Occupational Therapists & Pelvic Health:
A General Practitioners Guide to Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Throughout the Lifespan

This course is discounted for NOTA members.

Occupational Therapists & Pelvic Health:
A General Practitioners Guide to Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Throughout the Lifespan

Self-paced Course
$60 | 2 Contact Hours

This course is created by the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance, accommodations, or feedback, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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This presentation is designed to provide a basic knowledge of pelvic floor interventions for general practitioners that can be used in a variety of settings for clients throughout the lifespan.

Presented by:
Ashley Sass, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, LSVT-BIG, Pelvic Floor Rehab Specialist
Brittney Gilligan, OTS
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Benefits of this course
After this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the role of occupational therapists in pelvic health as supported by the AOTA Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, 4th Edition

  • Describe the impact a non-functioning pelvic floor has on an individual's quality of life
  • Describe evidence-informed approaches occupational therapists can use to address pelvic floor dysfunction throughout the lifespan
Instructor bio
Ashley Sass, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, LSVT-BIG, Pelvic Floor Rehab Specialist

Ashley is a Pelvic Floor Rehab Specialist at Fremont Therapy and Wellness. She has been a therapst for 10+ years, attending College of Saint Mary for undergraduate and graduate and completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy in 2009 The past 4 years in her career, she has focused her clinical expertise and specialization to pelvic floor muscle dysfunction of both bladder and bowel for both women and men and has completed several specialist courses in this area. Fremont Therapy & Wellness has developed a specialized, separate treatment area where she can privately treat and specialize in pelvic floor therapy, including treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic and abdominal pain, constipation, urinary dysfunction, and pain during and after pregnancy. 
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Brittney Gilligan, OTS

Britt Gilligan is a Creighton student completing her capstone. She has taken 4 Herman & Wallace courses and many CEUs related to pelvic floor evaluation and intervention for pelvic floor dysfunction. Her overall goal is to earn the Pelvic Rehab Practitioner Certification (PRPC) through Herman & Wallace. She has a special interest in, and part of her capstone is dedicated to, prenatal and postnatal populations.  
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Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Full payment to enroll in course
  • View course videos in entirety
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 70% or greater
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is discounted for NOTA members.