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    • 09-Oct-2020
    • (MDT)
    • 10-Oct-2020
    • (MDT)
    • Online

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    Courses, notes, rates, exhibitor information can be found below, or at the APTA Washington Website, Conference Page

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    2020 Conference_Girl yogaThis schedule will be updated at http://www.ptwa.org/2020conference/schedule-of-events/ with new information as we get closer to the conference.

    Stay tuned for fun, games, and other activities to get you moving during the breaks - as well during other meetings like Chapter Meetings!


    PLEASE NOTE: All times listed below are Mountain time



    FRIDAY SCHEDULE
    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 pm. Friday morning courses begin
    12:30 pm. - 1:00p.m. Break
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m Morning courses continue
    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lunch Break . . . VISIT THE VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL!
    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Afternoon courses begin
    5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Break
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m Afternoon courses continue
    7:00 p.m. Courses conclude for the day



    SATURDAY SCHEDULE
    9:00 - 11:00 a.m. APTA Montana Chapter meeting

    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Saturday morning courses begin
    12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Break
    1:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m Morning courses continue
    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Lunch Break . . . VISIT THE VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL!
    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Afternoon courses begin
    5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Break
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m Afternoon courses continue
    7:00 p.m. Conference Concludes

    Friday Courses

    Let’s Talk About Sex
    Hollis Herman, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clincial Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women's Health Physical Therapy,
    Board Certified in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback, Women’s Health Sexuality Fellow, Certified Sexuality Counselor, Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner

    >> Read More

    More 

    How to Manage Your Practice with the Most Powerful KPIs (Not eligible for MT CE)
    Heather Chavin, MA
    Ben Sharpe
    >> Read More

    More 

    The Test of Infant Motor Performance for Assessment, Intervention and Application in Daily Practice
    Gay Girolami, PT, PhD

    >> Read More

    More 

    Neuroplasticity: A Novel and Practical Clinical Application to Induce Functional Improvement
    Mike Studer, PT, MHS, Board-Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist,
    Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults, Certified Weight Trainer,
    Certified Senior Strength Trainer, Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

    >> Read More

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    Exercise Dosing: Strengthening Value and Outcomes for the Boomer Plus Generation
    Donna Diedrich, PT, DPT, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
    Christine Herziger, PT, MBA, Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults

    >> Read More

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    Saturday Courses

    Heads Up on Concussion
    David Coppel, PhD
    Becky Hansen, PT, Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
    Stanley Herring, MD
    Cherry Junn, MD

    >> Read More


    Male Pelvic Floor Examination and Treatment
    Hollis Herman, Board-Certified Clincial Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy,
    Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women's Health Physical Therapy,
    Board Certified in Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction Biofeedback, Women’s Health Sexuality Fellow,
    Certified Sexuality Counselor, Certified Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner

    >> Read More

    More 

    Telerehab: A Guide to Understanding and Expanding Your Online Practice
    Darwin Fogt, PT, MPT

    >> Read More

    More 

    Managing Pediatric Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction: Food, Mood and Movement
    Sandra Gallagher, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health Physical Therapy,
    Certified Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist

    >> Read More

    More 

    Skihab: Injury Prevention and Performance Training for Winter Athletes
    Mandie Majerus, PT, MSPT, Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist,
    Certified Manual Physical Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist,
    Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified
    Mitch Owens, PT, MSPT, COMT, Vestibular Certified
    Kristen Vaughan, PT, DPT

    >> Read More

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    Value-Based Payment: From Legislation to Clinical Practice
    Michelle Jabczynski, MS, Certificate of Clinical Competency-Speech Language Pathology,
    Certificate of Healthcare Compliance

    >> Read More

    More 

    Partnering with Parents: Strategies from Infant Mental Health
    Margaret Miller, MS, OTR/L, Certified Neurodevelopmental Therapist,
    Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Neonatal Touch and Massage Therapy Certification,
    Certified Neonatal Therapist

    >> Read More

    More 

    Physical Therapy for PD: Putting Research into Practice
    Nate Coomer, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Neurologic Physical Therapist

    >> Read More

    More 

    Student Conclave

    Programming Designed for PT and PTA Students
    Network and learn about the profession from leaders in Washington's physical therapy community. You'll hear about things
     not typically covered in the classroom.

