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Professional Certificate in Conservative Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

University of South Australia

This flexible one-year professional certificate provides advanced training for physiotherapists, nurses and medical practitioners who have basic skills in the management of pelvic organ prolapse.

Delivered and supported online, you will also attend one weekend workshop per semester in Adelaide for practical training and assessment. Topics you will study include:

  • Anatomy of pelvic floor muscles and suspensory mechanisms
  • Advanced pelvic floor prolapse assessment
  • Biofeedback, electrical stimulation and transperineal ultrasound
  • Prescription and fitting of support pessaries
  • Clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice

To be eligible, physiotherapists, nurses and medical practitioners must be registered in Australia with their respective health practitioner board.

For further information and to apply, visit the professional certificate webpage