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November 2018

November Meeting

Nov. 13, 2018 Starts at- 7:00 pm Sponsored by Progressive Physical Therapy Location – UAA PTA Classroom Presenter – Stewart M. Kerr, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery and Traumatology – Kenai Spine in Anchorage Topic - Spine Arthritis and Various Treatments  

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January 2019

January Meeting

Jan. 15, 2019 Starts at- 7:00 pm Location – St. Elias Hospital 4800 Cordova st 2nd floor conference room (attendees will need to sign in at registration to get a visitors pass). Presenter – Melissa Hardesty, MD (Board Certified Gynecologist Oncologist) with Alaska Women’s Cancer Care Topic – Overview of gynecological cancers. Detection, current treatment trends, and rehab considerations following treatment.

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January Chapter Meeting

Jan 15, 2019 – 7 pm Location: St. Elias Specialty Hospital Speaker: Melissa Hardesty, MD (Gynecologist/Oncologist) Topic: TBD

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February 2019

February Meeting

Feb. 19, 2019 Starts at- 7:00 pm Location – Alaska Physical Therapy Specialists Presenter – TBD Topic – TBD

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February Meeting

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019 TOPIC: PT IN PRIMARY CARE AND ALASKA NATIVE CULTURE AND BUILDING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS SPEAKER: TBD LOCATION: SOUTH CENTRAL FOUNDATION Denali Room (first floor) of the Mt. Marathon Building 4201 Tudor Center Drive

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March 2019

March Meeting

March 19, 2019 Starts at- 7:00 pm Location – Tanana Chiefs Physical Therapy Clinic, Chief Peter John Tribal Building (1st Floor) 122 1st Avenue, Fairbanks, AK Presenter – Panel Topic – Interstate Licensure Compact

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April 2019

April Meeting

April 16, 2019 Starts at – 7:00 pm Location – Juneau, AK Presenter – TBD Topic – TBD

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May 2019

Spring Conference

SPRING CONFERENCE Speaker Name: Suzanne Tinsley, PT, PhD, NCS Course Name: Clinical Assessments and the ICF Model: Improving your Outcome Date of Course: May 4, 2019 Course Location: Providence Hospital – Anchorage, AK   COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will serve to present and discuss disablement models and the benefits of using these models as a framework to improve clinical outcomes in Physical Therapy practice.  The International Classification of Function (ICF) model was created to provide a common language among health care professionals, to facilitate the delivery of patient-centered care and to justify interventions based on a comprehensive assessment of illness on an…

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September 2019

September Meeting

Sept. 17, 2019 Starts at – 7:00 pm Location – Body in Balance - Palmer, AK Presenter – TBD Topic – TBD AKAPTA WILL BE COLLECTING SHOES/SOCKS & GIFT CARDS TO STORES THAT SELL SHOES/SOCKS AT ALL MONTHLY MEETINGS & THE FALL CONFERENCE

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October 2019

Fall Conference

FALL CONFERENCE Date: OCTOBER 12-13, 2019 Location: ALYESKA RESORT, GIRDWOOD, AK It’s that time again! Please mark your calendar and join us for the 2019 AKAPTA Fall Conference, October 12-13, 2019. This year’s conference again takes place at the beautiful Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, AK. Schedule and Course Information Conference Schedule     Course Offerings   Agenda & Annual Reports Business Meeting Agenda Chief Delegate Membership Treasurer   Featured Speaker This year's speaker will be Stephen Schmidt, PT, M.Phys. Steve is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy with over twenty years of experience treating patients with chronic pain and movement…

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