    Students may attend the 2020 Virtual Conference for free but preregistration is required. Students from all participating states are welcome to attend, although the business meeting will focus on election of APTA Washington student SIG officers.


    CONFERENCE RATES AND REGISTRATIONREGISTER


    EARLY BIRD RATES

    Registrations received through August 31, 2020

    RATE TYPE 1 SESSION 2 SESSIONS 3 SESSIONS 4 SESSIONS
    PT | PTA | OT | OTA | Admin Member $50 $100 $150 $200
    Student Member - Student Conclave * FREE FREE FREE FREE
    Student Member - All Other Courses * $50 $100 $150 $200
    Nonmember $75 $150 $225 $300

    * Student members may attend the Student Conclave for FREE but will pay the same price as other registrants for other courses.


    REGULAR RATES

    Registrations received after August 31, 2020

    RATE TYPE 1 SESSION 2 SESSIONS 3 SESSIONS 4 SESSIONS
    PT | PTA | OT | OTA | Admin Member $100 $200 $300 $400
    Student Member - Student Conclave * FREE FREE FREE FREE
    Student Member - All Other Courses * $100 $200 $300 $400
    Nonmember $150 $300 $450 $600

    * Student members may attend the Student Conclave for FREE but will pay the same price as other registrants for other courses.


    MISCELLANEOUS REGISTRATION INFORMATION


    CONFIRMATIONS
    All registrations received by Sunday, October 4, (when registration closes) will receive an automatic confirmation and payment receipt via email (please check your junk mail folders). We will accept no registrations after October 4.

    CANCELLATIONS & SUBSTITUTIONS
    To cancel or make a substitution, please call the APTA Washington office at (800) 554-5569 or email conference@aptawa.org.

    Cancellations received by September 10 will be refunded the registration fee less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations between September 10 and October 4 will receive a 50 percent refund. There will be no refunds after October 4.


    Unless there is a waiting list for the course, substitutions will be accepted at no charge until September 10. All substitutions must be for the same member type and are at the discretion of APTA Washington staff. No substitutions will be accepted after September 10, or if the course has a waiting list.


    REGISTRATION FEES
    Registration fees include admittance to your course(s) of choice, access to digital course handouts, access to the virtual exhibit hall, and access to all conference events.

    MEMBER RATES
    You must be a member in good standing as of the date of the conference to be eligible for all member rates. If we are unable to confirm your membership you may be asked to provide proof of membership.

    STUDENT MEMBER RATES
    This rate applies to all students who are APTA members and categorized as a student by APTA. You may belong to any chapter, you do not have to belong to a participating chapter to qualify.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
    All courses are eligible for continuing education credit (CEU/CCU) and meet licensing guidelines required for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in Hawaii, Idaho, Washington, Montana and Wisconsin. Continuing education courses offered during the 2020 Virtual Conference are intended for health and other allied professionals and should not be taken if the course content is outside the learner’s legal scope of practice.

    COURSE CANCELLATION
    In the unlikely event that we must cancel a course, we will provide credit to attend another course at the conference or a future APTA Washington conference. APTA Washington and its conference co-sponsors will not be responsible for additional costs incurred by registrants.


    Exhibitors

    http://www.ptwa.org/2020conference/for-exhibitors/

    • 23-Jan-2021
    • 8:00 AM (MST)
    • 24-Jan-2021
    • 3:45 PM (MST)
    • Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel

    Topics TBA

    Presented by TBA

    TBA Contact Hours, MT category A 

    Full Course information can be found by scrolling down below.

    If you are registering a member, and you find the selection does not give you member pricing, please log in with the email we have on file for you. This will recognize you as a member. If that doesn't work, feel free to call or email and we will find the problem and fix.

    Provisions:

    Provisions include coffee/tea in the morning and lunch at the business meeting. Snacks are not served at breaks. 

