The University Master's Degree in Physiotherapy in Pelvic Floor dysfunctions with a professional orientation will allow the student to acquire advanced clinical reasoning skills, using an evidence-based approach, in the strategies of evaluation and management of pelvic floor dysfunctions in the different branches of the specialty (urogynecology, coloproctology, sexology, pelvic pain, etc.) and in the different stages of the life cycle. At the same time, it will provide students with the necessary tools to carry out research tasks applied to their professional practice. It will allow access to doctoral studies as stated in RD 1393/2007.Training objectivesThe general objective of the Master is the training of physiotherapists capable of developing clinical activity and scientific tasks in the field of physiotherapy in pelviperineology.
Specifically, the proposed teaching program seeks to ensure that students:Know the main designs of quantitative studies, the stages in planning and analysis, and how to disseminate the results.
Be able to design research projects in the field of health sciences, emphasizing dysfunctions of the pelvic floor.
Acquire the necessary skills to diagnose, prevent and treat pathologies derived from pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Know how to communicate and discuss proposals and conclusions of your research in specialized or dissemination forums.The clinical stays, carried out in pelvic floor units of agreed centers, will allow acquiring the clinical skills necessary for proper professional practice, bringing the student closer to the reality of care.CompetenciesUpon completing the studies of the University Master's Degree in Physiotherapy in pelvic floor dysfunctions, the student will be able to:Decide on the most appropriate research design based on the objectives set to answer a research question in the area of physiotherapy in pelviperineology.
Design a research project in a rigorous and feasible way that responds to a health research problem.
Communicate in a structured way and in accordance with the publication standards of the area, the results of the analysis and discussion of the data of a study
Reinforce knowledge at an advanced level of the morphophysiology of the abdomino-pelviperineal complex, of the neurophysiological mechanisms of urination and defecation and of the pathophysiology related to pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Assess the functional status and the abdomino-pelviperineal complex of the patient, using advanced assessment tools and contemporary technologies.
Integrate the information obtained from symptoms, signs and investigations and based on this, make clinical judgments based on the available scientific evidence.
Prioritize therapeutic objectives, design and execute the specific Physiotherapy intervention plan adapted to the different dysfunctions of the pelvic floor.
Justify clinical decisions based on evidence and clinical reasoning processes, taking into account the individuality of the user.
Schedule and prescribe exercise in the prevention and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions, taking into account the available evidence.Professional outingsAssistance. The physiotherapist specialized in Physiotherapy in pelviperineology will be able to:Practice his profession in pelvic floor units, both in public and private entities.
To develop the activity through free exercise of the profession or as part of multidisciplinary teams of urology, coloproctology, uroandrology, sexology and specialists in pain treatment.
Physiotherapy in urological dysfunctions
Physiotherapy in anorectal dysfunctions
Physiotherapy in uropediatrics
Physiotherapy in the pre and post-prostatectomized patient
Physiotherapy in sexual dysfunctions
Physiotherapy in pelvic pain
Physiotherapy in Obstetrics
Teacher: You can develop interdisciplinary education in this area
Research. The MU in physiotherapy in pelvic floor dysfunctions will allow access to doctoral studies, and join research groups.Admission profileGraduates of the diploma / degree in Physiotherapy, interested in specializing in Physiotherapy in pelvic floor dysfunctions.
It is recommended that the student, along with the knowledge necessary for professional practice, possess a series of capacities, such as the interest in acquiring competencies in research methods that enable them to write projects related to health and especially with soil dysfunctions. pelvic.
It is also recommended that the student have the capacity for active listening, interpersonal relationships and teamwork. As well as, that they have a good disposition for solving problems and making decisions, an entrepreneurial spirit and motivation to work with advanced technological means.
The master's student must be able to understand scientific English.Admission criteriaThe body in charge of the selection is the Academic Committee of the Master's degree, which in the selection process will take into account the following criteria:Adequacy of the degree.
Academic record (up to 60%).
Professional experience in the field of specialization of the Master (up to 20%).
Accreditation of English level by official body (up to 10%).
Publications and communications to congresses or other scientific meetings (up to 10%).