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Mile High District Event - May 15: Current Issues in 2019 APTA House of Delegates

Posted: April 12, 2019

Join the Mile High District May 15 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm for the 'Current Issues in 2019 APTA House of Delegates' event. The event will be held at  Regis University with speakers will be APTA Colorado House of Delegates representatives including Scott Rezac, Chief Delegate and Cameron MacDonald, Chapter President and Delegate. Learn more and register.


PT Compact Webinar Recording

Posted: May 3, 2019

T.J. Cantwell provided the APTA Colorado Chapter education on the PT Compact. His presentation provides information on the PT Compact including an overview of the reasons for the PT Compact, eligibility requirements, resources available online, and a step-by-step walkthrough of how to verify eligibility and purchase compact privileges. This webinar is FREE to all APTA CO members and $5 for non-members. Click here to view the recording. 


59 Join/Renewed Their APTA CO Membership in March

Posted: May 3, 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined/renewed their APTA CO membership in March! 

Amber E Heckler, PT
Beth Anne Morris, PT
Brett Jaeger, PT
Caroline Creager, PT
Ceri Ann Middlemist, PT, DPT
Christopher Klukkert, SPTA
Claire Gierke, SPTA
Courtney Marie Zwetsch, PT, DPT
Crystal Elizabeth Alderfer, PT
Curtis Gerard Jackson, SPTA
Daniel Gettridge, SPTA
Denise Murphy, PT, MSPT
Elide Hernandez, SPTA
Elisabeth Amiel Brewer, PTA
Eric Mitchell Mundt, PT
Erica DeMarch, PT
Faith Filipiak, SPTA
Gregory Davis Young, PT, MPT
Ian Wingstrom, SPTA
Irene S. Rochon, PT
Jacob Chado, SPTA
James Hunter Allen, SPT
Jane Catherine Ott, PT, DPT
Jeanette M. Offutt-Lindt, PT, DPT
Jennifer Ruth Busch, SPTA
Jessica L. Crovelli, PT, DPT
JoAnne A. Baumgartner, PT
John C. Beneck, PT
Kristen Anderson, SPTA
Kylie Shafer, SPT
L. Inger Brueckner, PT
Lauren Russell, SPTA
Leesa Brady Henderson, PT, DPT
Lisa R. Ralston, PT
Lovia Dixon, SPTA
Madison Haller, PT, DPT
Mariah Gale Rickert, SPT
Mariel Little, SPT
Mario Rojas, SPTA
Melissa Amato, PT
Michael Dieter, PTA
Mitchell Dreska, PT, DPT
Mollie Marie Paquette, PT, DPT
Nicholas Duck, SPTA
Noreen Shea, PT, BSPT
Patrick Brayall, PT, DPT
Priyanka Patel, SPTA
Raina Guytan, SPTA
Robyn Blackstone Silver, PT
Sabrina Lacroix, SPTA
Sarah Higgins, SPTA
Sarina Tamura, PT, DPT
Stephanie B. Williams, PT
Steven Longendyke, SPTA
Susannah Teeuwen, SPTA
Tim Campbell, SPTA
Tony Rosales, SPTA
Zachary K. Sperry, SPT
Zachary Michael Davis, SPT

Members - - you can search the APTA CO directory by clicking here. Not a member? Please join us



Mindful Movement (Rehabilitative QiGong and Tai Chi) for PT/OT Practice

Posted: April 26, 2019

When: June 1, 2019 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Where: Regis University in Peter Claver Hall Rm 409 (Free parking in Lot 4)

Speaker: Dr. Shallyn MacDonald PT DPT FAAOMPT is a certified Rehabilitative QiGong and Tai Chi Practitioner with Specialist Training in Balance Enhancement through the Institute for Rehabilitative QiGong and Tai Chi. She has been practicing PT for 18 years in the Colorado Springs area with a passion for hands on [w]holistic practice treating the root cause of neuromusculoskeletal impairment.

Description: Mindful Movement (Rehabilitative QiGong and Tai Chi) for PT/OT Practice will provide clinicians (Physical Therapists (PT), PT Students, Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA), PTA students, Occupational Therapists (OT), OT Students, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants (COTA), COTA Students) with the skills and science behind mindful movement and its impact on balance enhancement in patients and personal practice. No prior QiGong and Tai Chi experience needed. Predominantly hands on with interspersed lecture. Objectives listed at Questions appreciated.

Category I, 8 CCUs

View the course flyer.

Register Here!


Federal Advocacy Forum 2019 Recap

Posted: April 10, 2019

An energized group of physical therapists and student physical therapists represented the APTA Colorado chapter at the annual Federal Advocacy Forum, March 31 - April 2. On Tuesday, April 2 we had meetings scheduled with Senator Bennet, Senator Gardner and 4 House members - Rep Degette, Rep Neguse, Rep Perlmutter & Rep Tipton.
We had the opportunity to discuss many policy areas:
  1. APTA public policy priorities 2019-2020
  2. Additional legislation that improves access to PT - first and early, removes barriers to PT (specific to co-pays).
  3. Adding PTs to the National Health Service Corp specific to access crucial care for acute and chronic pain. S.970 was introduced the morning of our meetings which allowed us to ask for co-sponsorship.
  4. Enhancing access to necessary PT services within Community Health Centers.
Hannah Clark, SPT was selected to join our contingent to attend this year's FAF.  APTA CO members, please see her more in-depth recap and personal reflection by clicking here
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