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May 2017

Chapter Meeting: New Castle County May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Delaware, STAR Campus Newark, United States + Google Map

Speaker: Louise Thoma, PT, DPT Topic: Physical Activity and Knee Osteoarthritis Location: STAR Campus, University of Delaware Newark, DE 19713 6:00 pm

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July 2017

Summer Lecture Series: July 25, 2017 The Marriage of Ethics and Law in Physical Therapy Clinical Practice

July 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Marriage of Ethics and Law in Physical Therapy Clinical Practice  The relationship between ethical practice and legal practice is a close one, although like any relationship, there are areas of similarity and difference. This 2 hour lecture will explore these concepts in a realistic way using examples from the clinic and the courtroom. Participants will gain a better understanding of how to make sound ethical decisions while protecting themselves from successful malpractice lawsuits. Professional behavior and 21st century standards…

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September 2017

Chapter Meeting: Sussex County September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Topic: "Trouble In The Pelvis" How the Pelvic Floor Therapy May Benefit My Patients Speaker: Cara Konlian, MSPT Location: Lewes Library, 101 Adams Ave, Lewes, DE 19958 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 om Click here to register What Is Pelvic Floor PT? How Can I Teach A Correct Kegel To My Patients?  When Is It Appropriate Or Inappropriate For My Patients? What Are Some Screening Tools That I Can Use To Determine If Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Is Contributing to My…

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Do you know the advantages of a state chapter membership of the APTA? How can you be more involved in the DPTA today?

September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you know the advantages of a state chapter membership of the APTA? How can you be more involved in the DPTA today? Find out the answers to these questions and more at a talk at UD STAR campus. This event will be held on September 26th at 7pm in Room 231 at 7: 00 pm and free pizza will be served. Come and learn more about the DPTA as well as how to increase your involvement at both the state and…

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November 2017

DPTA Chapter Meeting – November 2017

November 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilmington Hospital, 501 W 14th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States
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Thursday, November 16, 2017 Topic: Running Gait Analysis – An Overview of the 5 Most Common Running Error Classifications 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Wilmington Hospital, 501 W 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 – Brandywine Conference Center, Room 4, 8th Floor* Speaker: Ari Kaplan, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, COMT, Cert MDT Topic Description: Assessing running gait can be both difficult and time consuming.  What factors matter?  What angles should you look at?  It can quickly be overwhelming.  During this 1-hour…

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April 2018

Kent County Chapter Meeting April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bayhealth Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic, 560 S. Governors Avenue
Dover, DE 19901 United States
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Kent County Chapter Meeting The DPTA Kent County Chapter Meeting is happening on April 10 in Dover. Speaker Shawn R. Schlegel PT, DPT, COMPT Register Today Date April 10, 2018 Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Location Bayhealth Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic 560 S. Governors Avenue Dover, DE 19901 Register Today About Shawn R. Schlegel PT, DPT, COMPT Shawn's bio, from Edelman Spine and Orthopaedic Physical Therapy website: "Shawn is originally from Wilmot, a very small community in the heart of…

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July 2018

DPTA’s Summer Lecture Series – July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Christiana Care John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, 4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE 19713 United States
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DPTA's Summer Lecture Series: Communication Skills for Working with People Who Have Dementia Free to attend. All members of the community are welcomed! CEUs: 0.2 CEUs available for PTs/PTAs, OTs/COTAs and Speech Therapists. CEU certificates are free for DPTA members and CCHS Rehab employees, otherwise $25. By participating in this seminar you will be able to: Describe the communication challenges that are associated with the brain changes in various forms of dementia. Translate various non-verbal ways people with dementia may…

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February 2019

Webinar: Tough To Treat: How To Increase Your Expertise By Learning How To Treat The Complex Patient (2 CEs)

February 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

presented by Erica Meloe, PT, MBA, OCS, MA Click here to register DPTA Members use promo code: Delaware2019 We are seeing more people in persistent pain than ever before. Whether their symptoms are localized to one region of the body or multiple regions, the clinical reasoning is critical when you are assessing this patient population. They have typical symptoms, but atypical sources. Through real case studies from her clients, covering assessment to treatment, Erica will discuss how investigating certain movement patterns…

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July 2020

The Role of Enriched Environments in the Future of Neurologic/Geriactric/Brain Rehabilitation

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

DPTA Summer Lecture Series The Role of Enriched Environments in the Future of Neurologic/Geriactric/Brain Rehabilitation One of the most consistently supported principles of neuroscience is the impact of enriched environments on the brain and behavior of social animals and humans. In this discussion, we will review what specifically makes up an enriched environment, (EE), how an EE results in changes in the brain and most importantly open up a discussion of how to elevate the social and physical enrichment of…

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September 2020

APTA DE Chapter Meeting and CEU: Chronic Pain Treatment – Upgrading your Toolbox

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Agenda: 7:00 pm - APTA Delaware Chapter Update, Stacie Larkin, PT, DPT, MEd President 7:30 pm - Presentation: "Chronic Pain Treatment: Upgrading your Toolbox" Presenter: Dr. Meredith Hershey Perny, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS), Therapeutic Pain Specialist Summary: The chronic pain patient presents therapists with a unique set of clinical challenges. Dr. Perny takes her recent learnings from the Therapeutic Pain Specialist Program through EIM and puts them into a succinct program to help you…

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October 2020

APTA DE – Town Hall

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join APTA DE's Payment Chair, George Edelman, as he talks with Dr. Julia Pillsbury, candidate for Delaware Insurance Commissioner. An opportunity to submit questions will be available prior to and during this town hall.

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APTA DE – Town Hall

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trinidad Navarro was elected Insurance Commissioner in 2016. In this role, he works to ensure insurance affordability and availability for residents as well as the accountability of insurance companies. As Commissioner, he leads the office charged with protecting, educating, and advocating for Delaware residents.

The Department offers free Medicare counseling services and works on the Health Insurance Marketplace, provides arbitration services to residents, and fights and prevents fraud. The Department also ensures that insurance companies are financially sound, licenses many related professions, proposes the state’s workers’ compensation rates, helps more than a thousand companies create safer workplaces to lower their insurance rates, and so much more.

A lifelong Delawarean, Commissioner Navarro has an extensive record of public service. He served over 20 years with the New Castle County Police and was elected New Castle County Sheriff in 2010. While a police officer, he received the department’s distinguished Medal of Valor.

His passion for service brings him here today.

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