the only professional association devoted exclusively to PAs practicing in women's health, APAOG offers exclusive webinars that are hosted by subject experts. These informative educational sessions cover a wide range of Physician Assistant and OB/GYN-related topics.

November 16, 2017

Topic: Physical Therapy in Women's Health
Speaker: Carol Figuers, MS, PT, EdD, Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University School of Medicine

This webinar will provide potential referral information for the primary care provider working with patients who present with pregnancy and pelvic floor related concerns.  In particular, the special evaluation and treatment skills implemented by the physical therapist to manage these complex musculoskeletal and behavioral issues will be described and discussed.


  1.  Understand the roles and responsibilities of the physical therapist in working with obstetrical patients during and after pregnancy and childbirth.
  2.  Recognize physical therapist interventions for prenatal and postpartum women.
  3. Describe the types, causes and symptoms of urinary incontinence.
  4. Identify the most common types of female pelvic pain.
  5. Describe the role of the physical therapist in evaluation and intervention for pelvic floor dysfunction.
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Menopause, Where are we now?, Opiate Use Disorders and Women's Health, Zika Virus, Let's Talk about Sex - LGBTQ, Pre – Natal Genetic Testing, Subfertility and Increased Maternal Age, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention, What’s New in Breastfeeding, Challenging Vaginitis, and more!

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