Southern District Meeting February 9, 2018
Woodall Center 906 Sullivan Drive Hattiesburg, MS 39401 601-554-4667
Contact Person:
Karinna Lee

Pearl River Community College and the MPTA Southern District
Spring Continuing Education 2018
February 9, 2018

Registration from 7:30 – 8:00
8:00 – 8:30 (Optional CUEs for the PRCCs CIs or therapists interested in becoming a CI)
Karinna Lee, MS PT
PRCCs PTA Program Updates and Supervision Requirements for Physical Therapy Students
Karinna will discuss updates regarding the program and review student supervision requirements for Clinical Instructors.

Ethics is a 3 hour course from 8:30 – 11:45.  
8:30 – 10:00
Tracie Thornton, DPT
Ethical Dilemmas
Tracie will utilize a model for the ethical decision-making process that demonstrates appreciation of the influence of organizational, institutional, and societal realms in order to analyze ethical case scenarios typically encountered in physical therapy practice.
10:00 – 10:15

10:15 – 11:45
Mark Mitchell
Current Ethical Issues
Mark is a DEA Agent covering the surrounding area.  He will discuss ethics in healthcare related issues.

11:45 – 12:00

Registration for Core Competencies and/or Orthotics/Prosthetics Course 11:30 to 12:00

12:00 – 1:30  ***Lunch will be provided by Hanger Clinic: Prosthetics & Orthotics during the hour.
Chuck Jakab, CPO and Christopher “Stopher” Harrison, BOCP, Clinical Manager – Hanger Clinic: Prosthetics & Orthotics
Current Trends in Prosthetics and Orthotics
Chuck will discuss new trends in Prosthetic and Orthotic devices.

1:30 – 1:45 Break

1:45 – 3:45
Jeremy Foster, PTA and Chrissy Lamastus, MPT
Core Competencies for the Entry Level PTA in the Acute Care Setting, a review for Students, Instructors. and Employers

Woodall Center
906 Sullivan Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Cost and CEU Credit

CEU credit is approved for a total 7 hours with 3 hours qualifying for the Mississippi ethics requirement. 

This course is offered free to Clinical Instructors or Clinical Coordinators for Pearl River Community College PTA program.
MPTA Members $90.00
Non Members     $120.00
Ethics course only – 3 hours CEU
MPTA Members $45.00
Non Members $60.00

Prosthetics and Orthotics only 1.5 CEU
MPTA Members $20.00
Non Members 30.00

Core Competencies only 2 CEU
MPTA Members $40.00
Non Members 52.00

Please email Karinna Lee at to reserve a seat for this conference.  Please indicate if you will be attending for the entire course or for components of the course.  Also, indicate if you are a clinical instructor for the program. Payment will be accepted at registration.  Lunch will be provided for all who reserve a seat.  You will receive a confirmation email.  Please email or call Karinna Lee at 601-554-5488 for questions regarding this course offering.