presented by Dawn Sandalcidi
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Dawn Sandalcidi, PT, RCMT, BCB-PMD
Dawn Sandalcidi PT, RCMT, BCB-PMD specializes in pelvic muscle dysfunction (incontinence and pain), orthopedic manual therapy, and TMJ treatment. She is the leading expert in the field of pediatric incontinence in physical therapy. She has trained medical professionals in manual therapy since 1992 both nationally and internationally. Dawn is certified by the Biofeedback Institute of…Read full bio
1. Psychological Considerations
This chapter focuses on the psychological effects of bowel and bladder dysfunction, including the effects of Enuresis and Daytime Incontinence. Evidence for the prevalence of these conditions, and strategies for identifying them in patients are discussed.
2. Dysfunctional Voiding
This chapter takes a closer look at dysfunctional voiding in the pediatric population with an emphasis on the signs and symptoms of dysfunctional voiding, the etiology of dysfunctional voiding, and key interventions.
This chapter takes an in-depth look at constipation in particular, focusing both on the the etiologies and progressions of different types of constipation, and specific strategies for evaluating and treating this condition in children.
4. Question and Answer
In the final chapter of this course, Dawn Sandalcidi answers common questions about therapy situations with children experiencing dysfunctional voiding and constipation.