Medications for the Womens Health Physio  

 
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Course Topics

  • Understanding the considerations when recommending or prescribing medications during pregnancy

  • The Australian categorisation system for prescribing medicines in pregnancy

  • Understanding the considerations when recommending or prescribing medications for breastfeeding mothers

  • Common conditions in pregnancy and the medication management including:

    • Constipation

    • Depression during pregnancy and post-natal depression

    • Vitamin and mineral deficiencies

  • Understanding the medication management for common pelvic floor pain syndromes including vulvodynia and chronic cystitis

Presenter

Alexandra Forde is the only dually registered physiotherapist and pharmacist in Australia. Alex works a physiotherapist and consultant pharmacist at FORDESPHYSIO and The Paddington Pain Clinic, as well as a Clinical Pharmacist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Alex has worked extensively in clinical and educational roles particularly in chronic pain, pain management and working together in allied healthcare teams.

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