Annual Conference 2021 Catalog

A certificate of attendance will be sent electronically after passing the post test for the course. 

There is not a limit on how many times a post test may be taken.


  The Quiz / Post Test can be found by clicking the title with the noted icon within each lesson. 


Learning Objectives:

  • Verbalize independently 10 tips for improving platform/online/Inservice presentations.
  • Learn resources that you can use to develop a slide deck for future presentations based on tips learned.
  • Successfully prepare for an interview in today’s online post-covid world.
  • Verbalize tips for strengthening an abstract submission for conference proceedings.
  • Verbalize 10 tips for improving poster design for conference proceedings.


Educational Credit: This course meets the requirements for three (0.3) CEUs by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Speakers: Anne Lorio and Jennifer Cline

Audience: PT/PTA/Students
Instruction Level: Basic


Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss racial bias and discrimination as it relates to inequities in pain experiences and pain care for black and brown communities
  • Recognize the impact of implicit or explicit bias in the management of patients with opioid use disorder
  • Discuss how the language we use stigmatizes patients with opioid use disorder
  • Identify one’s own implicit biases.

Educational Credit: This course meets the requirements for three (0.3) CEUs by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Speakers: Roy Film and Michael Ukoha

Audience: Health Professionals
Instruction Level: Basic

This webinar will review the  impact of social determinants of health and psychosocial factors on health disparities and inequities. Research shows that gender, race/ethnicity, level of education, environment, access to transportation, employment, socioeconomic status, and insurance are all factors that affected the likelihood of physical therapy use and recovery. In addition, being an agent of change within your organization to improve the system of care requires innovation and leadership.

Instruction Level: Basic


Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the differences in our current geriatric population through comparing and contrasting the silent generation with the early Boomers.
  • Discuss the physical activity guidelines for the older adult with emphasis on movement and fall prevention.
  • Analyze the difference between Dementia, Depression, and Delirium and understand the benefits of physical activity for each.
  • Examine the different cognitive levels and how these can inform PTs for appropriate interventions.
  • Analyze the motivation and behavior change theories with respect to encouraging participation.
  • Analyze different and fun ways to provide appropriate evidence informed interventions for clients who are cognitively challenged.
  • Demonstrate outside the box interventions to address typical geriatric PT issues such as balance, gait, strengthening. cognitive dual tasking and multi dimension interventions.

Speaker: Chris Childers BSc (Hons), MS, PhD

Audience: PT, PTA, Students

Instruction Level: Basic


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the four muscle modules observed during gait in healthy (non-neurologically involved) people.
  • Differentiate between neural, biomechanical and functional approaches to gait analysis.
  • Analyze gait of individuals post-stroke utilizing a modular approach.
  • Perform clinical assessments, including the Fugl-Meyer Quick Screen and trunk postural movement components, to measure modular complexity levels.
  • Discuss intervention strategies that focus on impaired modular patterns post-stroke.

Susan Ryerson PT, DSc & Elizabeth Ruckert PT

Audience: PT/PTA Students

Level: Intermediate 


Learning Objectives
1. Define the current evidence and established link between pelvic floor dysfunction and low back and hip pain
2. Gain an understanding of internal and external anatomy, and the relationship between lumbar spine, diaphragm, hip complex, and
pelvic floor structures.
3. Review appropriate screening outcome measures and history questions to rule in/rule out pelvic floor dysfunction for patient with
main complaint of hip and low back pain
4. Demonstrate muscle assessment including observation and external palpation appropriate for low complexity pelvic floor
5. Demonstrate techniques to integrate pelvic floor into a core coordination retraining program

Speakers: Kimberly Durant PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMP & Meghan Musick PT, DPT, OMPT 

Instruction level: Intermediate

Practice Management

Learning Objectives

  • Implement a streamlined practice structure that enhances efficiency, resulting in greater productivity.
  • Formulate more effective policies & procedures that better represent the needs of patients and personnel in today’s workforce.
  • Develop a plan of proven effective leadership strategies that you can implement immediately.
  • Apply the technique of “role-play” for expert application of the soft personnel management skills taught.

Speaker: Brian Gallagher, PT

Instruction Level: Basic

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