Defensible Documentation and Eastern District Elections
Register Map this EventMap this Event Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

 Export to Your Calendar 3/14/2018
When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6:30 PM
Where: Map this event »
Sage Colleges in Gurley Room 304
89-95 Second Street
Troy, New York 
United States
Contact: Sarah Gardner

Online registration is available until: 3/12/2018
« Go to Upcoming Event List  


Join Eastern District for Elections and 1.6 CEHs on March 14th! 


Defensible Documentation
Presented by: Laurie A Hepler, PT, MSPT, DPT, CWS


Course Description: 

This course will help the participant understand basic law terms and the requirements to establish liability in medical malpractice lawsuits brought against PT/PTA’s.  It will discuss the common allegations brought against therapists and how to make documentation legally defensible.  It will include considerations for lawful practice in NY state.


CE Credits: 
1.6 CEHs pending approval


Presenter Biography: 

Laurie Hepler is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Clinical Education in the Physical Therapy Department at The Sage Colleges in Troy, NY and is a per diem therapist at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY.  She earned her Master’s degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1995 and earned her Transitional Doctorate degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2003. She is a certified wound specialist with a special interest in burn rehabilitation.  Laurie has worked with Experts In Therapy, LLC as an expert witness responsible for case review, consultation with attorneys and provision of expert testimony in court for 9 years.



Parking Instructions:

The closest lot is called "Commuter Student Parking and Employee Parking" on the corner of 1st Street and Division Street. There will also likely be on-street parking nearby.
A parking pass will be emailed with the presentation prior to the event.





more Calendar

B/SI Winter Meeting/Program

Featured Members
Rebecca F. KalbJuly's Member Spotlight

Online Surveys
Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal