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(Last Updated: 10/29/2013)




Hudson Valley District NYPTA

Save the dates! 

Here is a list of the upcoming meetings for the Hudson Valley District:

January 22nd - District phone conference 6:30pm (605)-475-4700 access code: 1065840#

March 3rd - Continuing education lecture at Burke Rehabilitation room G-41

April 5th - Target date for Spring Mini-conference

Details for the continuing education lecture and Mini-conference will be forthcoming. 


For more information, contact Matt Marucci at mattmarucci@hotmail.com


'An Inservice on Lee Silverman's BIG Training for Parkinson's Disease'

by:   Sandy Fini, PT

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Jeanne LaVigne New Active Member Award

This Award is presented annually to a member of the Hudson Valley District who has become newly active in District activities to honor their representation of the profession and the professional association. The winner exemplifies the attributes embodied by NYPTA Past President and long time Hudson Valley District Membership Coordinator Jeanne LaVigne.

Winners:

2010: Susan Riordan, PT, ATC

2011-12:  Jennifer Zaleskie PT


 IT IS ONLY THROUGH YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND FEEDBACK THAT THIS NEWSLETTER WILL BEST SERVE THE NEEDS OF OUR DISTRICT MEMBERSHIP. WE HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON!


ATTENTION HUDSON VALLEY DISTRICT MEMBERS!!

If you or your colleagues are planning to hold an activity and would like it announced on the district website please e-mail Anne-Marie Sirois at amsirois@optonline.net or Matt Marucci at  mmarucci@lnewcastlept.net.

If you have already held an event please send the information and/or pictures to be put on our website.



HUDSON VALLEY DISTRICT NYPTA

Budget Information

Dear Hudson Valley District Members:
 

I hope this message finds you well.

Our district’s Budget Policy and Procedure requires that:

  1. The District’s Executive Committee to generate a proposed District budget for the ensuing fiscal year (January 1 through December 31);

  2. The proposed budget will be published and distributed, either in print or electronically, to the membership;

  3. Membership must have not less than 30 days to review and comment to the District Treasurer concerning the proposed budget;

  4. Approval of a final budget must be completed no later than December 31 prior to the fiscal year for which the budget has been approved.

  5. The District Executive Committee shall approve a final budget (as amended if necessary) by formal vote, which shall be recorded in the meeting minutes of the meeting at which the budget is approved.


This email is to let you know that a copy of the proposed 2014 budget for the Hudson Valley District has been uploaded, for your review, along with a copy of the Budget Policy and Procedure. The budget is annotated so that you can understand more easily how the proposed numbers were determined. Please contact the district treasurer (Janet Dolot, PT, DPT, OCS) with any questions or comments you have, at: Janet_Dolot@NYMC.edu. You have until December 1 to submit your questions and comments.
 

Thank you,
Janet Dolot, PT, DPT, OCS
On behalf of the Executive Committee, Hudson Valley District


Benefits of Belonging

Continuing Education

Audio Conferences – Members 40% off regular price
Home Study courses – Members 40% off regular price

Publications

Physical Therapy – Journal of the APTA
     Annual subscription
     Free to Members
     $90 for non-members
PT – Magazine of Physical Therapy
     Annual subscription
     Free to Members
     $80 for non-members
PT Bulletin Online
     Free to members

Specialist Certification

Board-Certified clinical specialist – Reduced application fee for members

Find a PT

To be included in this database you must be a member and self subscribe

PT e-clips

Free to members.
Each e-issue full of dozens of links to the most current PT and health care-related Journal articles, news stories, research resources, report and survey results, Web sites, grant announcements and more

Hooked on Evidence

Free to members
APTA members have access to Open Door, which allows access to evidence based resources.
More info is available at: http://www.hookedonevidence.org/search.cfm

Meetings

Combined Sections Meeting
Annual conference & Exposition
Preview 2020

Member Benefit (discounted or group pricing)

HPSO - Professional liability insurance
GEICO - auto insurance plan
Marsh - Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-term Care Insurance and more
Bank of America Credit cards

ALL THIS AND MORE FOR $1.28 PER DAY FOR PT’S
AND $.83 PER DAY FOR PTA’S

HOW CAN YOU AFFORD NOT TO JOIN?????

