Special Programs and class presentation Kits

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Ever wish you could educate your patients in a group setting, give them useful and appropriate education on topics that mattered to them, and reinforce the teachings of your practice? While this may be possible for some practices, for many, it is not a reality. The time and energy it takes to put together a presentation, not to mention the promotional pieces needed to get the word out to your patients and community make these types of endeavors difficult for most busy healthcare professionals.  

That's where we come in.  Introducing NAFC's BE STRONG Class Presentation Kits.  We've rounded up the brightest minds in the industry to take all the guesswork out of developing an educational program for your patients.  Our BE STRONG Presentation Kits are developed by an esteemed advisory board of trained Physical Therapists, and come fully loaded with presentations, notes and instruction guides, and promotional materials such as patient handouts, posters, sample emails, and social media posts to help you get the word out.  

We are proud to offer these kits to our Healthcare Professional audience and hope you will use them to enhance your practice and spread the word about pelvic floor and urological health.

Host a free class and Get a free Kit!

To access the kit, please click on the "SIGN UP HERE TO HOST THIS CLASS!" button next to the presentation you would like to host and let us know when and where you plan to host your class. We encourage you to present more than one class! It is important for us to know this information not only because we want to help you promote your event, but also for us, and our sponsors, to know the impact we are creating in local communities. The more classes we are able to host and the more patients we can reach will result in more programs like these being developed in the future. 

Note:  Unless you are a member of NAFC, you must sign up to host a class to access the presentation materials.  Our materials are free to anyone who wishes to present a class in their community.

We Care About Your Data!

The information you provide within these forms will be used to advertise your class on our site, and to track the number of BE Strong classes presented. Your information is stored by NAFC through a Google Sheet, and is never shared or sold. If you have checked the box to receive future communications from NAFC, your information will be added to our NAFC mailing list and stored in our Mailchimp account. NAFC never shares or sells your data and you can unsubscribe at any time. 

 

BE STRONG: BUILDING STRENGTH FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Our first and most popular presentation kit, this course provides patients with information on the anatomy of their pelvic floor, why it is important to keep it strong and healthy, common problems that can result due to a pelvic floor that is too weak,  and how to strengthen it and the many muscles that support it. A must have for your practice. 


STAY STRONG: CARING FOR YOUR PELVIC FLOOR THROUGH MENOPAUSE AND BEYOND

Our 2nd installment of the BE STRONG Program, STAY STRONG teaches patients how to maintain a healthy pelvic floor throughout life's many phases. We'll review the changes that women can expect to their body due to menopause, common problems that may affect their pelvic floor, and strategies to improve  pelvic floor health.


BE STRONG: SEX & THE PELVIC FLOOR

This presentation kit will focus on common issues with sex, including how to manage pain, incontinence, and vaginal prolapse as they relate to sexual intercourse. It will provide real solutions to address these problems, as well as tips to make sex more comfortable and enjoyable for your patients.


BE Strong: Building Strength & A Healthy Prostate

Our first presentation designed specifically for men! This course reviews how to maintain a healthy prostate, symptoms and early warning signs of prostate trouble, the role of the pelvic floor as it relates to the prostate and bladder control, how to enhance pelvic floor muscle function, and how to incorporate these muscles into a daily routine.


CREATING AND Hosting Your Own Event

Interested in hosting a local bladder health awareness event in your area? NAFC has created a Local Event Toolkit to assist you in your planning efforts to help the public: understand the condition and its effects on their quality of life, seek treatment early, and work with their healthcare providers to manage symptoms and discuss and/or revisit treatment options.

The Toolkit includes the following materials: 

Steps for Planning an Event:

  1. Review the Local Event Toolkit

  2. Complete the Local Event Hosting Form and Return to NAFC’s Health Educator at memberservices@nafc.org

  3. Plan and Publicize your Event

  4. Host your Event

For more information, please contact memberservices@nafc.org


The BE STRONG program has truly been a grassroots effort, made successful by you and your willingness not only to host a class but your enthusiasm in spreading the word about our efforts. If you know of any peers or colleagues that may be interested in this opportunity, please send this information along to them.  We hope to recruit as many instructors as possible!