presented by Cindy Neville
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Cindy Neville, PT, DPT, WCS
Dr. Cynthia Neville is a certified Women's Health Clinical Specialist (WCS) and Clinical Faculty at the University of North Florida, Department of Physical Therapy where she teaches classes in anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor and topics in women’s health physical therapy. She practices in private clinical practice at SmartBody Physical Therapy in Jacksonville,…Read full bio
1. What is Overactive Bladder?
The first chapter of this course describes the etiology of bladder control problems of urgency incontinence.
2. Bladder Behaviors
Bladder diaries help clinicians understand the bladder behaviors of patients with overactive bladder symptoms. In this chapter, Dr. Neville explains how to provide patient instructions for a bladder diary, as well as how to review and analyze the log.
3. Fluid Management
In Chapter Three, Dr. Neville describes fluid management strategies for improving bladder control.
4. Relationship Between the Bladder and Pelvic Floor
This chapter explains the neuromotor relationship between the bladder and the pelvic floor muscles.
5. Behavioral Interventions to Improve Bladder Control and Awareness
In this chapter, participants will learn how to prescribe behavioral interventions for and teach strategies to inhibit urinary urgency.
6. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
In this chapter, Dr. Neville outlines parameters and protocols for the use of electrical stimulation in the treatment of bladder control problems.
7. Case Studies
This chapter presents a detailed case study of a real patient, focusing on symptom assessment and strategies for improving bladder control. Dr. Neville also demonstrates the placement of neuromuscular electrical stimulation electrodes and teaches correct potty posture.