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. Non-invasive Testing
How can we as therapists assess bowel and bladder function in children without invasive techniques? In this chapter, Dawn Sandalcidi introduces the participant to non-invasive testing, beginning with the simple practice of bowel/bladder diary making.
In this chapter, Dawn Sandalcidi takes an in depth look at Uroflometry, including the details of the process, and the analysis of resulting uroflow data.
This chapter reviews the emerging use of ultrasound in pediatric pelvic floor therapy as a non-invasive method for directly observing function and structural integrity of the pelvic floor region.
4. Congenital Disorders
The final chapter of this course applies concepts from the first three chapters to specific congenital disorders, familiarizing the participant with the signature results from tests.
5. Learning Assessment
Test your knowledge with multiple choice questions, and apply your knowledge with case-based assessment questions.