Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on bladder disorders. Millions of Americans are negatively impacted by bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic pain. You will learn about the OT’s role, different diagnoses, treatment applications, practical strategies, and how to become board certified in this specialty field. This course will focus on bladder disorders. This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on Women's Health.
Course created on April 21, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-699219; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how bladder disorders can impact one’s self-care and quality of life.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe methods for treating bladder disorders and applications to occupational therapy practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to list resources for further study, training, and certification in this area of practice.
|5-20 Minutes||Definitions and Overview of the Issue|
|20-50 Minutes||Assessment and Intervention|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Tiffany holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch, and a Masters of Arts in Health Services Management from Webster University. She has worked as an occupational therapist and a manager in a variety of rehabilitation settings for the past 25 years. In 1996 she began specializing in the treatment of neurological disorders utilizing surface EMG biofeedback. She received her training at the University of Miami under the direction of Dr. Bernard Brucker, a world-renowned rehabilitation psychologist.
In 1997 she became the Director of Florida Hospital’s Biofeedback Clinic in Orlando, Florida. Her biofeedback clinic specialized in treating neurological conditions (CVA, TBI, CP, and SCI), and facial paralysis. In 2004, she received her board certification in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction from the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). In 2018 she received her PRPC (Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certification) through Herman and Wallace Institute. She is the owner of a continuing education company, BiofeedbackTraining and Incontinence Solutions (www.pelvicfloorbiofeedback.com), and has a private practice in San Marcos, Texas exclusively dedicated to the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, and pelvic floor disorders. She is on faculty at Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She also offers clinical consultation, training workshops, and mentors health care professionals working toward their BCIA certification.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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