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CME credits will be available for PFD Week 2017.

Who Should Attend 

PFD Week is for physicians, nurses, physical therapists, students, researchers, educators, and other healthcare professionals interested in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

New treatment techniques and developments in both surgical and non-surgical settings will be shared through a variety of educational formats designed to encourage interactive discussion. Scientific material will be presented through lectures, posters, videos, recorded surgeries, and tips and tricks presentations.

Educational Goals and Objectives

  • Describe and discuss the pathophysiology of pelvic floor disorders, including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and sexual dysfunction
  • Identify risk factors and the epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders
  • Delineate the impact of pelvic floor disorders on the quality of life for women who suffer  from these conditions
  • Review and discuss the tools to assess and quantify pelvic floor disorders
  • Explain non-surgical and surgical treatments used to manage pelvic floor disorders
  • Identify methods for preventing lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Review methods for treating mesh related complications 
  • Identify methods to avoid nerve injury during pelvic surgery
  • Describe indications for uterine preservations during prolapse surgery