Student Poster Presentation and Research
Continuing Education Meeting
April 19th, 2018

Agenda

5:30-6:30: Student Poster presentations on current research within Physical Therapy (.1 CEU) 

6:30-7:30 “Idea to Invention” Nelson Ware PT (.1 CEU)

7:30-8:30 “The Schroth Method: A Scoliosis Treatment” Elizabeth Rich PT (.1 CEU)

Location
UMMC School of Health Related Profession Auditorium

Registration

If you are an MPTA member and attend the poster presentations get all three CEUs for 20.00, or attend lectures for 20.00 for 2 CEUs. If you are a non MPTA member and attend the presentations get a free CEU with 60.00 for 2 hours lecture. 


Please email Michael Wilkerson, mbw1073@gmail.com to reserve a seat for this conference

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Stepping Forward with Physical Therapy: A Day of Gait, Adaptation, and Activity
Spring Continuing Education Conference 2018
April 28th, 2018

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Agenda:
Registration from 7:30 – 8:15


8:15 - 9:45am
       Dr. Kim Curbow-Wilcox, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT
         “The Foundation for Treatment: A Review of Gait Analysis”

9:45-10:00 am
Break

10:00 – 11:30 am
Zack Myrick ABC, CPO, Co- owner of Buckner Prosthetics
“Gait Analysis of the Lower Extremity Prosthetic Patient”

11:30-11:45
Break


**LUNCH IS PROVIDED BY THE MPTA-PAC FOR THOSE REGISTERED
11:45-12:45 pm
Lavonda Hart, Director of Vocational Rehab of MS
“Lunch and Learn Ethics Talk: What is Vocational Rehab and How Does PT Help?”

12:45-1:00pm
Break

1:00-2:00pm
Dr. Keith Tansey MD, PhD, President of American Spinal Injury Association
 “Locomotor Research in SCI: Robots, Electrodes, Neural Plasticity, and Augmenting Function”

2:00-2:15 pm
Break

2:15-3:45 pm
Brittany Rose OT/L, Bioness Clinical Specialist
“Using Functional Electrical Stimulation to Improve Gait”

Location:
UMMC School of Health Related Profession Auditorium


Cost and CEU Credit
CEU credit is approved for a total 6.5 hours with 1 hour qualifying for the Mississippi ethics requirement. 


Entire Course Pricing
MPTA Members   $110.00
Non Members     $165.00

Students           $30.00

Register Now

Please email Michael Wilkerson, mbw1073@gmail.com to reserve a seat for this conference.  Please indicate if you will be attending for the entire course or for components of the course and bring a registration form with you.  Also, Payment will be accepted at registration with check or cash, or register on the MPTA website portal prior to attending.  Lunch will be provided for all who reserve a seat.  You will receive a confirmation email.  Please email or call Michael Wilkerson at 601-209-3085 regarding information or questions.



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Outpatient Total Joint Replacement: Year 3
Continuing Education Meeting
May 3rd, 2018

Agenda
Presentation from 5:30
 – 7:30 PM

Jeff D. Almand, MD  assisted by Clay Crosswhite, DPT, PT


Location
The Therapy Center at Mississippi Sports Medicine
1325 E. Fortification Street, Jackson 2nd Floor


Registration
Please email Michael Wilkerson, mbw1073@gmail.com to reserve a seat for this conference


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Graduation Mixer for PTs and PTAs
Social Event
May 3rd, 2018

Times
Presentation from 5:00
 – 7:00 PM


Location
Hal & Mal's

4420, 200 Commerce St, Jackson, MS 39201


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IASTM Talk Presented by SME
Continuing Education Meeting
June 14th, 2018


Details Coming Soon

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2018 MPTA FALL CONFERNCE

September 28-29, 2018
Gulfport, MS