September 2020
 September 14, 2020 @ 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM ET

The Professional Development Day planned for April was canceled due to COVID-19.  The same course content has been revised and will be provided as virtual on-demand sessions. Registration will give participants access to all sessions for up to 6 weeks.  

Registration for this event must be completed by 5pm September 14. Those who register will be given instructions with links to the course content. This content will be available for viewing until October 30. All must take a post-test to receive a certificate.

CLICK HERE to register.  

CLICK HERE for the course brochure:  Download file

Course Description: Clinical education is an important component of the professional preparation of student physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. This on-line, on-demand course will provide participants with key updates related to student supervision, professional behaviors, and mentoring Gen Z students in clinical education. This course meets the State of Michigan re-licensure requirement for pain management.

Course Sessions:

Pain Management Leonard Van Gelder

Student Supervision Karen Ozga

Professional Behaviors Karen Grossnickle

Mentoring Gen Z Students Erica Sherman

Post-Test, Evaluation, & Certificate

October 2020
 October 9, 2020 @ 7:00 AM to October 10, 2020 @ 5:00 PM

 Due to COVID-19 we will move to a virtual format for the 2020 Fall Conference.  Additional Information will be available soon.   

Research Day

Now accepting abstract and presentation proposals for Research Day.  Deadline for poster/platform abstract submission is July 1.  Deadline for posters only is August 1.    Click below for the following:

General Programming

Registration will open in the Summer.  Exhibitors should contact mpta@mpta.com with questions.  

 October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM ET

Our annual meeting will be held virtually.  Full details will be sent to members via email.  

 October 16, 2020 @ 12:00 AM to October 18, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
  1. The APTE and ACAPT Educational Leadership Conference (ELC) is October 16-18, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Information can be found at https://educationalleadershipconference.org/events/annual-conference/2020/
 October 29, 2020 @ 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM ET

APTA Michigan’s Clinical Education Consortium (CEC) would like you to save the date for our fall meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:30-4:30 PM. In an effort to allow more individuals the opportunity to attend and with considerations for COVID-19, we will be having this meeting in an online format. ALL persons interested in clinical education are welcome to attend! An agenda with details on the business portion, discussion items and educational content, as well as the meeting link, will be sent out at a later date.

Please contact any of the CEC officers with any questions or agenda items you may have.

Thank you!

Ashley Van Dam – CEC Co-President: Ashley.VanDam@spectrumhealth.org

Karen Berg – CEC Co-President: Karberg@umich.edu

November 2020
 November 5, 2020 to November 6, 2020

APTA Level 1 Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program Nov. 5-6, 2020 University of Michigan-Flint. Please contact Yulelissa Munger at ymunger@umich.edu with any questions.

Please visit https://www.apta.org/CCIP/ for more information on the CCIP Level 1 & Level 2 programs and for a national list of upcoming offerings.

March 2021
 March 26, 2021 @ 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location:  Kalamazoo Radisson Hotel

Registration will open in 2021

 March 27, 2021 @ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location:  Kalamazoo Radisson Hotel

Registration will open in 2021

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

The 2021 Fall Conference will be held at Motor City Casino in Detroit.  Registration will open in July 2021.  Exhibitors should send inquiries to contact@aptami.org.  

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