Course series

EMG Biofeedback Assessment and Treatment of Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction 

Consistent with the new International Continence Society PFM terminology

PT/PTA CEUs

  • 6 hours
  • Click below for CEU specifics for each state.

Access

  • Immediate access
  • Unlimited access to course contents 

Audience

  • All pelvic health providers
  • Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of PFM anatomy, physiology, and pathology.
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This course will be live & online on Saturday, November 12, from 11-6 EST.

If you can't make it to the live course, stay tuned for a self paced version after the live course is over.

Learn a new strategy for managing pressure systems!

What to expect:

Did you ever feel confused by the EMG tracing or wonder why the EMG training does not match your manual assessment? The most common reason for both is lack of therapist training. You are not alone, many pelvic therapists do not have the education, skill and knowledge to get the most out of EMG assessment and treatment. However, EMG is the only assessment that can document overactive PFM and can be instrumental in patient learning.

This course will provide pelvic therapists with comprehensive knowledge on EMG biofeedback assessment and treatment for a variety of pelvic floor muscle conditions. Course content includes the most recent research and integrates the new International Continence Society (ICS) pelvic floor muscle (PFM) assessment terminology.

Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of PFM anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Join us, learn more and get the most out of your EMG assessment and treatment. 

What will you learn?

OBJECTIVES:
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List conditions which could influence EMG signal amplitude and their clinical implications 
  • Properly place external and internal EMG electrodes
  • Evaluate and interpret an EMG tracing and accurately label the findings using the ICS PFM assessment terminology 
  • Explain the EMG tracing to a patient for maximum motor learning
  • Develop an EMG treatment plan for up training, down training and coordination training of the PFM
Be able to teach classes or work one-on-one!
Meet the instructor

Dr. Beth Shelly, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD

Dr. Beth Shelly, PT, DPT, WCS, BCB-PMD, is a doctor of physical therapy and board certified in women's health and pelvic EMG biofeedback. Dr Shelly has been working in the field for over 30 years and has authored many chapters and professional articles and has taught many continuing education programs. She has been active in ICS on the Physiotherapy and Standardization Steering committees. Beth is co-chair of the recently published ICS standard terms for Pelvic Floor Muscle assessment and is an author of several other standard terms documents. Dr Shelly lectures to medical professionals all over the world and owns a private practice in the United States where she treats outpatients with all forms of pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Patrick Jones - Course author

FAQs

What is the Cancelation & Refund Policy?
Individual GPHAM webinars are non-refundable. 
For other courses, the option for a full refund is available within 48 hours of purchase, however it is non-refundable upon either of these conditions:
  • You have viewed more than 50% of the course material
  • You have already claimed your CE certificate
If you need additional assistance with a refund or course concern, please email courses@pelvicguru.com.
Will there be any part of this live course where I could be recorded?
Live participation parts of courses may be recorded live and screenshots maybe be taken by the instructor or the host. If your camera is on, your microphone is on, or you type comments in the comment section, your participation will be part of that recording. If you do not wish to be part of this recording, you will be responsible for keeping your video and audio recording OFF during any live recorded sessions. 
How can I use the handouts, videos, and course supplemental material?
You will be provided with online content and recordings of the course as well as slides and material related to the course. This material is for your personal use only.  Please do not use clips of video, screen captures, screenshots, or copying in any way, that you might be presenting it as your own (whether or not it is for financial gain). Sharing a screenshot to social media that is credited to the instructor and/or Pelvic Guru, LLC is acceptable. If you would like to use any of this content for an independent project, you need to discuss this directly with Pelvic Guru and the instructor of the course. 
Will I have to exercise or have a space to move for this course? 
Some of the Pelvic Guru Academy courses have sections in them in which you will have the option of doing movement at various levels. Understand that all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction and use of all facilities and equipment shall be done at you own risk, and please be physically and medically able to undertake any and all physical therapy, rehabilitative, and strength training instruction provided in the course.