September 8, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
September 15, 2015 @ 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
West Central District of the WPTA
The Grand Adjustment: Complexity of Coping with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
Bryan Kolberg Psy.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Gundersen Health System
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
Health Science Center UW-L
Badger and 13th Street, La Crosse
2 CEUs as approved by WPTA
Nonmembers $25 Members and students FREE!
September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 AM to September 21, 2015 @ 2:00 PM
The 2015 State Policy & Payment Forum is scheduled for September 19-21, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, Colorado.
September 22, 2015 @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
NE District Fall Meeting and CE
Bellin Health - Marinette
3200 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI 54143
Tuesday, September 22
6:30pm-7:00pm District Meeting
7:00pm-8:00pm CE Offering "Clinical Application of Movement Analysis"
Lisa Reinke, DPT and Charlie DeCleene, PT
Cost: APTA/WPTA Members Free; Non-Members suggested $10 donation
Description: This course will provide education, research review and instruction in movement analysis from the athlete to the everyday patient. The course will educate attendees on how to utilize apps in-clinic to provide basic movement assessment pieces to allow for more in-depth patient evaluation and treatment. It is recommended for course attendees to download the free "Coaches Eye" or "Ubersense" app on your smartphone or tablet prior to the course for the ability to complete hands-on learning during the last part of the course.
No RSVP necessary
September 30, 2015 @ 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
October 1, 2015 to October 2, 2015
Fall 2015 - October 1-2 - Kalahari
October 1, 2015
October 2, 2015
Kalahari Resort, WIsconsin Dells
October 3, 2015
October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Clinical Applications of Neurodynamics
Robert Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS
Who: NOI Group and WPTA – North Central District
What: Upper Level Course; Clinical Applications of Neurodynamics
When: Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Where: St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point, WI
Address: 900 Illinois Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Accommodation information will be sent with confirmation
Cost: $375 for APTA members, $475 for non-members
For more information and to download the registration form, click here.
October 22, 2015 to October 24, 2015
National Student Conclave, Omaha, NE
October 24, 2015 to October 25, 2015
Examination and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine : A manual physical therapy based approach
Click here to download the registration form.
This course has limited enrollment so register soon! It is open to PTs and PT Students.
This course will cover kinematics and functional anatomy of the lumbar spine, and physical therapy examination, classification and treatment of lumbar spine disorders and SI and pelvic dysfunction, including manual therapy and exercise. The course will be primarily lab based hands on learning and practice.
1. Describe the functional anatomy and kinematics of the Lumbar spine
2. Classify and describe the components of lumbar disorders, including SI joint dysfunction
3. Perform a comprehensive evaluation of the Lumbar spine
4. Instruct treatment procedures including soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization/manipulation and exercise instruction
5. Differential diagnosis SI vs lumbar pain
8:45-9:15: review of Lumbar spine functional anatomy and kinematics
9:15-10:00: Examination and classification of Lumbar spine disorders
10:15-12:00: Examination of the lumbar spine, including neuro exam, leg length ,neurotension testing , pivmt testing and bony landmark palpation- lab
1:00-3:30: Manual therapy treatment of the Lumbar spine, including manual stretching, soft tissue mobilization , mobilization/manipulation, and exercise-lab
3:40-5:00: Assessment and Manual therapy treatment of the SI joint including mobilization and manipulation
8:30-9:00: complete SI joint spine treatment
9:00-10:30: pelvic rotations- assessment and treatment
10:45-12:00: Review of mobilizations/manipulations from day 1-lab
12:00-1:00: questions/further review and practice as needed
Jeff Davis PT, OCS, Cert MDT
Jeff has over 20 years of experience working outpatient orthopedics, he became board certified in orthopedics through the APTA in 1998. He completed a 2.5 year certificate program in manual therapy in 2004. He became a McKenzie certified therapist in 1996. He has done several spine, UE and Hip related CEU courses, as both instructor and assistant. He has taught at Rosalind Franklin university as a lab assistant in orthopedics from 1994-1996 and has worked at Marquette university in both the orthopedics and advance orthopedics class since 2005 teaching manual therapy including mobilization and manipulation techniques.
October 28, 2015
November 6, 2015 @ 8:00 AM to November 8, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
SoPAC 2015: Advance Registration Open through October 15
The Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference will be held November 6-8, 2015, in Pittsburgh, PA (preconference courses will be November 4-5). The conference features multiple tracks to highlight different areas of pediatric and general practice, including developmental disabilities, early intervention, pediatric sports, school practice, etc, to allow participants to customize their educational experience. The SoPAC Exhibit Hall is sold out; PCS prep sessions are marked on the posted Full Schedule. Fun events include an evening event at the Andy Warhol Museum, option to attend a Pitt-Notre Dame Football Game, the SOP Silent Auction, a student/new professional mixer, and more.
February 17, 2016 @ 8:00 AM to February 20, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
March 1, 2016 @ 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
April 14, 2016 to April 15, 2016
Spring 2016 - April 14-15 - Madison Marriott West
June 8, 2016 @ 8:00 AM to June 11, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
October 20, 2016 @ 7:30 AM to October 21, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
October 20-21, 2016 at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha