2018 Fall Conference

October 6 – 7, 2018

 

A.T. Still University
5850 E. Still Circle
Mesa, AZ  85206

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Registration is open!
(Early Bird registration closes
September 5, 2018)

Become a 2018 Spring Conference Exhibitor and/or Sponsor

AzPTA is pleased to invite you to its 2018 Fall Conference offering:

  • Two days of dynamic programming providing 1.15 CEUs or 11.5 contact hours
  • Opportunities to network with exhibitors and your PT and PTA colleagues
  • Membership Meeting and Town Hall
  • PT Pub Night on Saturday evening

Conference Schedule

Saturday October 6, 2018

Sunday October 7, 2018

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7:30am - 4:00pm

Registration
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7:30am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast
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8:00am - 9:30am

Welcome from AzPTA President
John Heick, DPT, PhD, Northern Arizona University
Keynote Address: Chronic Pain in America: It is time to be of some use!
Timothy Flynn, PT, PhD, Colorado in Motion
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9:30am - 9:45am

Break / Visit with Exhibitors
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9:30am - 11:30am

Plenary Address: Spend Time, Pay Attention!
Jimmy McKay, DPT, PT Pintcast
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11:30am - 12:30PM

Lunch / Visit with Exhibitors
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12:30PM - 2:30pm

Breakout Sessions
  • Innovations in Cancer Care –Overview of Series and CRF
    (Harrison)
  • When Love is More Than a Headache
    (Bridwell, Horn, McCarville)
  • Health Economic Principles & Decision Making Models (Hurwitz)
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2:30PM - 3:00pm

Break / Visit with Exhibitors
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3:00PM - 5:00pm

Breakout Sessions
  • Innovations in Cancer Care –CINP and Bone Mets
    (Ciarleglio, Cooper)
  • Rehab of the Burn Survivor – Part 1 (Lorello)
  • Managing Your Student Loan Investment (Reinke)
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5:30pm

PT Pub Night organized by AzPTA Early Professionals SIG (EPSIG)

Union Grill & Tap, 1686 N Higley Rd, Gilbert, 85234

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8:00am - 3:00pm

Registration
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8:00am - 9:00am

Continental Breakfast / Committee and SIG meetings
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9:00am - 11:00am

Breakout Sessions
  • Innovations in Cancer Care – Acute Care Complexities and Management (Kargela, Sigler)
  • Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation – The Vision-Body Integration (Polec)
  • What You Need to Know About Personal Finance (Reinke)
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11:00am - 1:00pm

Lunch Provided / Membership Meeting & Town Hall / Visit With Exhibitors
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1:00pm - 3:00pm

Breakout Sessions
  • Innovations in Cancer Care – Head & Neck, Lymphedema (Eden, Muni)
  • Therapeutic Neuroscience Education and the Therapeutic Alliance (Carter)
  • Rehab of the Burn Survivor – Part 2 (Lorello
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3:00pm

Adjourn

Featured Speakers

Muna S. Ali

PT, DPT, Ph.D

Ashley Bridwell

LMSW

Edward “Ted” Carter

PT, DPT

Louise M. Ciarleglio

PT, DPT

Sarah Cooper

PT, DPT

Michael DuBois

PT, DPT

Melissa M. Eden

PT, DPT, PhD (c)

Timothy Flynn

PT, PhD, FAPTA

Yvonne M. Harrison

PT, DPT

Beth Horn

PT, DPT

Jason Hurwitz

MS, PhD

Mallory Kargela

PT, DPT

David Lorello

PT, DPT

Jimmy McKay

PT, DPT

Rachel McCarville

PT, DPT

Tanya Polec

OD, FCOVD

Joseph Reinke

CFA, Fitbux Coach

Julie Sigler

PT, DPT

Ron West

PT, DPT

Interested in being a 2018 Spring Conference Exhibitor and/or Sponsor?

(View prospectus)

Our Exhibitors

Hotel Information

Make your hotel reservations now and save. A limited number of studio suites have been reserved at the discounted rate of $129.00 per night at the Residence Inn Phoenix Gilbert located at 3021 East Banner Gateway Drive, Gilbert, AZ 85234.

Please be sure to make your hotel reservation no later than September 5, 2018 to take advantage of these AzPTA negotiated rates.

Here is the reservation link your guests can use to make online reservations:

Book your group rate for Arizona Physical Therapy Association

You may also call 480-699-4450 to make reservations.