HOW CAN YOU RESIST NOT GETTING INVOLVED WITH YOUR PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION?


Hudson Valley District Bylaws


Educational Opportunities

Massive Rotator Cuff Handouts


UPCOMING MEETINGS

Hudson Valley District Autumn Course

The Knee: functional assessments, imaging, interventions, and special topics

Speakers:

Course coordinator: Rich Westrick
Michael Crowell, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT
Scott Dembowski, PT, OCS, SCS
Michael Garrison, PT, OCS, SCS
Kathleen Glenesk, PT, DPT, CSCS
Nathan Shepard, PT, OCS, SCS
Richard Westrick, PT, DSc, OCS, SCS

Download the schedule

Location: West Point
Date: November 23, 2013
Registration begins at 8:30; course 9:00am - 1:30pm with an optional additional course from 1:30-2:30p - see attached course schedule.
Fees: APTA members $100;  Student members $50; PT/PTA non-members $150; Student non-members $75.00

Registration: To register, please fill out the registration form

(Students, please enter 999999 for your license number to register)

For more information, contact Jennifer Zaleskie at jazaleskie@gmail.com


Meeting Minutes

2011

March 15, 2011
February 22, 2011

STUDY GROUP INFORMATION

ORTHOPEDIC STUDY GROUP
Contact person: Beth Duggan PT MS OCS (w) 845-786-4177 or (h) 914-526-8855; or Duggane@helenhayeshosp.org.

The Orthopedic Study Group (OSG) of the Hudson Valley District has been active since the fall of 1994. The group discusses a wide range of issues pertinent to Orthopedic physical therapy. Currently, the OSG is open to both District members and non-members.

The orthopedic study group is a group of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants that meet once a month to share ideas, exchange information and practice techniques. The OSG is a participatory group that expects each member to provide one presentation to the rest of the group.

 

Please call or email Beth Duggan at duggane@helenhayeshosp.org to confirm the meeting date. For further information or to join the group, please contact Beth Duggan at the above email address.


PEDIATRIC STUDY GROUP

Chairperson: Linda H. Fuller, PT, PCS

The Pediatric Study Group is organized as a group discussion, where everybody comes with some information to share on the topic, with a moderator leading the discussion. That is why there are no "speakers" listed next to the topic listed. Linda Fuller, via e-mail, organizes the meeting so that there are therapists with differing ideas, etc. at each meeting.

All meetings will be held at 7:30 pm.

LOCATION: Pediatric Physical Therapy Services
217 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
845-268-6010
pediatricphysicaltherapyservices@verizon.net

CALENDAR:

Please call or email Linda Fuller at the above address to confirm the meeting date.

For further information or to join the group, please contact Linda Fuller by email at lindafuller.pt@verizon.net.


LEGISLATIVE ISSUES

For the most current information on legislative issues, please go to the legislative section of this web site.

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Publishers/Presenters Row

Recent published study and presentations by Hudson Valley District member Louis DePasquale, PT, MA

DePasquale L, Toscano L. The Spring Scale Test: A Reliable and Valid Tool for explaining Fall History, JGPT 2009;32:(4)
Bohannon R, DePasquale L. Physical Functioning Scale of the Short-Form (SF) 36: Internal Consistency and Validity With Older Adults, JGPT; 2010:33 (1).


Presentations
APTA national Baltimore 2009 Poster The Spring Scale Test

EXPAAC Indianapolis 2010 Poster The Spring Scale Test

If you are a Hudson Valley District member who has recently published an article, presented a poster, or made a presentation at a professional meeting, or know of a District member who has done so, please notify Anne-Marie Sirois at amsirois@optonline.net.

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DISTRICT INFORMATION

Hudson Valley District Budget Process

You can read about the Hudson Valley District's Budget Process by clicking this link.

Executive Committee Members

District Chair: Matt Marucci
Vice Chair:  Jennifer Zaleskie
Treasurer: Janet Dolot
Secretary:  Nannette Hyland
Chapter Director: Kathy Birnbaum
Public Relations Coordnatori: Jennifer Zaleskie
Newsletter Coordinator: Anne-Marie Sirois
PTA liaison:Vacant
Educational Coordinator: Susan Riordan
Legislative Liaison: Stacey Rittenberg


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