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Governor Names APTA Colorado Chapter Members Lisa Crowell & Ira Gorman Named To State PT Board

Gov. Jared Polis has named physical therapists Lisa Crowell of Highlands Ranch and Ira Gorman of Evergreen to four-year terms on the State PT Board. 

Cordelia Robinson Rosenberg of Denver was reappointed to a seat reserved for a member of the public. 

The PT board is responsible for the regulations of the practice of physical therapy in Colorado.  It also grants licenses to qualified applicants; adopts rules for the administration and enforcement of regulations; and supervises unlicensed persons by physical therapists.

Crowell is Director of Therapy Operations for Encompass Health. Gorman is Assistant Dean and Associate Professor at the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions at Regis University. 

 

 


 

What APTA is Doing Nationally...

APTA has published their PTeam Alert Newsletter for January 2020. It highlights the 2019 wins in APTA advocacy and what is on the radar for 2020. 

With the start of 2020 we begin the second and final year of the 116th U.S. Congress. Last year was filled with challenges and opportunities on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies, and they're sure to continue into this year. APTA's taking the advocacy lead on a number of bills that impact the physical therapy profession and the patients we serve that may be addressed in the 2020, including..."

APTA Colorado Members: CLICK HERE to login and read the full newsletter. 

 

Webinar Training for AIM commercial and Medicare Advantage Roll-Out in Colorado

Below is a list of upcoming training webinars for the upcoming AIM commercial and Medicare Advantage roll-out in Colorado. 

Upcoming Webinar dates/times:


Webinar registration & more information can be found on the AIM website at: https://aimproviders.com/rehabilitation/webinar/

 

PSIG Event: "The PTs Understanding and Role in Children Diagnosed as Failure to Thrive"

Course Description: This presentation will cover the diagnosis, causes and comorbidities associated with failure to thrive, otherwise known as weight faltering. A focus of the presentation will include the role of the pediatric physical therapist in evaluating and treating developmental delays resulting from/associated with failure to thrive. Core knowledge on the diagnosis will be applied to a case example.1 CE Offered! 

When: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 6:45PM - 8:30PM
Location: University of Colorado Strauss Health Sciences Library
                 Anschutz Medical Center - Reading Room
                12950 E Montview Blvd
                 Aurora, CO 80045

 

Registration Fees:
      - APTA Members: $10.00
      - Non-Members: $20.00
      - Students: FREE

For more information and to register, CLICK HERE!

 

Upcoming CE SIG Events!

 

Please join the Clinical Education Special Interest Group (CE SIG) this year for an engaging three-part series on creating a successful clinical education experience. The first session will focus on structuring the clinical experience; in the second session, participants will learn how to use questions to facilitate reflection and clinical reasoning; and we will finish the series with a panel discussion on using the CPI for assessing performance.

Part I:  “Where do I start?” Structuring your Clinical Experience to Get Off to a Good Start.
Speakers: Jenny Logan, PT, DPT, NCS, SCCE and Shelene Thomas, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS
                                    Date & Time:  November 12, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30p.m.
                                    Location: Anschutz Medical Campus
                                                     Education 2 North Room 1206

Part II:  “How, What, & Why” Using Questions to Facilitate Reflection and Clinical Reasoning
Speakers: Catherine Bilyeu, PT, DPT, OCS and Rebecca Downey, PT, DPT, CCS
                                    Date & Time:  January 15, 2020, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
                                    Location: Anschutz Medical Campus
Part III:  “Don’t Lose Sleep Over the CPI”  Assessing Student Performance 
Panel Discussion with PTs and PTAs
                                    Date & Time:  March 10, 2020, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
                                    Location: Anschutz Medical Campus
* If you would like to attend this session via Zoom Webinar, please e-mail the CE SIG [email protected] for more information!

 
* Please note:  Each session will meet the criteria for 2 hours (points) of Category I Professional Development Activities – come to all three sessions and earn 6 points!

Cost:

Type APTA Members Non-APTA Members APTA Students
Individual Sessions $10 $20 $5
All 3 Sessions (Paid in Full) $25 $40 $10

 

Click Here to Register!
 
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