Are you interested in participating in the curriculum for the CAPP-OB courses offered by the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy? There is an opportunity to join the CAPP-OB committee as a contributing member. Requirements are:
CAPP-OB Graduate (Certification not required)
Member of Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (2 years).
Access to internet/email and good working knowledge of Word, Powerpoint, and Excel.
Ability to use Google Docs or willing to learn how to use Google Docs.
Ability and interest in performing literature searches with access to full articles through a library system, university or paid platform. Requires ability to critical analyze and synthesize information for teaching purposes.
Antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum physical therapy experience.
Join thousands of your fellow PTs, PTAs and SPTs at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting this February 1-March 8, 2021 for educational programming from 18 components of the APTA. Get unlimited access to hundreds of educational sessions, posters, platforms, and more — all available to registrants through March 31.
Check out the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Programming for CSM!
Join the Journal Club LIVE on January 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time!
PPP-RR-LD is an easy to follow proforma created by Gráinne Donnelly to assist physical therapists in their evaluation and management approach for diastasis rectus abdominis.
After recognizing the conflicting messages and lack of official guidance as a result of the paucity of research in this area, Gráinne developed the proforma in 2018 based on the available evidence to date. Never get stuck or hit a road block with your approach to diastasis again.
UNC Health is starting a Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency this year and will be accepting applications now through March 19th. The program is currently seeking candidacy from ABPTRFE and will onboard 2 residents starting in August 2021 for a 53 week appointment. We offer a multi-site program in Chapel Hill and Raleigh, NC where we treat a diverse patient population and have numerous skilled mentors. Please see our website for application details and contact information if interested
We welcome your submission for complex cases! Complex cases was designed to allow people to share their insights on treating patients that do not present “textbook”, have multiple co-existing factors and to help new therapists learn how more experienced therapist critically think through patient’s presentation. This session also gives an opportunity for therapists with some experience to “get their feet wet” with speaking and feel comfortable sharing their thought process.
If your case is chosen we will contact you directly! Submit your case before the deadline.
“The mission at Intimate Rose is to advance pelvic health worldwide. Intimate Rose combines best-in-class pelvic health devices with detailed educational materials for patients and clinicians. Intimate Rose is committed to furthering evidence-based practice by funding the Academy of Pelvic Health’s research grant ($10,000), thereby expanding clinician knowledge for optimal patient outcomes. ” – Intimate Rose
The Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy(APTA Pelvic Health) awards the Certificate of Achievement in Physical Therapy (Obstetric Physical Therapy or Pelvic Health Physical Therapy) to licensed Physical Therapists (PTs) who complete a series of comprehensive evidence-based education courses, written and clinical testing at each level and a written case report rigorously reviewed by the CAPP Case Reflection Committee. Upon successful passing, recipients are featured in the Academy’s distinguished directory, receive a Certificate of Achievement they can display in their office to patients and employers to demonstrate the caliber of their accomplishment.
Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy is planning a special issue related to postpartum health entitled, The Fourth Trimester: Optimizing Health.
Guest Editor: Sinéad Dufour, PT, PhD
This special issue is scheduled to be published in January 2022 and will focus on research in postpartum health and well-being. Topics may include but are not limited to; return to fitness (running, high intensity exercise) Diastasis Rectus Abdominis, Breastfeeding, Mental Health and Sexual Activity.
You are invited to submit a paper for possible inclusion in this special issue!
Manuscripts for this special topic issue can be submitted as early as January 1, 2021.