12 CEU Hours + 1 Ethics
Dates: October 22-23, 2021
Times: Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm & Saturday 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Ethics Presentation will be Saturday 7:00 - 8:00 AM.
Location:Salt Palace Convention Center
*Registration prices for in person and virtual are the same*
Aaron Keil, PT, DPT
"Medical Screening and Diagnostic Imaging for
First Contact (Direct Access) Physical Therapists."
Dr. Keil serves as clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he teaches diagnostic imaging in the doctor of physical therapy program.
He has spoken at national conferences on the topics of direct access and diagnostic imaging and has provided guidance to several institutions across the country who are pursuing these initiatives. Dr. Keil has published on the topic of implementation of diagnostic imaging in physical therapist practice and served on the authorship committee for the APTA-sponsored white paper ‘Diagnostic and Procedural Imaging in Physical Therapist Practice’.
He has functioned as a first-contact provider at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C., the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Maryland and at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Jane Sullivan, PT, DHS
"Are We Doing the Best We Can For Our Patients Post Stroke?
Using Prediction Models and Best Evidence to Optimize Care."
My clinical experience was primarily in inpatient rehabilitation - treating adults with neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord, injury, Multiple Sclerosis, and Parkinson's Disease. Currently, I teach DPT students and rehabilitation professionals in the areas of neurologic rehabilitation, electro therapy and outcome measurement employing face to face and online/blended learning formate. My research focus is in the use of outcome measurements in neurology and using electrical stimulation to increase function in adults following stroke.
I teach in the areas of neurologic rehabilitation and electrotherapy. I am interested in online and blended education formats.
My clinical focus was the treatment of adults with neurological conditions.
Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA
Free and Functional Tests and Measures for Children
with Moderate to Severe Physical Disabilities
Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA, is a physical therapist serving children and youth with medical complexity. He is a co-author and co-publisher of www.SeekFreaks.com, an evidence-based online resource for pediatric PTs, OTs, and SLPs. He is Founder and Director of www.ApplyEBP.com, a provider of live continuing education and online discussion group school-based and pediatric therapists. From January 2008 to January 2017, he served as Director of Physical Therapy for the New York City Department of Education, where he oversaw a program with over 700 physical therapists working in more than 1,500 schools. Carlo was lead author of a Special Communication on determining a student's need for school-based PT published in Pediatric Physical Therapy on October 2017. He is the project manager of research on normative data for five mobility tests for school-aged children, on which his team has published three articles in Pediatric Physical Therapy. Carlo presents nationally on various topics, including tests & measures, self-determination for children and youth with disabilities, motor learning, special education, and clinical decision-making.