September 2019
 September 14, 2019 @ 8:00 AM to September 15, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

The Northeast District of the WPTA is pleased to present the sixth cohort Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Professional Development Program. The program is sponsored by the WPTA Northeast District. The program goal is to provide a quality and affordable continuing education program where content builds from one course to the next implementing complementary educational principles. It is designed to advance the skill set of physical therapists working in the outpatient orthopedic setting at a discount to those who are active WPTA members. The total cost of the course is $1,200, with $600 due prior to the start of the 1st and 4th courses. Course dates will be determined four to six months in advance. Participants who miss one course are able to attend future courses at no additional cost.

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 September 18, 2019 @ 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM

WPTA's West Central District presents 

"What Every Therapist Needs to Know About Billing, Coding and Documentation"


Fulfill your ethics and jurisprudence CE requirement at this event! Is your evaluation reflective of patient complexity? Do you understand how to code diagnosis? How would you rate your documentation?


Speaker: Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT, WPTA Payment Specialist

Date: September 18, 2019 (4 Contact Hours, pre-course reading and pre/post tests required)

Time: 5 - 8:30 pm (includes buffet dinner and dessert)

Location: Stoney Creek Hotel & Convention Center - 3060 South Kinney Coulee Road, Onalaska

Price: $90 Members, $120 Potential Members, $60 Students (email [email protected] for student coupon code)

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 September 28, 2019 @ 7:30 AM to September 29, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

WPTA's Northeast District presents

"Evaluation and Management of Headaches Including Temporomandibular Disorders and Non-Radicular Neck Pain"


Speakers: Garrett Naze, PT, DPT, OCS, CCTT, FAAOMPT and Stephen Shaffer, PT, ScD, FAAOMPT

Date: September 28-29, 2019 (16 Contact Hours)

Location: ThedaCare Regional Medical Center - 900 E. Grant St. Appleton

Price: $300 Members, $400 Potential Members


This course is clinically focused and designed to teach each participant to be thorough, effective, and efficient when managing patients with musculoskeletal sources of upper neck, head, and face pain. Lecture material will cover both context and background information including but not limited to relevant anatomy, pathology, joint mechanics, interdisciplinary management, and pain science. A comprehensive approach for the examination, diagnosis, and management of upper neck, headache (HA), and temporomandibular (TM) disorder pain will be presented. The content will be both academically rigorous and clinically focused to optimize the education experience. Upon completion of this course, each student will possess the skills necessary to begin managing this all too often underserved patient population.

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