Education & Events
APTAMD & DCPTA Annual Conference
November 3, 2018
APTAMD & DCPTA Student Conclave
November 17, 2018
Ellicott City, MD
- APTA of Maryland Courses
- PT Day of Service
- Neuromeningeal Manipulation: An Integrative Approcach to Trauma
- PT Nights Out
- National Student Conclave October 11-13, 2018 – Providence, RI
- Combined Sections Meeting (CSM 2019) January 23-26, 2019 – Washington, DC
Date: October 11-13, 208
Location: Baltimore, MD
NM1 is a specialized course focusing on the impact of trauma and whiplash.
- Study three primary areas of trauma as they relate to whiplash: physical laws, evaluation and treatment.
- Learn the appropriate anatomy and physiology for treatment of whiplash and trauma conditions.
- Compare treatment sequence and tests for whiplash and traumatic injuries.
- Locate and release restrictions along the meningeal system.
- Assess injuries to soft tissues of the cervical region. Learn treatment protocols for optimal release.
- Understand how whiplash creates restriction patterns throughout the body.
- Identify techniques that encompass the wholebody, as it receives collision force in a whiplash injury.
Physical Therapy Day of Service
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 (9:30 am-3:00 pm)
1111 North Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA
Participation Fee: 1 pint of blood 1 blood donation can save up to 3 lives!
APTA, in conjunction with Inova Blood Donor Services, is hosting a blood drive to benefit individuals in our area. Inova Blood Donor Services supplies life-saving blood and blood products to 24 different hospitals in the Northern Virginia, Washington, DC metro area. Sign up online today!
"Get Caught Doing Good" Photo Contest
Take a photo or set of photos from your PT Day of Service community effort and send through social media using the #PTDOS hashtag the week of October 8-13, 2018. A $500 donation will be awarded for best photo to be given to the winner's charity of choice. Photos must be posted by Friday, October 19, 2018, to be considered. Twitter | Facebook
Miracles Baseball League
Saturday, October 13 (1:00 pm-2:30 pm) (adult league)
Wednesday, October 17 (4:30 pm-6:00 pm (youth league)
Nannie J Lee Recreation Center 1108 Jefferson St Alexandria, VA 22314
APTA staff and local members will be participating in the Miracle League of Alexandria baseball game Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm and Wednesday, October 17, from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm by acting as "Angels in the Outfield." Volunteers will assist Miracle League players to run bases, either running for them, pushing wheelchairs or just helping them and encouraging them along. APTA is excited to participate in this local event that helps individuals with disabilities have a fun and positive sports experience. Sign up to be an 'Angel.'
Physical Therapy Nights Out
Join your district for APTAMD Physical Therapy Night Out!
Want to host a night out in your community? Contact the Chapter and let us know the date and location and we will put it together.
The mission of PT Night Out is to bring the physical therapy community together to build relationships that transform society.
Our Vision PT Night Out will serve as a repeating opportunity to connect and mobilize physical therapists, assistants and students across Maryland and will develop to become the official social gathering of the Chapter.
Bring people together in their local communities to build lasting relationships rooted in the APTA
Discuss issues, interests and pressures within the physical therapy profession that attendees are facing
Take action on these issues by mobilizing attendees within and across sites to create real-world change in the areas of shared interest
Develop leaders and leadership skills through right-sized involvement that increases connection and engagement in APTAMD over time
Members – yes
Non-members and other PTs, PTAs – yes!
Students of PT and PTA - absolutely!
Experience the power of candid conversation at APTAMD PT Night
Each member of the Chapter is a part of a district within the state of Maryland: Central, Eastern, Southern, and Western. Each district holds a minimum of 2 meetings per year including: educational events, networking sessions, social events, special activities for PT month, ehttp://www.apta.org/PTDayofService/