Continuing Education Topic: Fall Risk Assessment
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9/23/2014
When: 9/23/2014
6:00 PM
Where: Nazareth College
Peckham Hall Room #006
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, New York  14618
United States
Presenter: J. J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS, Andrew Opett, PT, DPT, OCS
Contact: Vicki Wilkins
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NATIONAL FALL PREVENTION DAY

Continuing Education Opportunity: Fall Risk Assessment

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Date: September 23, 2014

Time: 6:00-6:30pm NYPTA Finger Lakes District Business Meeting
6:30-8:00pm Continuing Education Topic: Fall Risk Assessment

Location: Nazareth College
Peckham Hall Room #006
4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

ABOUT OUR PRESENTERS


J. J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS

Associate Professor Nazareth College

Dr. Mowder-Tinney received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University
of Colorado, Boulder and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from University of
Miami in Florida. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy at NOVA
Southeastern University. She has over 20 years experience in a multitude of clinical
settings with the majority of experience with people with neuromuscular deficits. She is
certified as a clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy by the American Board
of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). She also has extensive training and is
certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), and received her Certified Stroke
Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS) from the American Stroke Association. She teaches the
Neuromuscular series that incorporates the onsite pro-bono clinic. In addition, she
teaches an advanced neuromuscular elective. Dr. Mowder-Tinney’s research interests
include balance and falls assessment, neurological interventions, and clinical reasoning
skills. She has served on many professional committees related specifically to neurology
and spinal cord injury rehabilitation as well as on the NYPTA program committee
wound care, and adaptive seating. She conducts nationwide seminars on the Treatment
of Patients with Neurological deficits, Spinal cord injuries, Balance Challenges and
Parkinson’s Disease.



Andrew Opett, PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Assistant Professor Nazareth College

Andrew Opett received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from SUNY Geneseo
(1996), a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from Nazareth College (2000),
and a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Nazareth College (2001). He
completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at SUNY Upstate Medical
University in August 2012. Dr. Opett teaches course content in Human Gross
Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Differential Diagnosis and Pharmacology, and laboratory
sections for Musculoskeletal Management. He also continues to practice outpatient
orthopedic physical therapy part time in the Rochester area. He is board certified as a
clinical specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical
Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), and as a certified kinesiotaping practitioner by the
Kinesiotaping Association of America. Dr. Opett serves as the chair of the Ethics
Committee and a member of the Awards Committee for the New York State Physical
Therapy Association. He has also served as a delegate from the Finger Lakes Chapter
for the last 8 years to the NYPTA at the annual Delegate Assembly. He was also
honored as the recipient of the Nazareth College G.O.L.D. Award (Graduate of the
Last Decade) in 2010.

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