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5th Annual Midwest Pelvic PT Study Day
The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus
March 24, 2018

Description:  This one day gathering is intended to bring together local PTs who are treating patients with pelvic floor muscle dysfunction.  Focus will be on providing a format for discussion, sharing and questions. 

The Iowa Clinic West Des Moines Campus
5950 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Enter through Urgent Care entrance on the south side of the building.
Meeting room is on the second floor

Date:  March 24, 2018 from 8:30 to 5:00

CEU: 6 hrs of continuing education in compliance with Iowa state regulations for PT education

Level: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced topics will be offered.  It is suggested that participants are actively treating patients with pelvic floor dysfunction.  This day is to augment, advance, and deepen learning and is not intended as a primary course.  

Audience:  PT and PTA

Cost: $40 and will include snacks and a box lunch.  This is a non-profit project.  Any remaining income will be donated to a local women's shelter. 

Handouts: will be available for download.  No printed handouts will be available on the day of the course. 


  • Online "for professionals" "on line store for professionals" "on site courses"
  • By mailing using the form at the bottom of the registration page or email




Agenda 2018


Presentation Title and Speaker

8:30 am


9 am 

Introduction to treating Pelvic organ Prolapse (beginner / intermediate) –  Amy Little DPT, WCS, CLT

10:30 am


10:45 am

Surgical management of POP and urinary stress incontinence and the options available to patients.  - Dr Stephanie Morgan M.D., FPMRS, FACOG (intermediate / advanced)

11:30 am

Research updates (advanced) - Kari Smith PT, DPT, BCB PMD

12 pm


12:30 pm

Roundtable Discussion / clinical decision making - 7 tables

1:30 pm

Vulvar Dermatoses  and Vulvar skin care guidelines (advanced) – Katie Albrecht PT

3 pm


3:15 pm

 Bowel Dysfunction (beginner / intermediate)  - Kelly Brown PT, WCS

4:45 pm

Wrap up

5:00 pm


6 to 7 lunch roundtables

  • Dyspareunia and vaginal dilators - Tarra Richard PT
  • A physician's perspective - Dr Stephanie Morgan M.D., FPMRS, FACOG
  • Post partum recovery - Libby Trausch PT
  • Pelvic pain - Kari Smith PT, DPT, BCB PMD
  • OAB / urgency - Kelly Brown PT, WCS
  • SUI  - Amy Little DPT, WCS, CLT
  • FI - Katie Albrecht PT

Local Hotels

Hampton Inn Des Moines-West
7060 Lake Drive,
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-4700

Country Inn and Suites Des Moines-West
1350 NW 118th Street,
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 223-9254

Contact Beth Shelly for more info and to register


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PT Student
I am able to serve as a patient during this course
I will be bringing a model to serve as a patient for me
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