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Prenatal Physiotherapy: Building Maternal Capacity through the Trimesters

Prenatal Physiotherapy: Building Maternal Capacity through the Trimesters

Prenatal Physiotherapy: Building Maternal Capacity through the Trimesters

$35.00 - $50.00
Apr 07, 2021 - 19:00 (EDT)
90 minutes

This evidence-informed webinar will guide you through initial prenatal assessment, trimester-specific prenatal care, birth preparation, post-partum follow-up, and ongoing care.

Webinar content includes physiotherapy’s evolving role in prenatal care, a toolkit for physiotherapists offering prenatal care, key components of the five phases of optimal care, and considerations when designing group prenatal classes.

This webinar is intended for women’s/pelvic health physiotherapists who currently work with the prenatal population or those looking to expand their practice confidently to this area (physiotherapy students/assistants and allied health professionals are also welcomed to attend).

Upon completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Integrate evidence into prenatal clinical practice.
  2. Select and prescribe appropriate treatment techniques for the prenatal population.
  3. Organize clinical practice based on the trimesters.
  4. Support personal control during pregnancy, labour, and delivery.
  5. Design optimal care for the prenatal population.

Price

  • $50 CAD is the regular registration rate
  • $35 CAD for Women’s Health Division Members
  • $35 CAD for Embodia Members 
The instructors
Jessica Bergevin
PT
Jessica Bergevin is a physiotherapist who practices within the women’s health and orthopaedic landscape rurally in Nova Scotia. Her academic background is comprised of a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University and a Masters of Physiotherapy from Queens University. Jessica is currently completing a Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Leadership with the goal of improving prenatal care in Nova Scotia. She loves Pilates, skating, court and beach volleyball, botany, and wiener dogs.
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