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Regular registration rates available until March 11, 2014
Late registration rates begin March 4, 2014
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center: 219 South Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824 (For GPS directions: 55 South Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824) For hotel reservations, please call (800) 875-5090 and use group code MIP032714.
Join us in East Lansing, MI at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. We have some great speakers and a wide range of topics from treatment of patients to neurological conditions and coding sessions to a panel discussion. There are a variety of networking opportunities, a growing vendor hall and job fair, and a Membership Meeting to discuss the latest information that affects us all. Details for the events are currently being finalized. Register today for the 2014 Student Conclave & Spring Conference!
The Student Conclave is our largest student based event held every spring. Great effort has gone into making this event a rich experience for all who attend. Many great speakers will be presenting on some insightful and critical issues, listed below. Resume Critique and Interview Sessions will also be available Friday at the following times: 9:45am – 10:55am, 11:00am – 11:45am, and 1:00pm – 2:25pm. Register today for great event pricing! The Student Conclave Agenda is now available to view.
The Value of Physical Therapy: Present and Future - Kathy Mairella, PT, DPT, MA: APTA Board of Directors
Kinesio Taping Introductory Presentation - Judy Baldesancho, PT, APTA-ACCI, CKTP: APTA Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor, Managing Director & CEO Health & Ideas, LLC, FUNfitness Clinical Director
Vitals: A Vital Part of Patient Care - Ashley VanDam, PT, DPT and Jessica McLeod, PT, DPT, ATC
Merging Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Views - One Man's Opinion - Jim Gaynor, MPT, Cert. MDT, D.C.
Introduction to Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) for the Extremities - Ed Orloff, PT, DPT, CSCS, Dip. MDT
Hippotherapy: More Than a Pony Ride - Deb Silkwood-Sherer, PT, DHS, HPCS
Improving Patient Outcomes and Decreasing Resistance to Treatment Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques - Andrea Rotzein, PhD
Financing for Life after Graduation - Luis Lozano
"Meet the Leaders"
Gear up for an extensive day of sessions ranging from care and treatment to health care and legislation! We have great speakers lined up to present you with the newest and in depth knowledge of the areas that affect our growing profession. The Spring Conference Agenda is now available. Speakers and sessions currently include:
The Evolution of Physical Therapy in the Era of Healthcare Reform - Kathleen Mairella, PT, DPT, MA - APTA Board of Directors
What Every Therapist Needs to Know about the October 2014 ICD-10 Update But is Afraid to Ask - Rose Camilleri, RHIA, CCS-P, MHA – Healthcare Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Overview of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) for the Extremities - Ed Orloff, PT, DPT, CSCS, Dip. MDT
Cognition in the Context of Rehabilitation - A Cross Discipline Approach to Remediation - Angie McCalla, MS, CCC-SLP, LSVT, CBIS; Heidi Reyst, PhD, CBIST; Carolyn Scott, PhD, CBIS; and assistance by Payal Desai, PT, CBIS
Connecting the Dots: Functional Outcome Measures across the Continuum of Care - Craig Miller, PT
Details are being finalized for the Spring Conference and should be posted shortly.
Our Spring Conference will include an MPTA Membership Meeting on Saturday. This is a free event for all members. The Membership Meeting will take place 12:30pm - 2:30pm at the Kellogg Center. We encourage ALL members to attend and participate in this event.
Meet one-on-one with MPTA Leadership at the Spring Conference. Have all your questions answered in one sitting! The MPTA Leaders will have a table set up to speak one-on-one with our members to help facilitate and answer any legislative, reimbursement, or professional question as it relates the physical therapy.
Rainbow Rehabilitation Center
Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers
ATI Physical Therapy
Concentra Physical Therapy
Covenant Health Care
Encore! Rehabilitation Services
Henry Ford Health System
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Michigan Health & Rehabilitation Services/Home Rehabilitation Services of Michigan
Otsego Memorial Hospital
Sparrow Health System
United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan
US Physical Therapy