If you’re a registered physiotherapist, this major provides an opportunity for you to become an expert clinician in women's, men’s and pelvic health physiotherapy and its related areas of practice.
The program is designed to develop and advance your clinical expertise through evidence based practice, clinical reasoning and sound diagnostic and therapeutic skills.
You will develop knowledge and skills in the management of male and female pelvic floor dysfunction, including urinary and bowel dysfunction, pelvic organ and pelvic girdle support, sexual dysfunction and pelvic pain. In addition, you will learn how to manage specific women’s health conditions that are unique to women, more prevalent in women, have different risk factors in women and require different interventions in women.
In particular, the major will develop your clinical skills in assessing and managing continence and pelvic floor dysfunction in men, women and children. You will also become an expert evaluator and consumer of research, developing a high level of competence in conducting clinical research that will contribute to the body of knowledge in this emerging area of physiotherapy.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.