    Accommodations and Meeting Sites:

    Room Block and Meeting Site will be at Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel. More TBA

    Committees and Board Meeting

    January 22, 2021:

    • 5:00 - 6:00pm Legislative Committee Meeting, Site TBA
    • 5:15 - 5:45pm Financial Committee Meeting, Site TBA
    • 6:00 - 8:00pm Board Meeting,  Site TBA

    Other tentative meetings which may or may not be held at this particular meeting, option of video stream meeting is available.

    • Delegates
    • Nominating Committee
    • Programming Committee

    Business Meeting

    Business meeting and elections will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at the CE site. Lunch is included for those registered for the course. Please RSVP if you are not registered (you may register online for this without paying).

    Please send agenda items to the office or President Christian Appel by Jan. 2, 2021. Final agenda will be posted in the members only section at www.aptamt.com by Jan. 13, 2021.

    Cancellation Policy

    MAPTA reserves the right to refuse/cancel an event registration. If MAPTA refuses a registration, registrants will be offered a full refund.

    Registration Cancellation by Participant:

    Cancellations will be accepted in writing via email or mail. A $25.00 administration fee will be withheld when cancellation occurs up to ten days prior to the start of the event; 50% refund if cancelled 2-10 days prior; 25% refund if cancelled 0-1 day prior.

    Discounts:

    Group Discounts:

    10% Discount for 3 or more APTA Member PTs/PTAs from one clinic. Fees for all persons must be made with one payment. No exceptions. Credit will not be provided at a later date. Combining discounts (ie Lifetime AND Group) is not applicable. If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.

    Student Discounts:

    Students may take this course at a rate discounted by 50% of the member and non-member rate, if there is space available prior to the start of the course. This course is a laboratory class with limited space, and therefore we must limit the spaces available at the student rate. If you are a student and would like to attend if we do have extra room for this course, please register for the student waitlist. MAPTA will notify you one week prior to start of the course to offer you a space in the course, if available.

    Lifetime Member:

    Lifetime members may take any non-limited seating, MAPTA sponsored CE at 50% discount. Combining discounts (ie Lifetime AND Group) is not applicable. If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.

    Agenda

    Saturday:

    7:15 - 8:00am Professional Issues Forum (MAPTA)

    8:00am - 12noon Concurrent courses with break, see details below

    12noon - 2:00pm MAPTA Business meeting and luncheon

    2:00pm - 5:00pm Concurrent courses with break, see details below

    5:00pm - Reception - All PTs and PTAs invited, course enrollment not necessary to attend this reception

    Sunday:

    8:000am - 12noon Course(s) continue

    12noon - 1:00pm Lunch on your own

    1:00pm - 3:45pm Course continues


    About the course:

    Course Description:

    The TBA

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:


    Course Agenda:


    About the Speaker



    • 24-Apr-2021
    • 8:00 AM (MDT)
    • 25-Apr-2021
    • 3:45 PM (MDT)
    • The Lodge at Whitefish Lake

    Integrating Manual Therapy In The Management of Chronic Pain Disorders

    Presented by Tim Flynn, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, FAPTA

    TBA Contact Hours, MT category A 

    Full Course information can be found by scrolling down below.

    If you are registering a member, and you find the selection does not give you member pricing, please log in with the email we have on file for you. This will recognize you as a member. If that doesn't work, feel free to call or email and we will find the problem and fix.

    Provisions:

    Provisions include coffee/tea in the morning and lunch at the business meeting. Snacks are not served at breaks. 

    Accommodations and Meeting Sites:

    Room Block and Meeting Site will be at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake, $99+ (various room sets at different prices; Viking Lodge starts at $99+tax; main lodge starts at $110+tax). Book room by:

    1. Telephone: 877.887.4026, ext. 1. Please be sure to mention you are with the MAPTA MEETING..  OR

    2. ONLINE  TBA . Group ID is:   Group PASSWORD is: 

    Committees and Board Meeting

    April 23, 2021:

    • 5:00 - 6:00pm Legislative Committee Meeting, Site TBA
    • 5:15 - 5:45pm Financial Committee Meeting, Site TBA
    • 6:00 - 8:00pm Board Meeting,  Site TBA

    Other tentative meetings which may or may not be held at this particular meeting, option of video stream meeting is available.

