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Check out our recent Presentation! And Earn CE credits!


Jim Smith PT, DPT of Utica College gave a very informative presentation on Post-Intensive Care Syndrome at our last Central District Meeting on 11/6/17. We want to share it with all those who were not able to attend the meeting in person or via webcast. The opportunity to view the presentation and earn 1.2 CE credits will be available until 11/20/17.


1. Watch the recording of the presentation at the following link (please be aware that there is a momentary lapse in audio mid-way through but it does return):



2. Then fill out the evaluation form at the following link:



3. You will receive instructions regarding how to send in payment for the CE credits after you complete the evaluation form. The fee is $10.00 for APTA members and $30.00 for non-members.


Thank you.

Central District of NYPTA





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David M. Hawley wrote on the Districts: Central wall: Central District will be holding a webinar on Wednesday January 17th at 6:30pm. Presenter: Jonathan Small PT, DPT, Director of Central District NYPTA. Title: Current review of Lumbar and Cervical Spine Etiologies and Treatments in the Literature. This presentation is being offered as a webcast through JoinMe. To register please click on the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/fqabPjdEar3NVWJ93 CE credits will be earned following the viewing of the presentation and subsequent submission of an evaluation form. The presentation /CEUs are FREE for APTA members and $15 for non-APTA members. If you have any question please contact Brittany Simpson at wola6062@utica.edu.
Posted Wednesday, January 3, 2018
David M. Hawley wrote on the Districts: Central wall: The Team at Upstate PM&R is looking for Per Diem Physical Therapists to work a minimum of 1 weekend per month in acute care or inpatient rehabilitation. For more details, go to the Upstate website to learn more and apply. https://jobsatupstate.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=712162
Posted Monday, January 1, 2018
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Posted Monday, September 11, 2017
David M. Hawley wrote on the Districts: Central wall: Join us for our next meeting. Dr. Erin Wentz will be presenting "Tummy time training every day keeps the delays at bay". Course description: This course will present the evidence on the impact of structured (deliberate) tummy time training in young infants with typical development as well as in young infants with Down syndrome. Recommendations to implement tummy time training successfully as well as advice that can be given by pediatric practitioners will be discussed. When: September 13th at 6:30 Where: Upstate Medical University, New Academic Building (NAB) Rm 3334.
Posted Tuesday, September 5, 2017
David M. Hawley wrote on the Districts: Central wall: Join us for our next Central District Meeting on April 12th at 630 PM, "Dancing with dementia: Learning to partner with your patient”. Our meeting will be at Carbone Auditorium Utica College 1600 Burrstone Ave. Utica, NY 13502, and we will hold elections for Co-Chair, Vice Chair, Corresponding Secretary, and the Nominating Committee.
Posted Monday, April 3, 2017
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