WHTA - Women's Health Training Associates Pty Ltd

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These WHTA courses will be discontinued from the 1st January 2020.

After this time Level 1 / Level 2 training will be provided via the Australian Physiotherapy Association learning pathway of "Women's Pelvic Health" and "Women's Health through the Lifestages".

Physiotherapists who have completed either the WHTA Women's Health Physiotherapy 5 Day course or the WHTA Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy 3 Day course listed below (prior to 31st December 2019) are eligible to attend the Level 3 WHTA courses in 2020. 

Physiotherapists who have not completed these courses will need to undertake the Level 1 and Level 2 Women's Pelvic Health courses via the APA (or have equivalent training) before attending the Level 3 Courses.

WHTA Introductory Courses (Level 1 / Level 2):    Face-to-Face

Women's Health Physiotherapy

5 Days plus VE practical

Days 1 - 3: Pelvic Floor 
Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the PF patient (urinary, bowel and prolapse disorders)

Day 4-5:  Childbearing Year (physiotherapy for the pregnant and early postnatal woman)

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

3 Days plus VE

Note: this is the first three days of the Women's Health Physiotherapy Course

Day 1: Anatomy & Pathophys.

Day 2: Assessment of the PF Pt

Day 3: Treatment of the PF Pt.

Maternity Physiotherapy

2 Days

Note: This is the final 2 days of the Women's Health Physiotherapy Course.

Day 1: Pregnancy and the Pregnant Outpatient

Day 2: Exercise in High Pregnancy, High Risk pregnancy and Postnatal Ward Physiotherapy