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Technologies to Support Pelvic Health: Live-Online – February 2023

Technologies to Support Pelvic Health: Live-Online – February 2023

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Sinéad Dufour
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This course offering will be recorded and all registrants will receive a link to access the course recording for a 2-week period following the course. Please mark on your registration form if you will not be attending live (and watching the recording instead) for attendance taking purposes.

Course Description:

In a world where technology development and use is rapidly becoming the rule rather than the exception, there is much for rehabilitation professionals to keep up to date on.

In the space of pelvic health rehabilitation alone, the last five years has demonstrated the emergence of hundreds of technologies to support care in the form of mobile applications, portable intravaginal pelvic floor devices, advanced high intensity non-invasive (yes, sitting fully clothes) electrical muscle stimulation, virtual care platforms and much, much more.

How effective are these technologies – are most of them just gimmicks are can they support clinical care and self-management in a meaningful way?
Is there really promise and longevity in virtual care?

In this mini course, from an evidence-informed perspective, Dr. Sinéad Dufour will take you through the what, why, how and how effective, pertaining to a number of pelvic health technologies.  If you need help navigating which technologies to integrate into your practice, how to counsel clients regarding technologies on the market and or are looking to increase your conviction and confidence with respect to virtual care, look no further, this is the course for you.

Specific Technologies Reviewed in this Course

  • TAT smart device application
  • mHealth applications with associated intravaginal devices (perifit & elvie)
  • HIFEM technology (Emsella Chair)
  • Intravaginal Lazer (MonaLisa)
  • Jane Virtual Care Platform (actual virtual care session included in course resources)

As the lead author of the just published clinical practice guidelines on eHealth and mHealth technologies for Urinary Incontinence in Women (SOGC, 2022), the recommendations from this guideline (SOGC) will be reviewed.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the evolution of technology for pelvic health – were were were to where we are.
  • To understand what principles go hand in hand with useful technologies to support pelvic health.
  • To understand who might benefit from incorporating different adjunctive technologies.
  • To understand how to apply best practices for virtual care.

Audience: All relevant care providers who work in the pelvic health space.  There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisites: None

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Technologies To Support Pelvic Health February 2023

Schedule

Date/Time: February 15, 2023, from 5:30pm-8:30pm ET (Toronto). Please convert to your local time zone. 

Instructor

Dr. Sinead Dufour

Location

Online