Swedish Pelvic Health Presents: Getting the Lowdown on Pelvic Pain - A Case Based Approach

On-Demand, Online Activity
Recorded Lectures from the live, virtual conference on Sept. 18, 2020

This conference will increase awareness of pelvic pain’s wide spectrum and various other pelvic floor disorders as well as their multidisciplinary treatment options. The course goal is to enable all clinicians and health care professionals involved in the care of this patient population to more accurately and quickly diagnose pelvic floor disorders. Attendees will learn to utilize a variety of treatment and referral options to improve patient outcomes and the overall quality of life for patients. Presentations will cover applicable information on topics related to pelvic pain such as neuroscience, gender, sex, pregnancy, postpartum, culture, updated urologic concepts and patient resources. Panel discussions and Q&A sessions will allow time for interaction with the faculty members to address audience questions and barriers to optimal patient care.

This conference is intended for primary care providers as well as any physicians and multidisciplinary team members who care for patients with pelvic pain or pelvic floor disorders, including providers in colorectal surgery, gynecology, urology and physical therapy.

Registration for the live activity has closed but registration and access for the accredited, on-demand CME activity lectures is now available through the button below. *After registration you will receive a confirmation email with lecture access and credit claim information.

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Needs

Recent studies published in The National Center for Biotechnology Information has shown up to 24% of women and 16% of men worldwide suffer from chronic pelvic pain (CPP). Many people believe the symptoms of pelvic pain and various other pelvic floor disorders are untreatable or a normal part of growing older, so they live with the physical and emotional discomfort for too long. Yet, it is estimated that up to 84% of those affected by pelvic pain or pelvic floor disorders can be cured or improved.  
 
The estimated number of American women with at least one pelvic floor disorder expecting to increase from 28.1 million in 2010 to 43.8 million in 2050. This increase will result in a shortage of specialists to manage all these patients and provide timely diagnosis. Consequently, patients will be reliant on a wide variety of specialists: primary care, family medicine, urology, colorectal surgeons and gynecologists, to help treat these conditions. There is a need to provide education with updated diagnosis and treatment skills in related specialties so that all patients receive consistent care, timely diagnosis to relieve prolonged suffering and the best treatment for their condition.

Agenda

Objectives

At the conclusion of this symposium, the participant will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:


  • Identify methods of how to approach patients with pelvic pain concerns
  • Recognize the spectrum of pelvic pain and patients that are especially at-risk
  • Review the symptoms of common pelvic floor disorders
  • Utilize resources to accurately and timely diagnose and treat these patients to limit the time spent in pain and increase overall quality of life
  • Apply non-surgical and surgical multi-specialty treatment options or referrals available to patients with pelvic pain or various other pelvic floor disorders
  • Describe the role of physical therapy in pelvic pain diagnosis and treatment

Credits

Enduring Course CME Credits

Accreditation with Commendation
Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Swedish Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Live Course CME Credits

Accreditation with Commendation
Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Swedish Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP
This Live activity, Swedish Pelvic Health Presents: Getting the Lowdown on Pelvic Pain - A Case Based Approach, with a beginning date of 09/18/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are accepted for Washington State RN Continuing Education requirements as well as for application and renewal of specialty and advance practice certification through both ANCC and AANP (1 CNE hour is equivalent to 1 CME hour).

Faculty

Sauleiha Akangbe CD, PCD
Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula
Swedish First Hill Doula Program; Ile Alawoye Doulas

Amir L. Bastawrous, M.D., MBA
Colorectal Surgeon
Medical Director, Swedish Colon & Rectal Clinic
Designated Institutional Official (Interim), Swedish Medical Center

Greta V. Bernier, M.D.
Colorectal Surgeon
UW Medicine - Valley Medical Center

Rebecca F. Dunsmoor-Su, M.D., MSCE
Gynecologist
Swedish First Hill OB/GYN Specialists

Ashley E. Fuller, M.D.
Gynecologist
Swedish First Hill OB/GYN Specialists

Peg Maas, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT
Physical Therapist
Swedish Outpatient Rehabilitation

Tanya M. Nazemi, M.D.
Urologist
Swedish Urology Group

Nolana R. Newton, PT DPT,OCS
Physical Therapist
Swedish Outpatient Rehabilitation

Robinson Reed, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife
Swedish Midwifery

Penny L. Swanson, PT
Physical Therapist
Swedish Outpatient Rehabilitation

Becca Taylor, RN, PhD, CPMN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Swedish Pain Services

Tim P. Zepelak PT, DPT, OCS, TPS, CSCS, CMP, RYT
Physical Therapist
Swedish Outpatient Rehabilitation

Swedish CME maintains full control of the content of every course we provide. It is our policy to identify and resolve all speaker and planner conflicts of interest. Each speaker is required to give a balanced, evidence-based presentation that is free of commercial bias.

Planning Committee

Amir L. Bastawrous, M.D., MBA Course Chair
Karla Bushmaker, MN, BS, RN-BC
Rebecca F. Dunsmoor-Su, M.D., MSCE
Eleanor R. Friele, M.D.
Ashley E. Fuller, M.D.
Peg Maas, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT
Tanya M. Nazemi, M.D.
Steven P. Stanos, D.O.
Julie Taraday, M.D.
Michelle Eng, CME Manager
Mark Igama, CME Specialist

Fees & Info

  Registration Fees 
M.D./ D.O.  $200
Allied Health Professional  $100
Resident / Fellow / Medical Student  $25
Registration Information
Participants who register will receive a confirmation via email with access and credit claim instructions for the on-demand lectures. Registrations will only be processed when accompanied by full payment.

Special Accommodations
If you require specific accommodations, please contact Swedish CME at cme@swedish.org or 206-386-2755. 

Registration Fees
The fees for this course include all instruction materials, online syllabus access, online on-demand recording access, and a digital certificate of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (except for registration types that note otherwise).

Acknowledgments
This conference is financially supported in part by educational grants in accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. A complete listing of commercial supporters is not available at this time. Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to all supporters at the time of the conference.