    • Delegates
    • Nominating Committee
    • Programming Committee

    Business Meeting

    Business meeting and elections will be held at noon on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the CE site. Lunch is included for those registered for the course. Please RSVP if you are not registered (you may register online for this without paying).

    Please send agenda items to the office or President Christian Appel by April 3, 2021. Final agenda will be posted in the members only section at www.aptamt.com by April 14, 2021.

    Cancellation Policy

    MAPTA reserves the right to refuse/cancel an event registration. If MAPTA refuses a registration, registrants will be offered a full refund.

    Registration Cancellation by Participant:

    Cancellations will be accepted in writing via email or mail. A $25.00 administration fee will be withheld when cancellation occurs up to ten days prior to the start of the event; 50% refund if cancelled 2-10 days prior; 25% refund if cancelled 0-1 day prior.

    Discounts:

    Group Discounts:

    10% Discount for 3 or more APTA Member PTs/PTAs from one clinic. Fees for all persons must be made with one payment. No exceptions. Credit will not be provided at a later date. Combining discounts (ie Lifetime AND Group) is not applicable. If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.

    Student Discounts:

    Students may take this course at a rate discounted by 50% of the member and non-member rate, if there is space available prior to the start of the course. This course is a laboratory class with limited space, and therefore we must limit the spaces available at the student rate. If you are a student and would like to attend if we do have extra room for this course, please register for the student waitlist. MAPTA will notify you one week prior to start of the course to offer you a space in the course, if available.

    Lifetime Member:

    Lifetime members may take any non-limited seating, MAPTA sponsored CE at 50% discount. Combining discounts (ie Lifetime AND Group) is not applicable. If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.

    Agenda

    Saturday:

    7:15 - 8:00am Professional Issues Forum (MAPTA)

    8:00am - 12noon Concurrent courses with break, see details below

    12noon - 2:00pm MAPTA Business meeting and luncheon

    2:00pm - 5:00pm Concurrent courses with break, see details below

    5:00pm - Reception - All PTs and PTAs invited, course enrollment not necessary to attend this reception

    6:15pm - No Host Group Dinner in Town. Details to follow

    Sunday:

    8:000am - 12noon Course(s) continue

    12noon - 1:00pm Lunch on your own

    1:00pm - 3:45pm Course continues


    About the course:

    Course Description:

    The TBA

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:


    Course Agenda:


    About the Speaker

    TIM FLYNN, PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT, FAPTA

    Dr. Flynn is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (OCS), a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (FAPTA) and a frequent presenter at state, national, and international meetings. Dr. Flynn is widely published with over 85 peer-reviewed manuscripts on musculoskeletal disorders and chronic spinal pain. He has received numerous professional awards. Dr. Flynn is a past President of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.  He is a Professor of Physical Therapy at South College, TN.

    Dr. Flynn is a world-renowned clinician dedicated to providing the highest quality care possible at Colorado In Motion in Fort Collins, CO. His primary clientele includes clients suffering from back pain, chronic spinal pain, failed back surgeries, and chronic pain disorders. He is passionate about ensuring that clients can and should expect better healthcare and the ability to have fitness and vitality throughout their life.  He can be heard weekly on the Pain Reframed Podcast.


    • 01-Oct-2021
    • (MDT)
    • 27-Jan-2024
    • (MST)
    • Montana



    2021 2022 2023
    January 23/24
    Helena
    (2R2D)
    29/30* dependent on CSM dates  
    April 4/25 Whitefish 23/24*  
    October 2/3 or 9/10*
    dependent on local events, Missoula
    1/2 or 8/9*
    dependent on local events, Missoula
     

    (* tentative) :
    Starred dates and sites are tentative until a contract is signed with a site. Some dates subject to change if we find a conflict.

