NYC Student Conclave
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When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: Hunter College - Brookdale Campus
425 East 25th Street
New York, New York  10010
United States
Contact: Emily Rubin & Maxwell Dunfey

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NYC Student Conclave

Join us for a one-day conference for student PT/PTAs in the NY region. Expect a day of great speakers, opportunities to network with peers and mentors, and ample time to ask questions about your career outside of the classroom. 


Check-in begins 8:00AM. Please arrive before 8:45AM. Bring an ID for check-in. Consider bringing a resume for networking at lunch.


Members: $15
Non-Members: $25


Registration Deadlines:
Pre-registration online is now closed, but on-site registration is available at the event. 


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Schedule and Sessions are listed below: 


9:00 - 10:00 am

Course: What You Didn’t Learn in School and How it Can Set You up for Success

Presenter: Dr. Karen Litzy, PT, DPT - Owner, Karen Litzy Physical Therapy, PLLC


10:30 - 11:15 am


Course: The Unlearning Process: Concussion, Healthcare, and a Physical Therapist’s Journey to Flip Medical Education
Presenter: Jessica Schwartz, PT, DPT, CSCS - Program Director, Evidence In Motion Concussion Management Certification. National Spokeswoman, APTA


Course: Value Based Management of Low Back Pain in an Urban Hospital Setting 

Presenter: Mia Palazzo, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT - Program Manager of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Sports Performance, NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

Course: Wanderlust PTs’ Travel Therapy 101
Presenters: Jessica Renzi, PT, DPT, CYT-200 & Gabe Renzi, PT, DPT, CKTP, CYT-200 - Creators, WanderlustPT


Course: The Start of Your Career: Establishing Goals for Success
Presenter: Heather Cronin PT, DPT, GCS - Coordinator for Physical Therapy Mentor Services, Fox Rehabilitation


11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Course: What Happens After Rehab?
Presenter: Lawrence Harding, PT - President, Spinal Mobility. Developer, Spinal Mobility Technique. Director of Fitness, The Axis Project

Course: Integrating Yoga into Physical Therapy

Presenter: Venise Mule-Glass, PT, MA, DPT, OCS, CSCS, cpt, RYT-200 - Owner/Director, Sunshine Physical Therapy. HSS Credentialed Advanced Hip Clinician. Chairperson, Council of Licensed Physiotherapists of NYS


Course: Managing Student Loan Debt

Presenter: Jennifer Rondon, Manager of Business Development, APTA


Course: Tough to Treat: How to Grow Your Expert Status, Confidence & Revenue by Learning to Treat the Complex Patient

Presenter: Erica Meloe, PT, OCS, COMT, MBA, MA - Director, Velocity Physiotherapy

12:30 - 2:30 pm:  Lunch, which will include below presentation from NYPTA President. 

1:00 - 1:30 pm


Course: Your Professional Organization: An Update
Presenter: Michael Mattia PT, DPT, MS, MHA, President, NYPTA


2:30 - 3:15 pm


Course: Swim, Bike, Run: Biomechanics of the Triathlete
Presenter: James Koo, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT - PT Supervisor, NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

Course:10 Keys of Leadership
Presenter:  Dan Rootenberg, PT, DPT, CSCS - Chief Executive Officer, SPEAR Physical Therapy

Course: What is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?...and Marketing Strategies!

Presenter: Amy Stein, PT, DPT, BCB-PMD, IF - Owner and Founder, Beyond Basics Physical Therapy. Author, Heal Pelvic Pain. President, International Pelvic Pain Society


Course: Residency and Fellowship Education
Presenter: Frank Hoeffner PT,DPT,OCS,CSCS - Regional Clinical Excellence Director & Orthopedic Residency Director, Professional Physical Therapy


3:45 - 4:30 pm

Course: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Neck Pain
Presenter: Michael Masaracchio PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT - Associate Professor and Director of Anatomy Lab, Long Island University. Senior Staff PT, Masefield Cavallaro Physical Therapy. 
Co-Founder, C&M OrthoSports

Presenter: Steve Caronia PT, DPT, OCS, COMT - Assistant Professor, Long Island University. Co-Founder, C&M OrthoSports

Course: Be an Advocate for Physical Therapy- 2018 Federal Affairs and Your Role in Making a Difference

Presenter: Doreen Frank, PT - NYPTA Federal Affairs Liaison. NYPTA Eastern District, Legislative Liaison. Co-founder, Columbia Physical Therapy


Course: It’s Not You, It’s the Test

Presenter: Abby Bales DPT, PT, CSCS - Owner, Reform Physical Therapy


Course: The PT Hustle
Presenter: Kellen Scantlebury PT, DPT - President and C.E.O, Fit Club Physical Therapy and Sports Performance


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