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A comprehensive 1 day workshop presenting of the basic theory and practical skills needed for treating urinary incontinence in men through retraining the muscles of the pelvic floor. Pre and post operative pelvic floor muscle exercise for prostate cancer will be covered
This workshop is open to Physiotherapists, Nurses (RN’s), Continence Nurses or Doctors. Attendance is available for both male and female health professionals.
When : Sunday 2nd June 2019
Where : Mercure Charlestown, 109 Madison Drive Charlestown NSW 2290
Charlestown is located approximately 12km south of downtown Newcastle. Charlestown is approximately 34km from Newcastle airport. There is train station at Kotara which is approximately 3km from Mercure Charlestown.
Early Bird Cost: $375 (incl GST) early bird (prior to 19/4/2019)
$400 (incl GST) after 19/4/2019
(Note: 10% discount if booking one other course and 15% discount if booking the Update on Real Time Ultrasound for Pelvic Floor Assessment and Treatment Workshop and Male Pelvic Floor Workshop at the same time).
Eileen Lavis – Eileen graduated as a Physiotherapist in 1993 with a special interest in women’s health and continence which started as an undergraduate. In 2002 Eileen completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation from Melbourne University. In 2008 Eileen won The Continence Foundation of Australia National Conference Scholarship. Then in 2013 Eileen won The Continence Foundation of Australia Graduate Certificate in Continence Promotion & Management scholarship and completed the scholarship with a mark of 99.6% in 2014. Eileen has owned Rathmines Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre since 2002 and in 2014 purchased the very successful Chiarelli Healthcare. To better reflect the services provided by both companies Eileen merged the Continence & Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy team of Rathmines Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre with the training and products company of Chiarelli Healthcare to open Complete Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. Eileen’s additional roles include:
Hunter Academy of Sport Injury Management Consultant
Lecturer at the University of Newcastle
Clinical supervisor for undergraduate Physiotherapy & Midwifery students at the University of Newcastle
Presenter at conferences and medical in-service programmes
Provides book reviews for international journals.
Eileen is passionate about improving people’s health and well being and continues to hold a clinical caseload as well as developing and promoting continence and pelvic floor training workshops for professionals and the public.
Review of male anatomy and the physiology of incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction
Clinically relevant assessment methods
Clinical assessment forms for you to use in your practice straight away
Evidence based treatment strategies
Actual clinical case studies
Pre and Post prostatectomy assessment and treatment
Opportunity to ask questions and have open discussions
Pre-reading and workbook provided
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on the day
Certificate of attendance
This course does not include a practical real time ultrasound component. Update on Real Time Ultrasound for Pelvic Floor Assessment and Treatment will be held the day after on Saturday June 1st, 2019. Discounts apply to attend both courses.
Who should attend:
Physiotherapists wishing to commence work in the field of male continence and pelvic floor training and those already working in the field wishing to consolidate their knowledge.
Nurses & Continence Nurses wishing to commence work in the field of male continence or those wishing to enhance and build upon their existing skills.
Doctors including trainees, interns and registrars wishing to have a thorough understanding of the conservative management of male continence issues and the role of Physiotherapists and conservative management.
8.30am – 8.40am
8.40am – 9.30am
Anatomy & Physiology
9.30am – 10.00am
Men Have Pelvic Floor Muscles Too
10.00am – 10.30am
11.00am – 11.45am
Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (MLUTS)
Assessment the whole picture
Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercise Prescription
MLUTS Management Strategies
Feedback from previous courses:
“Overall very impressed. Money well spent”
“Enjoyed the workshop today. Great to hear Continence Physios are working holistically so much in detail. Great talks from Eileen Lavis”
“Pauline: Thank you for bringing our profession to this place – You are outstanding”