increased her education and knowledge base in the area of transgender health and how this relates to pelvic health and physiotherapy. Calista is passionate about pelvic health and sexual heath and educating others on the ways they intersect. She continues to pursue new educational opportunities and is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Sexology through the International Institute of Clinical Sexology.

Courses by this instructor

Name Level Release Date
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy 05/14/2020

The pelvic health physiotherapy elective will give practitioners a wider understanding of the pelvis, specifically the pelvic floor and its role within sexual health and dysfunction. The hope is that by the end of the 5 hour elective you will have an understanding of what a pelvic health physiotherapist does in practice and when to refer patients. The elective will emphasize the importance of working on a team in sexual health treatment to provide the best care for patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor ; Male and Female
  • Explain  the role of the pelvic floor muscles and specifically their role in sexual function
  • List the types of pelvic dysfunctions
  • Describe pelvic floor dysfunctions Pelvic Health Physiotherapists treat
  • Describe the role pelvic floor dysfunctions Pelvic Health Physiotherapists treat
  • Explain the role of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy in sexual health and dysfunction
  • Recall when appropriate to refer to a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
  • Describe common sexual health tools used in practice by a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

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