z 5/22/18: Sexuality, Fertility, and Intimacy after a Spinal Cord Injury

$ 40.00

May 22, 2018
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on May 22,  at 12:00 pm cst.

Instructor: Diane Rowles, MS, ACNP, BC, CRRN, Director, Inpatient Access, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants

Description: A very common question people wonder after sustaining a spinal cord injury (SCI) is what that will mean for their sex life or their fertility. While sexual dysfunction is a common problem after sustaining an SCI, it is important that the rehabilitation professional is knowledgeable about both physical limitations and what is possible. This webinar will discuss anatomy and physiology of sexual function and the effect of SCI, treatment options available and data from the National Database on marriage. 

Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify physiological effect of spinal cord injury on sexual functions. 
  • Identify Options Available to Improve and Maximize Sexual Function.
  • Recognize statistics from national database and other studies on outcomes of SCI including those on marriage and relationships around spinal cord injury.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069

    Occupational Therapy 

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.  AOTA CLASSIFICATION CODE: Category 1: Domain of OT


    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (OH-362- 9/01/2017) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This CNE activity is being offered for 1.0 contact hours


    Online Learning Occupational Therapists Physical Therapists