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. Standardization of Terminology
Before delving into the specifics of conditions and diagnoses, it is important for clinicians being introduced to pediatric pelvic floor rehabilitation to become familiar with standardized terminology used for research purposes as well as when evaluating and treating this patient population. In this chapter, Dawn Sandalcidi provides an introduction to this terminology.
2. Conditions and Diagnoses
The second chapter of this course defines and discusses the common and important conditions that can be seen by pelvic floor therapists, including common nighttime and daytime conditions.
3. Neurogenic Bladder
The third chapter of this course takes a closer look at the condition of Neurogenic Bladder, including it’s typical presenting characteristics and underlying causes.
4. Vesicoureteral Reflux
The final chapter of this course provides a close look at primary and secondary Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR), including it’s underlying causes, prevalence, and the effectiveness of interventions.