Soins d'affirmation de genre destinés aux professionnels en santé pelvienne
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Gender Affirming Care for Pelvic Health Physiotherapists

Instructor:

Duration:

7.5 hrs

Language:

English

Subtitles:

English, French

$ 450.00

In the last few years there has been a groundswell of recognition for the desperate need for culturally aware and affirming care of the LGBTQIA+ community. However, with so many different folks falling under the same umbrella, it can be difficult and at times overwhelming to dive in and understand it all. After taking course #1 which gives history, background, and provides introductory terminology to communicate with and about this population, you now have the skills to examine more detailed clinical aspects.

There are myriad identities in the LGTBQIA+ population, but this course is specifically for those wishing to have more confidence and understanding with providing care as it relates to medical and surgical transition. Not all trans people choose to undergo this process, but for those who do there are many routes to take. As the research continues to expand and provide us with more insight from which to provide treatment recommendations, clinical care is rapidly changing.

How can you wield your skillset to help a patient preparing for masculinizing top surgery? How would a pelvic floor internal assessment be similar or different for someone with a neovagina compared to a patient with a natal vagina? What are the considerations for tissue healing after phalloplasty? These questions and more will be answered in this course and all done in a safe environment where you are not only free, but encouraged to ask questions you may be afraid to ask in other situations. Come learn about providing affirming care from therapists who are part of the LGTBQIA+ community themselves and have the unique combination of lived experience and clinical expertise to help you!

Published: September 20, 2022

Updated: 04/10/2023

  1. Understand the variety of medical transition options and paths for transgender patients
  2. Communicate effectively and confidently with patients and other medical providers regarding transition-related treatments
  3. Utilize your knowledge regarding clinical implications of both masculinizing and feminizing hormonal transition to provide better care for your patients
  4. Answer questions regarding common misconceptions of puberty blockers
  5. Reframe your understanding of pregnancy and fertility in the trans community
  6. Familiarize yourself with the array of surgeries available for transition including: penile inversion vaginoplasty, peritoneal pull through vaginoplasty, colovaginoplasty, phalloplasty, metoidioplasty, scrotoplasty, and more
  7. Recognize that non-binary transition may also be a desire for patients
  8. Provide pre-operative care to trans patients to help optimize their success with surgery
  9. Provide post-operative care for trans patients to help facilitate healing, reduce pain, and enhance use of their new anatomy!

Brianna Durand

Physiotherapist Ph.D. PT
Women’s Health
Washington, United States

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Every healthcare professional who is a member of an order or association must complete hours of continuing education each year. All of our courses are designed to help you accumulate these continuing education hours. However, the number of credits may vary depending on your profession and location. The information below is for information purposes only. We recommend that you confirm with your professional order and/or association.

For your information, Bia education aims to accredit its online education content in the U.S. and Europe as quickly as possible.

This course is exclusively for physiotherapists in perineal and pelvic rehabilitation.

The instructor speaks in English. However, you have the option of activating English or French subtitles.

Handouts are also available in both languages.

Cancellation and refund policy

All cancellation requests must be made by email to [email protected]

If you have to cancel your attendance at an in-class course or online live course:

  • We will refund 100% of the amount if the cancellation request is made 30 days before the course date.
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If we have to cancel or postpone the in-class course or online live course because the number of participants is insufficient, the registrants will be informed by email within 10 days before the course. Participants will have 3 choices:

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Continuing education units

Each health professional who is a member of a college or association must complete continuing education units (CEU) annually. Here is some information about kinesiologists, physiotherapists and physiotherapy technologists.

Kinesiologist, FKQ

All accredited members of the Fédération des Kinésiologues du Québec (FKQ) must accumulate 30 credits of recognized continuing education every two years from the year of their accreditation. These credits can be obtained from continuing education offered by the FKQ and/or other organizations recognized by the FKQ. In order to facilitate your task of analyzing the credits granted to your course, the FKQ Continuing Education Committee gives you access to an equivalency grid.

For each* of your courses at Bia education, you will receive a certificate of participation confirming the number of hours of course received.

*Excluding course not accessible to kinesiologists, this exclusion will be mentioned in the course description.

Kinesiologist-kinesitherapist, A.K.K.O.M.Q.

All members of the A.K.K.O.M.Q. must accumulate continuing education units. The association intends to ensure the safety and quality of kinesiology and kinesiology-kinesitherapy interventions, by requiring its members to maintain and improve their knowledge through the many continuing education courses offered annually, and to put their skills into practice while respecting the code of ethics. Credits can be obtained from continuing education offered by the FKQ and/or other organizations recognized by the FKQ.

For each* of your courses at Bia education, you will receive a certificate of participation confirming the number of hours of course received.

*Excluding course not accessible to kinesitherapists, this exclusion will be mentioned in the course description.

Physiotherapist and physiotherapy technologist, OPPQ

In the case of physiotherapists, each member must have a minimum of 45 hours of continuing education units (CEU) during the reference period, which is three years. Of these 45 hours, at least 30 hours must be accumulated in formal learning activities. The remaining continuing education hours can be accumulated in autonomous, formal learning activities or in a combination of both categories.

A CEU is equivalent to one hour of course, which is the actual time spent by the member to acquire or update his or her knowledge or skills. In the context of a formal activity, the member is in a learning situation when acting as a participant. Time spent on breaks, meals or any other activity without academic content should therefore be subtracted from the calculation of CEUs.

A formal learning activity is defined as an activity designed and delivered by experts in the subject matter and with a predetermined structure, content, objectives and duration. All the course offered by Bia education are therefore likely to be considered as a formal learning activity. During your course at Bia education, you will receive a certificate attesting to the number of hours of continuous education granted to the event.

Then, it is the physiotherapist’s role to define whether the suggested training theme is related to his or her practice and will allow him or her to optimize his or her professional competence.

Write to us at [email protected] for more information.

How can I access my course in French?

You can access the French subtitles for your course by clicking on “cc” in the video window at the bottom right. You can then select the language of your choice and leave them on or off. The course notes are also available in French by clicking on “ressources” when you’re on the main course page. You can also select the language of your choice at the top of the page (En/Fr).

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Is there any interest?

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If you wish to transfer a course to your colleague (for example), you can email us at [email protected]. We will be happy to transfer the access to this person, if the course has not been started.

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7.5 Hours

Certificate of Completion

Online Self-paced Course

5 Bia points

Access Duration

6 months
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