OPTA Continuing Education

The Oregon Physical Therapy Association sponsors many continuing education programs that have been developed to meet the needs of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The Continuing Education Committee works diligently to provide programs that are of interest to the wide variety of specialties in physical therapy.

Register today for an exciting day of education and networking with your colleagues from across the region.  You won't want to miss it!

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at the Conference?  See below for more information....


OPTA 2018 Annual Conference 

Date: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Schedule: 
8:00 - 8:30 am - Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits & Poster Presentation
8:30 am - 5:15 pm - CE Session Presentations
12:15 - 1:30 pm - Lunch, Business Meeting & Networking

Conference Program and CE Offerings  Click here for the full conference brochure featuring the schedule of events and CE offerings and a printable registration form.

Location: 
Holiday Inn Portland South
25425 SW 95th Avenue
Wilsonville, OR 97070
(503) 682-2211
www.hiportlandsouth.com

Ready to Register?  Click here to register online

2018 Course Selections (please refer to conference brochure for detailed course information)

  • Opening Keynote with APTA Vice President, Lisa Saladin, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • An Evidence-Informed Approach to Neurodynamics – Part 1: Examination                           Presented by Robert Nee, PT, PhD, MAppSc
  • Periodization Training in a Patient with Prior History of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
    Presented by Matthew Weissbach, PT, DPT
  • Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences in Pediatric Health Histories
    Presented by Stephanie Rogers, PT, MS, PCS
  • An Evidence-Informed Approach to Neurodynamics–Part 2: Treatment
    Presented by Robert J. Nee, PT, PhD, MAppSc
  • Goal Attainment Scaling is the Best Outcomes Measure for Pediatric Physical Therapy!
    Presented by Ryan Jacobson, PT, DPT, PCS
  • Current Concepts in Wrist Rehabilitation: A Paradigm Shift in Exercise Prescription
    Presented by Brian J Wilkinson, PT, DPT, CHT
  • Understanding Pain. What It Is, What It Isn’t, & Why This Matters
    Presented by Kevin Cuccaro, D.O.
  • Early Career – Transitioning from Student to Career
    Presented by Lisa Saladin, PT, PhD, FAPTA, APTA Vice President
  • Value in Physical Therapy: Essential Components of an Alternative Payment Model
    Presented by Chris Murphy, PT
  • Implementation of High Intensity Stepping Training in the Skilled Nursing Facility Setting–Part 1
    Presented by Patrick Hennessy, PT, MPT, NCS, Jennie Miller, BS, PT, and Diane Gardner, PTA
  • Mindfulness in Physical Therapy: Practical Application for Therapists and Patients
    Presented by Veronica Moresi, PT, DPT
  • Lower Quarter Manual Therapy to Enhance Athletic Performance–Part 1
    Presented by Nicholas Hagen, PT, DPT, CSCS, SCS
  • Implementation of High Intensity Stepping Training in the Skilled Nursing Facility Setting–Part 2
    Presented by Patrick Hennessy, PT, MPT, NCS, Jennie Miller, BS, PT and Diane Gardner, PTA
  • You Have a Story to Tell: A Guide to Writing Case Reports
    Presented by Jason Brumitt, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS
  • Lower Quarter Manual Therapy to Enhance Athletic Performance–Part 2
    Presented by Nicholas Hagen, PT, DPT, CSCS, SCS


Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsoring?

Click here for complete information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities and a printable registration form.


Ready to commit to exhibit?  Click here to register online for an exhibit space or sponsorship.