May 2021
 May 18, 2021 @ 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

This will be a virtual meeting.  Contact the DACEF chair Erica Sherman for the invitation link at

 May 20, 2021 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM ET

Free for Members!  $10 for Non- Members

Register HERE

Defending the Documentation

May 20, 7pm – 8:30pm

Zoom Webinar – 1.5 CEUS/PDR Credits

Are you interested in learning how your therapy documentation can impact a medical review for Medicare payment? If yes, then join Wisconsin Physician Service (WPS) Government Health Administrators (GHA) for an interactive teleconference on Medicare guidelines and appropriate documentation of skilled therapy services.

After the teleconference you will be able to:

· Identify principles to assist in improving documentation

· Understand how documentation is viewed through the eyes of a nurse reviewer


Speaker:  Mary Sue Gardner

RN/BSN, Specialist Outreach & Education – RN – Over 19 years of Medicare Experience

Mary Sue joined the POE team in 2007 and before this worked in the Medical Review department. She provides clinical education in all WPS contracts of work throughout the United State. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN/BSN) from Methodist College of Nursing, in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to working in Medicare, Mary Sue spent many years practicing clinically in various inpatient and outpatient settings.

June 2021
 June 1, 2021 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM ET

Join the DEI Committee and the Centennial Task Force for a social with two special guests who will share their experiences.    

Registration is FREE but required to participate.  Click HERE for more information and registration. 

September 2021
 September 15, 2021 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET

WMCEF Meeting September 15, 2021 from 3:00-5:00 pm. Please contact WMCEF Chair Karen Ozga at for more information.

October 2021
 October 15, 2021 @ 8:00 AM to October 16, 2021 @ 5:00 PM ET

Research Abstracts - Submission Deadline May 21, 2021

The MPTA Institute for Education and Research invites PT’s, PTA’s, PT students, and PTA students to present their research findings as a poster or as a platform presentation for the APTA Michigan Research Day. For submission details see the documents below:

Document 1 – Call for Research Abstracts Download file

Document 2 – Research Abstract Submission Form  Download file

Evidenced-Based Practice Presentations - Submission Deadline May 21, 2021

The MPTA Institute for Education and Research encourages the submission of presentations for evidence-based practice updates for the APTA Michigan Research Day. Evidence-based practice presentations are one-hour presentations of updates, changes or recommendations for clinical practice based on current evidence. For submission details see the documents below.

Document 1 – Call for Evidence-Based Practice Presentations Download file

Document 2 – Presentation Submission form Download file


Conference Information

Course Submissions will be accepted until June 1.  Please complete this form.  Download file

The 2021 Fall Conference will be held at Motor City Casino in Detroit.  Registration will open in July 2021.  Exhibitor Registration for this conference will open after our Spring Conference.  Information and registration for exhibitors will be found here:

To reserve a room in the APTA Michigan Room Block, visit this website:  You can also call 313-237-7711 to speak with a guest services associate to make a reservation.  The code for phone reservations is101421APTA or APTA Michigan.  The cost for a double or king room is $159/night.  


 October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM ET

CEC Networking Breakfast October 16, 2021 from 7:00-8:00 am at the APTA MI Fall Conference Motor City Casino.

November 2021
 November 11, 2021 @ 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM ET

CEC Meeting November 11, 2021 from 2:30 – 5:00 pm. This will be a virtual meeting.

Contact CEC Co-President Karen Berg for the Zoom invitation link at

March 2022
 March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET

Save the date!  More details will follow in early 2022.  

Event location:  Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo

 March 19, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET

Save the Date!  More details to follow in early 2022

Event Location:  Radisson Hotel in Kalamazoo


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