Fall Conference

APTA Utah 47th Annual Fall Conference

October 28-29, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah


Fall Conference Attendee Page - LINK

12 CEU Hours + 1 Ethics

Ethics Presentation:
Nikki Pappas, "Setting Boundaries with Friends and Foes"

Dates: October 28-29, 2022
Times: Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm & Saturday 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Pediatric Track is Saturday Only

Ethics Presentation will be Saturday 7:00 - 8:00 AM.

Location: Sheraton SLC

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION - PLEASE CLICK HERE

Submit an award nomination HERE.

Board Nomination Form HERE

Research Submissions HERE

*Registration prices for in person and virtual are the same*

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*All tracks will be live streamed*

*NO CANCELLATIONS AFTER 10/15*

For hotel reservations at the Sheraton SLC for $129 per night, please see below:


LINK TO BOOK ROOM

ORTHO TRACK
Dan Lorenz, DPT, PT, ATC, LAT, CSCS
"Upper & Lower Extremity Update"

Course Overview

The Lower Extremity Update is a one-day course the covers that major lower extremity orthopedic and sports conditions including but not limited to: tendinopathies, ankle/foot pathologies, patellofemoral pain syndrome, ACL reconstructions, meniscus tears/repairs, and hip labral repairs/FAI. The attendee will get the best available research to inform their practice as well as sound exercise progressions. For some clinicians, this may be a review of key principles, while others may find the information relatively new. Either way, attendees will leave this course confident in their ability to tackle lower extremity pathologies on Monday in the clinic/training room/rehabilitation setting.

Dan Lorenz, DPT, PT, ATC, LAT, CSCS is the Director of Sports Medicine at Lawrence Memorial Hospital/OrthoKS in Lawrence, KS. Previously, he was an owner and Director of Physical Therapy for Specialists in Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (SSOR), an outpatient physical therapy practice based in Overland Park, KS with three locations. He has a B.S. in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Grand Valley State University in 1999 and a M.S in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State in 2001. In 1997, he was an athletic training intern for the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball team. From 2004-2005, he completed the Duke University Sports Physical Therapy Fellowship.Formerly, he was an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2005-2007.In 2009, he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, FL. He was the founder and Chair of the Sports Performance Enhancement Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy for 6 years. Dr. Lorenz has been published several times in peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited speaker numerous times at local, state, and national conferences in sports medicine. In 2018, Dan was recognized by the NSCA as the Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Professional of the Year and in 2014, he was awarded the inaugural Distinguished Physical Therapy Alumni Award from Grand Valley State University.


Neuro Track

Ryan Knight, PT, DPT & Heather Hayes, DPT, PhD

"Moving Forward, Using Evidence to Elevate Your Practice,
Patient Outcomes, and the Profession."

Ryan Knight, PT, DPT, graduated from Creighton in 2008, is currently a clinician therapist at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Omaha NE. Ryan also serves as the Stroke Program Leader at the Madonna Omaha campus. Professional responsibilities include clinical practice, program development, quality control and improvement, mentorship/teaching, maintaining CARF accreditation standards, implementing evidence-based practices as recommended by national professional organizations. Ryan has worked in nearly all settings of care, though over the last 6 years has found a passion for the inpatient neuro-rehab setting. Ryan has been working both formally and informally with research groups to implement relevant knowledge and tools within his organization to improve the value of service being provided and improve the patient experience and outcomes as a result. Ryan is co-chair of the ANPT‘s ’Moving Forward Knowledge Translation Task Force‘. This group is also in charge of the ANPT‘s national campaign known as ’Evidence Elevates‘. Ryan has presented several internal CEU courses at Madonna Rehab Hospital and recently on a national stage at CSM in 2022; Rethinking the Tools in the Toolbox? Evidence-Based Strategies to Move Forward in Neurological Rehabilitation.


Heather Hayes, DPT, PhD, NCS, CSRS, CEEAA is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. She received her DPT from Northern Arizona University and her PhD in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis on motor learning from the University of Utah. She has 17 years of clinical experience focused on Neurologic Rehabilitation in the outpatient setting. She is passionate about the care that stroke survivors receive and seeks to provide opportunities beyond traditional rehabilitation. She has focused on applying current evidence into practice, which she has achieved by creating wellness programs and a 2-week intensive camp program for stroke survivors. Her current research is focused on discharge placement after an acute stroke, cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation, and long-term outcomes of patients post-stroke. She has been the chair of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT), Stroke Special Interest Group for the past 6 years and now serves as a member of the ANPT Moving Forward, Knowledge Translation Task Force.



Pediatric Track
SATURDAY ONLY

Ginny Paleg
"Move to Participate: Evidence Update for Children Across the Lifespan"

Ginny Paleg is a pediatric physiotherapist from Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.  For the past 17 years, she has worked with children aged 0-3 years in homes and childcare.  Ginny earned her master‘s degree in physical therapy at Emory University and her DScPT at the University of Maryland

Baltimore.    Ginny specializes in posture and mobility assessment and

interventions for children at GMFCS Levels IV and V.  She is certified in Prechtl General Movement Assessment (GMA) and the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Exam (HINE) and trained in Routines Based Interventions

(McMaster) and coaching (Sheldon and Rush).  She has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles on standers, supported stepping devices, and power mobility.  She is the lead author for the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy Hypotonia Care Pathway and the Chair of the AACPDM Communications Committee. She served on the Scientific Committees for the AACPDM and EACD in 2022.

Tuition Rates:


APTA Utah Members

Before September 1st

After September 1st

Non Members

Before September 1st

After September 1st

PT

$350

$400

PT

$450

$500

PTA

$300

$350

PTA

$400

$450

One Day Only

$225

$225

One Day Only

$275

$275

Senior (over 65)

$75

$75

Senior (over 65)

$125

$125

Student$25$25Student$50$50

46th Annual Fall Conference Highlights

  • Local and National Exhibitors

  • APTA Utah Business Meeting Luncheon Friday

  • Research Presentations on Saturday