Mastering the Martians

Course: Mastering the Martians

This course is appropriate for qualified physiotherapists only

Men's health is a developing area of physiotherapy practice working with pelvic health particularly following a diagnosis of prostate cancer. The demand for top quality, evidence based rehabilitation focusing on continence, erectile function, pelvic pain and general health is already increasing and this event will enable you to add these services to your clinical range.

Mastering the Martians is an effective way to update your knowledge and learn how to effectively work with this market. Three experienced clinicians and teachers will guide you through the background, current management and options for implementing services in your department or clinic.

This course is highly practical and relevant for any physiotherapist who works with men for sports injuries, occupational health or age related decline. It is not just for those already working in the continence field.

Presenters: Craig Allingham, APAM; Stuart Baptist, APAM and Peter Dornan, APAM

15-16 September 2018

Time Day 1: 8.30am - 5.00pm
         Day 2: 8.30am – 3.30pm

Registrations Close 2 September 2018

Learning Outcomes:
Completing this course will enable you to:
Understand how men process health information in order to improve your communication strategy thus raising engagement & compliance 
Understand and discuss current concepts in prostate health, specifically cancer and how it is assessed, treated and the common side effects of treatment.
Implement effective interventions to improve erectile function
Apply real time ultrasound evaluations using trans-abdominal and trans-perineal technqiues to assess the male pelvic floor   
Use different strategies to teach effective pelvic floor muscle training for males 
Assess different patterns of male urinary incontinence  
Select appropriate exercise regimens for different presentations of male urninary incontinence 
Describe the anatomy and physiology of pelvic pain in males 
Select and apply manual therapy techniques appropriate for pelvic pain in males 
Discuss and recommend appropriate lifestyle modifications for men recovering from prostate cancer 

*If unsure of your suitability, please email
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15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018
Venue TBC
Sydney, NSW

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