Continuing Education

Attendees will receive contact hours for courses attended in their entirety. These contact hours qualify as continuing education as defined by the Wisconsin's Department of Safety and Professional Services. See course descriptions for specific contact hours.

Online Handouts

Handouts will be online ONLY! Online handouts allow attendees to access materials not only for the courses they attend, but for every course offered at the conference!

Dress in Layers

Air temperatures can be difficult to adjust in large conference rooms. For your comfort, we suggest dressing in layers.

Thursday Events
 
  • Special Guest Speaker - Bill Schroeder (8am-9am)
  • The Hot Topics - Issues Forum from Noon - 2 pm. (lunch included)
  • Welcome and Poster Reception from 5:15 - 6:15 pm.
  • Awards Dinner from 6:30 - 8:30 pm (Pre-registration required).
 
Friday Highlights

The Spring Business Meeting is from Noon - 2 pm. (lunch included)

Registration deadline is April 14, 2017.
  • Registration deadline is April 14, 2017. After that, you can register on-site for an additional $20 fee ($10 for students).
  • Conference registration includes continental breakfasts, morning and afternoon breaks, luncheons, Welcome Reception, Business Meeting, Awards Dinner (Pre-registration required) and conference materials.
    Confirmation will be sent upon receipt of registration.
  • Refunds less a 25% administrative fee will be given if requests are received prior to April 14, 2017. No refunds will be given after April 14, 2017. All refunds will be issued after the completion of the conference.
  • Attendees will receive contact hours for courses attended in their entirety. These contact hours qualify as continuing education as defined by the Wisconsin's Department of Safety and Professional Services. See course descriptions for specific contact hours.
 
  Click here to download the Conference Brochure
Click here to Register Online
Thursday, April 20 Download Speaker Bios & Course Descriptions
 
7:30 - 8 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8 am - 9 am Guest Speaker: Bill Schroeder, former Green Bay Packer wide receiver
9 am - 5 pm The Foot and Ankle Complex: The Ultimate Machine - Day 1 - Must attend both days
9 am - 5 pm An Update on the Physical Therapists Role in Concussion - Limited to 50 participants
9 am - 5 pm Prepare for the New Legislation and "Bone" Up on Musculoskeletal Imaging
9 am - 5 pm The Evaluation, Treatment and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders, Craniofacial Pain and Orofacial Pain - Limited to 40 participants
Noon - 2 pm Luncheon/Hot Topics - Issues Forum
Noon - 6 pm Poster Presentation
5:15 - 6:15 pm Welcome/Poster Reception/Cash Bar
6:30 - 8:30 pm Awards Dinner (Pre-Registration Required)
 
Friday, April 21Download Speaker Bios & Course Descriptions
 
7:30 - 8 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
8 am - Noon Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN); Introduction and Overview for Physical Therapists, including Theory, Demonstration, and How to implement it into Your Practice
8 am - Noon Recruit and Retain Top Talent - Private Practice SIG Sponsored Course
8 am - 5 pm The Foot and Ankle Complex: The Ultimate Machine - Day 2 - Must attend both days
8 am - 5 pm Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Shoulder Dysfunction: Movement System Impairment Syndromes - Limited to 40 participants
Noon - 2 pm Luncheon/Business Meeting
2 - 5 pm Telehealth: The New Age of Physical Therapist Engagement
2 - 5 pm HIPAA Compliance for the Physical Therapy Private Practice - What's changed - What you need to know - and Why - Private Practice SIG Sponsored Course
 
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center for registrants and their guests.

Rates are $109 single/double.

Be sure to make your reservation by contacting the Radisson at 800/333-3333 by March 30, 2017.

Check-in is after 4pm and check out is prior to Noon.

Room and rate availability cannot be guaranteed after March 30, 2017.

Dear Prospective Exhibitor,

Over 250 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, students and guests from throughout Wisconsin are expected to attend the WPTA 2017 Spring Conference in Middleton.

Though there is no onsite exhibit hall at our Spring Conference, we invite you to download and participate through one or more of the ways described in the our Exhibitor Brochure.

  Click here to download the Exhibitor Prospectus