Past events

19-May-2020 Member Business Meeting - Spring 2020 *Virtual*
18-Apr-2020 CANCELLED: Hip and Knee: Complex Understanding for Simple Solutions
18-Apr-2020 CANCELLED: Optimize your Practice with Social Media Strategies
01-Feb-2020 Member Business Meeting
01-Feb-2020 Winter Conference Course 1 of 2: Treating Pelvic Girdle and LE Dysfunction using Pelvic Health and Orthopedic Concepts
01-Feb-2020 Winter Conference Course 2 of 2: Dispelling the Myths: Coding, Billing and Key Regulations for Physical Therapists
01-Feb-2020 Health Care Fraud, Waste and Abuse
01-Nov-2019 2019 Board Orientation and Retreat
28-Sep-2019 MONTANA PHYSICAL THERAPY SUMMIT
21-Sep-2019 Dynamic Core for Kids Part One AND Dynamic Core for Kids Goes to School
20-Sep-2019 MAPTA Town Hall Meetings Billings
27-Apr-2019 Spring Conference 2019: Course 1 of 2: Rehabilitation for the Injured Runner
27-Apr-2019 Spring Conference 2019: Course 2 of 2: Payment and Policy: What is Important and What is Noise?
02-Feb-2019 Winter Conference 2019: CE #2 choice: Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait)
02-Feb-2019 Winter Conference 2019: CE 1 of 2: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo & Dizziness: New diagnosis advances and PT management
02-Nov-2018 Board Orientation and Retreat
13-Oct-2018 Fall Conference 2018: Course 3 of 3: Strategies for Avoiding and Recovering from Practitioner Burnout
13-Oct-2018 Fall Conference 2018: Course 2 of 3: Hormone Health for Physical Therapists
13-Oct-2018 Fall Conference 2018: Course 1 of 3: Cervical Spine: Manual Therapy Management
20-Aug-2018 MAPTA Town Hall Meetings Billings
21-Apr-2018 Spring Conference 2018: ISPI Therapeutic Neuroscience Education: Pain Science Approach to Treating Whiplash and Peri-operative Neuroscience Education"
27-Jan-2018 Winter Conference 2018: Course 2 of 2: Comprehensive Stabilization Strategies for the Low Back, Pelvis & Hips -Teaching Postural Control & Optimal Movement Skills
27-Jan-2018 Winter Conference 2018: Course 1 of 2: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Skills for helping patients make healthy choices
07-Oct-2017 Fall Conference 2017: Postural Respiration
22-Apr-2017 Spring Conference 2017: NOI course: Explain Pain
28-Jan-2017 Winter Conference 2017, Course TWO of two: Dizziness and Balance Issues in Persons Post Concussion and with mild Traumatic Brain Injury
28-Jan-2017 Winter Conference 2017, Course ONE of two: Functional movement strategies for the legs, knees & feet: Understanding relationships and optimizing movement
24-Sep-2016 Fall Conference 2016 Course 2 (one day course): Therapeutic Neuroscience Education: Know Pain; Know Gain AND A Pain Science Approach to Treating Headaches
24-Sep-2016 Fall Conference 2016 Course 1: Contemporary Topics in Physical Therapy Practice for Athletes with ACL Injury, Ryan L. Mizner, PT, PHD
23-Apr-2016 Spring Conference 2016: Two Courses - Payment/Policy by Helene Fearon or Therapeutic Exercise by Tim Fearon
30-Jan-2016 Winter Conference 2016: Wendy Burke presents Therapeutic Kinesiology Taping for the Whole Body
03-Oct-2015 Fall Conference 2015:George Davies Presents and MORE
18-Apr-2015 Spring Conference 2015: Two Courses to Choose From
24-Jan-2015 Winter Conference 2015: Treating the Person with Dizziness, Susan Whitney DPT, PhD
04-Oct-2014 Fall Conference Social: The Dirty Sexy Chocolate Show, Top Hat, Missoula
04-Oct-2014 Fall Conference 2014: Mobilization of the Nervous System
12-Apr-2014 Spring Conference 2014
25-Jan-2014 2014 Winter Conference and Business Meeting
28-Sep-2013 Fall Conference 2013
20-Apr-2013 Treating the Whole Person with The Integrated Systems Model for Pain & Disability - An Evidence-Based Approach to Optimize Function & Performance, Diane Lee BSR, FCAMT, CGIMS 12.75 CE Hours/1.275 CEUs Spring Conference 2013
26-Jan-2013 Winter Conference 2013
29-Sep-2012 Fall Conference: CE, Banquet/Social, and Business Meeting
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