NYPTA Physical Therapy Conference
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10/20/2017 to 10/21/2017
When: Friday, October 20, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: The Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick Street
Troy, New York  12180
United States
Contact: Carla Rosenbaum

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The 2017  New York Physical Therapy Association Conference
Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY
October 20 & 21, 2017 


The NYPTA Conference is a statewide education event for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Association members and non-members are welcome to attend educational sessions offering up to 13 hours of continuing education credits in two days. In addition to the educational seminars, we offer poster presentations, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall featuring suppliers from throughout the state and country who have services to offer our profession. 


join us for a pt pub night! 

Friday October 20th from 6-8pm at Brown's Brewing Company in Troy. All pub night information is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/115510005826135/ 

The event costs include your course registration, admission to the exhibit hall, a light breakfast and buffet lunch, as well as morning and afternoon coffee breaks. 

Click HERE for a printable PDF registration form. 

Don't miss the EARLY BIRD PRICES! Only available through September 25th!


Registrant Type

Early Bird
2 Day Price

through 9/25

Early Bird
1 Day Price

through 9/25

1 Day Price

9/25 - 10/11

PT Member




PTA Member




Life/Student Member




PT Non-Member




PTA Non-Member




Student Non-Member





You can win FREE conference registration!

Refer a colleague to attend the conference and ask them to include your name in the space provided on the registration form. Members that refer the most people will have their name entered to win free registration for the full two-days of programming. Winner will receive a payment refund following the event.


COURSE details and descriptions: 

This year we will offer seven full day, 6.5 credit hour continuing education courses, covering a range of topics.


Courses run from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, with breaks for coffee and lunch. Click "View sessions" above, or click here to review the course descriptions. 




Incorporating Challenging Exercise Prescription and Motor Learning Strategies to Improve Outcomes for the Geriatric and Neurologic Population 6.5 CE
JJ Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, CSRS,CEEAA

Documentation, Coding and Billing for Physical Therapy Services 6.5 CE
Rick Gawenda, PT

AM: Maximizing Movement: A Synopsis of Research Conducted Over 35 years of Clinical Practice 3.25 CE

Richard Bohannon, PT, DPT, EdD, NCS, FAPTA

PM: Research Poster Presentations 3.25 CE

Pediatric Powerhouse: Building on Your Skills with Creativity and Practical Application 6.5 CE
Amy Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

Manual Therapy Pearls from Head to Toe 6.5 CE

John Winslow, DPT, OCS, MTC, ATC

Advances and Integrative/Alternative Treatments of the Shoulder and Hip Impingement Syndromes, Including Yoga and Pilates 6.5 CE
Venise Mule Glass, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Participants should bring a yoga mat or towel from home

The ABCs of Prevention and Fitness - A Mind-Body System for Improved Patient Outcomes 6.5 CE
Vicki Gold, PT, MA

KEYNOTE:NEW in 2017!

Opioids, Apathy and Overtreatment: Epidemics Threaten the Heart of Patient Centered Care

Erin K. Jackson, JD, MA


Speaker biographies

Read about each of our speakers here


This event will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180. Overnight hotel rooms are reserved for our group at a special rate of $149 per night, until September 17, 2017. Two options for booking are: 

Hotel check in is 3:00pm and check out is 12:00pm. 


All additional hotel information can be found at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy website.


Exhibit Hall 

The Exhibit Hall will be open 9am - 5pm on Friday and 9am - 2pm on Saturday. 


Cancellations received in writing by October 1, 2017, are refundable. A 25% administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations. 



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By registering for this event you agree that any photos taken of you may be used in NYPTA materials on the website, social media, or Empire State Newsletters. 


Email the event coordinator, Carla Rosenbaum, at CROSENBAUM@NYPTA.ORG


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