October 2021
 October 25, 2021 @ 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM ET

TITLE: APTA-MI ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING with 1 hour Panel Discussion and 1 hour CEU course.

Date: October, 25 2021.

Time : 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom

REGISTER HERE

The first hour (7 pm - 8 pm) of the meeting will be a panel discussion from speakers from APTA-MI SIGs/committees. The second hour (8 pm- 9 pm) is the FREE 1.0 CEU course "iKNOW-PT: Integrating Knowledge Translation Across Physical Therapy Practice Settings” by speakers from the University of Michigan-Flint. Please join us for this two-hour event. All registered participants will enter in a raffle for free giveaways.

Continuing Education Course

Title: iKNOW-PT: Integrating Knowledge Translation Across Physical Therapy Practice Settings - 1.0 CEU

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Define knowledge translation and describe the knowledge to action cycle.
  2. Summarize knowledge translation principles across practice and specialty settings including outpatient orthopedic, outpatient neurological clinic, and in the community setting.
  3. Identify knowledge translation opportunities within their own setting.

Speaker Biographies:

Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, Board Certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy, is an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Michigan-Flint. As the team lead of the Integrating KNOWledge Translation (iKNOW) lab, Dr. Yorke research interests are in translating evidence based practices to clinical, community, and academic settings. In addition, Dr. Yorke is interested in further understanding interprofessional collaborative practice in both education and in the clinic.

Suzanne Trojanowski, PT, DPT, Board Certified in Neurologic Physical Therapy, is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Michigan Flint. Dr. Trojanowski is also a board-certified clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy. Her clinical background is in both acute care and inpatient rehabilitation with expertise in stroke and

acquired brain injury. Her research interest is in knowledge translation and interprofessional education.

Leslie M. Smith, PT, DPT, Board Certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Specialist, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Michigan- Flint. Dr. Smith’s clinical background is in acute and home health care with a focus on wound care, lymphedema, cardiovascular, and pulmonary rehabilitation. Currently, she is working on a project for improving the frequency of outpatient therapist screening for blood pressures as part of their initial examination. Knowledge translation is a useful intervention that can be implemented into outpatient physical therapy clinics with an aim to improve the frequency of blood pressure monitoring.

William Suits, PT, DPT, Board Certified Sports and Orthopedics Clinical Specialist, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Michigan-Flint. His clinical background is in orthopedics and sports physical therapy. His research interests are in the development and physical therapy management of hip injuries in young adults, and reducing the risk of injury in athletes. He is currently working on a knowledge translation project with a local youth soccer organization to facilitate implementation of an ACL injury risk reduction program.

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

 

October 2022
 October 21, 2022 @ 8:00 AM to October 22, 2022 @ 5:00 PM ET

Join us at Boyne Mountain Resort!  More details available in 2022.  

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