February 2020
 February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Title: Pain Self-Management: A Physical Therapy Toolbox (Good for 1 CEU!)

Speaker James Stark PT, MSPT Founding Chair of the MPTA Pain SIG and founder of Aphora Pain Education

Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

**Parking passes are available for the Finklestein lot.

Please register via the link below by February 16 so we have an estimated attendance.  Registration is free, but required.

https://mpta.com?jcwugu

March 2020
 March 13, 2020 to March 14, 2020

APTA Level 1 Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) March 13-14, 2020 in Grand Rapids, MI at Grand Valley State University.  Please contact Karen Ozga at ozgak@gvsu.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 20, 2020 to March 21, 2020

Registration is OPEN!  

Friday, March 20:  Student Conclave - Click HERE to Register

Saturday, March 21:  Spring Conference/Pain Summit - Click HERE to Register

Location: Ann Arbor Marriott Eagle Crest Resort

 March 24, 2020

Please sign up to participate in this event by completing the form found here:  https://forms.gle/5EFAv9VhQXNxsk2H6

We will be setting up appointments with legislators so please make sure you list your voting address and the correct legislators for your voting district.  

The general schedule for the day is below:

8am - Issue briefing

9am - 2:30pm - Office Visits

Noon - 1:30pm - Lunch with Legislators in the Capitol

 March 26, 2020

Announcing the first MPTA Student Advocacy Dinner.  Join other students for dinner and hear from legislators and leaders about issues important to physical therapy.

Location: GVSU exact room TBD

More information will be available soon!

April 2020
 April 18, 2020

CI Professional Development Day on April 18, 2020  - CLICK HERE for more information and registration.  

7:30 am to 12:30 pm - Continental Breakfast Provided

Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center:  8811 & 8812

Spectrum Health Hospitals

100 Michigan St. NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Course Schedule:

7:30 – 8:00

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 – 8:50

Pain Management

Leonard Van Gelder

9:00 – 9:50

Student Supervision

Karen Ozga

10:00 – 10:15

Break

 

10:15 – 11:05

Professional Behaviors

Karen Grossnickle

11:15 – 12:05

Mentoring Gen Z Students

Erica Sherman

12:15 – 12:30

Post-Test, Evaluation, & Certificate

 

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

May 2020
 May 7, 2020 to May 8, 2020
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APTA Level 2 Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program May 7-8, 2020 in Detroit, MI at Wayne State University.  Please contact Martha Schiller at martha.schiller@wayne.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.

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

Join physical therapy professionals from all over the state for two days of programming.  

Friday, October 9:  Research Day

Now accepting abstract and presentation proposals for Research Day.  Deadline for submission is May 8.  Click below for the following:

Saturday, October 10:  General Programming

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

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.

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