Continuing Education Opportunities

Event: Advances in Throwing: Latest on Injury Treatment and Performance Optimization Symposium 2018

Type of Event: External event sponsored by Penn Orthopaedics

Date and Time: Sat, January 27, 2018 7:15 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Class of 1962 Auditorium, Raymond & Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, John Morgan Building 3620 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join Penn Orthopaedics for a dynamic, one-day conference to learn about the latest tools and techniques for enhancing performance and treating injuries in the throwing athlete. Through a series of panels, presentations and debates, we will discuss a wide range of topics designed to advance injury treatment and optimize performance for throwing athletes focusing on:

  • Proper biomechanical principles to evaluate the kinetic chain
  • Sound treatment for common injuries
  • Optimizing training for peak performance This program is intended for athletic trainers, coaches, physical therapists and physicians.

Registration fee includes light breakfast and lunch.

Attendees are eligible for five and a half (5.5) continuing education units (CEUs) for athletic training and 5.5 contact hours for physical therapists. Please note these contact hours are only approved for Pennsylvania licensed PT's.

Contact Person: To a register and view event agenda, click here.


Event: APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program

Type of Event: External event hosted University of Delaware Department of Physical Therapy 

Date and Time: Friday and Saturday, March 9-10th, 2018

Location: University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy, 540 College Avenue, Room 232, Newark Delaware, 19713

Description: This program is recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as the Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program. It is intended and useful for both new and experienced physical therapist and physical therapist assistant educators involved with clinical education. It takes 15 hours to complete the entire program. The program addresses issues of planning and preparing for physical therapy students during their clinical education experiences, developing learning experiences, and supporting ongoing learning through questioning and effective feedback. Skills for student evaluation are discussed, as well as the identification and management of students with exceptional situations. The program includes legal implications for clinical educators and issues related to ADA legislation and Medicare reimbursement. The “Assessment Center” provides each participant with the opportunity to apply information from the program in simulated situations. Successful completion of six stations in the Assessment Center

This program is offered for 1.5 CEUs or 15 contact hours 

Contact Person: Contact Stephanie Michael at stephmi@udel.edu or by calling 302-831-7020. To view event agenda, click here. 

Click here to download the APTA Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program Agreement of Participation Form 

Click here to downdload the APTA Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Program Participant Dossier

Course Fees

  • APTA members: $160.00
  • Non APTA members:$230.00
  • For non PT/PTAs (OTs, Speech, RNs,) : $320.00

10% discount for 5 or more clinicans from the same facility. To receive the discount, all registrations must be submitted together. 


Event: Advances in Throwing: Multidisciplinary Approach to Speech, Dysphagia & Airway Management Type of Event: Continuing Education

Type of Event: External event sponsored by Good Shepherd Penn Partners

Date and Time: Sat, March 10th, 2018, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Location: Medical Alumni Hall Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Building 1 Maloney, 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Multidisciplinary Approach to Speech, Dysphagia & Airway Management is designed for healthcare based Speech Pathologists and graduate students working with adults, who are seeking to advance their knowledge and skills in the areas of dysphagia, voice, speech-language, cognition and airway management.

This program is offered for 0.75 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional Area)

Contact Person: Email Randy Dubin, MA, CCC-SLP, at Randy.Dubin@uphs.upenn.edu. To a register and view event agenda, click here.