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July 2020

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

July 21, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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November 2020

APTA DE – Annual Meeting

November 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$5 – $75

2020 Annual Meeting and Conference (Online) “Time to Innovate” CEUs: .45 (4.50 hours) Click here to register Program Agenda 9:00 am Welcome & Organizational Update – Stacie Larkin, APTA DE President APTA Delaware Update Election Results Awards 9:30 am   Mission, Vision, Advocacy Keynote Speaker: Matthew Hyland, PT, PhD, MPA, Vice President, American Physical Therapy Association 10:15 am Topic 1 – Simplifying Evidence Based Application of Blood Flow Restriction Speaker: Fred Breidenbach, PT, DPT, SCS, Physical Therapist Board Certified Clinical…

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December 2020

CPR Training

December 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Performance Physical Therapy & Fitness, 720 Yorklyn Road ##150
Hockessin, DE 19707 United States
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With licensure renewal coming up, we wanted to offer an opportunity for members to attend a CPR recertification course. We are still awaiting word from Geoff Christ, Director of the Division of Professional Regulation, to find out if there will be an extension for completing a CPR training, as had been offered for 2020 (see this letter dated 3/19/20). Nonetheless, we have created the opportunity for people to take a hybrid version of CPR recertification. The educational component will be…

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March 2021

2nd Stage Labor & The Pelvic Floor for Healthcare Professionals (2 CEs)

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How to push safely and effectively and protect the perineum for birth. APTADE members use promo code DPTA25 (If you are not an active member of the APTA Delaware, please do not use this code) Research shows that the excess force from long periods of breath holding while sustaining pushing can be harmful to the perineum, resulting in tears and weaker pelvic floor muscles, months or years after birth. This class will cover the relationship between the baby and the pelvis…

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The ABCs of Behavior: Engaging Children with Positive Behavior Strategies (1.5 CEs)

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

APTA DE members use promo code DPTA20 (If you are not an active member of the APTA Delaware, please do not use this code) Pediatric physical therapists frequently encounter children who are difficult to serve due to their “challenging” behaviors. Challenging behaviors can be frustrating as therapists generally report a lack of preparation for managing these behaviors. This session will focus on identifying the key characteristics of behavior and influences that may impact behavior during therapy sessions. Attendees will be introduced…

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Thoracic Spine Function for Upper Extremity Function (1 CE)

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

APTA DE members use promo code DPTA15 (If you are not an active member of the APTA Delaware, please do not use this code) The thoracic spine is an important link between the lower and upper body. This course will educate the physical therapist and the physical therapist assistant on thoracic spine mechanics as they relate to overhead upper extremity movement. A review of the anatomy of the thoracic spine and scapulothoracic joint will be presented. Additionally, the surrounding musculature will…

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April 2021

Sars-Cov-2 and the Disparate Effects of COVID-19 Among People of Color (1.5 CEs)

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This presentation will provide an introduction to the biology of coronaviruses, emphasizing SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This will include the transmission and effects of infection and the disproportionate prevalence of disease in people of color. The presentation will also focus on COVID-19, the immune response, and will investigate increased mortality in communities of color. Also included will be the mitigation efforts and a comparison of the action of the available vaccines. ABOUT THE SPEAKER Sandra D. Adams, Ph.D.…

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Unmasking the patient who survived COVID-19: A cardiopulmonary perspective (1.5 CE)

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presentation Handout Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the pathophysiology of COVID-19 and its effects on the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Medical management of COVID-19 and its implications for physical therapy management will be discussed. Following, physical therapy examination and treatment techniques for the cardiovascular and pulmonary system, including how to screen for post-intensive care unit syndrome, will be reviewed.  Objectives: Understand the pathophysiology of COVID-19, including direct and indirect changes to the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Identify…

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May 2021

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (2 CEs)

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a composite of genital, urologic and sexual sequalae stemming from a hypoestrogenic state during the menopause transition. More than 50% of women experience symptoms of GSM post-menopause, negatively impacting quality of life issues regarding continence, sexual function and general well-being. Physical therapists trained in menopause-related conditions such as GSM fill a void in current healthcare education and are valuable resources for women seeking guidance and treatment to effectively manage their symptoms.  This presentation will…

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July 2021

Ethics for Clinical Practice

July 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Speaker: Cathy Ciolek, PT, DPT, GCS, President, Living Well With Dementia, LLC, Wilmington, DE Course Objectives: By the end of this presentation the learner will be able to: Discuss the ethical principles in health care Analyze case and professional examples for ethical dilemmas in everyday clinical practice Given scenarios, develop scripts for discussing ethical concerns with appropriate parties. Course Description: Ethical issues are often perceived as something that isn’t encountered on an everyday basis. However, there are real world examples that…

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