Continuing Education Opportunities

Upcoming Education Event Opportunities

 

Event: APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

Type of Event: External event hosted by Arcadia University

Dates: April 27 - 28

Price: APTA member: $140; APTA non-member: $230; Non-PT discipline: $280

**Group discounts are available for 5 or more participants from the same employer and must register together to receive discount.

Contact Hours: Upon successful completion of the course and assessment center, APTA awards certificates for 16 contact hours (1.6 CEUs).

Location: Arcadia University, Brubaker 201, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038

Course Overview: The Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program is beneficial for both novice and experienced clinical educators encompassing a variety of healthcare professions. Only physical therapy professionals will be allowed to receive formal credentialing from the American Physical Therapy Association. Click here to view event brochure. 

To Register: Email as a complete packet the following to readingj@arcadia.edu

 Mail check payable to Arcadia University to:                                                            

Janet Readinger, PT, DPT

Arcadia University PT Department

450 South Easton Road Glenside, PA 19038


Event: Gross Anatomy of the Upper Extremity: A Laboratory Dissection Course  

Type of Event: External event hosted by Temple University

Dates: June 14: 1:00pm-6:00pm; June 15: 8:30am-5:30pm; June 16: 8:30am-1:30pm

Price: Course price is $445. A 10% discount applies to clinical partners and alumni of Temple, Drexel, Jefferson, and University of the Sciences PT Programs. Friends and Family of Programs (Alumni, CIs, etc.): 10% discount

Contact Hours:  20 CEUs

Location: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine 

Course Overview: This is  collaborative continuing education course offering by the faculties of Philadelphia area Doctor of Physical Therapy programs. This three-day, laboratory intensive course will feature 16 hours of hands-on gross dissection from the shoulder complex to the distal phalanges, guided by decorated leaders of post-professional and graduate education, and clinical specialists. Participants will be provided with the unique opportunity to explore human anatomy in an interactive environment, and enhance their understanding of the key concepts that guide clinical practice. A 4 hour on-line component to be viewed prior to the lab course will provide background knowledge of upper extremity anatomy and cadaver lab safety. This course will be a total of 20 CEU's.  Course price is $445. A 10% discount applies to clinical partners and alumni of Temple, Drexel, Jefferson, and University of the Sciences PT Programs.Course Faculty Includes:  Stephanie Muth, PT, PhD, Shaun Varrecchia, PT, DPT, GCS, CertMDT, Jacquie Phillips, PhD, LAT, ATC, Carole Tucker, PT, PhD, PCS, RCEP, Mike O'Hara, PT, DPT, OCS, Elizabeth Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS.

To Register: Click here to view the event agenda and to register online. Questions can be directed to michael.ohara@temple.edu.

Dates: March 11 - 12 Price: Full Conference: $490, Day 1 Only: $210, Day 2 Only: $305

Contact Hours: The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 17.1 contact hours. By attending the Johns Hopkins 2nd Annual Hospital Activity and Mobility Conference offered by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine participants may earn up to 17.25 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Location: Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus, 1800 Orleans Street, Chevy Chase Conference Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Course Overview: This conference will detail the approach, resources and tools necessary to sustain a culture of mobility across your hospital. The conference features presentations by members of the inter-professional team, including nurses, physicians, rehabilitation psychologists, therapists and administrators who have successfully integrated mobility as an essential component of hospital operations, quality improvement and safety efforts. There will also be numerous opportunities to consult with speakers on your specific line of work.

Click here to learn more about the event and to register online.