SED District Meeting - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Speaker: Stephen Carp, PT, PhD, GCS

Course Description: Challenges related to the reliable and valid examination of the geriatric patient are numerous. Often there is a complex history of the present illness, a long list of past medical and surgical events, polypharmacy, numerous somatic complaints, aberrant laboratory and study values, and diminished recall. This course will introduce the elements of patient/client management leading to optimal outcomes per The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice as well as providing a content foundation based upon the Essential Competencies in the Care of Older Adults developed by the Partnership in Aging, a multidisciplinary committee formulated by the American Geriatrics Society with input from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association. Content will include a system's approach physical therapy examination algorithm, evidenced-based appropriate tests and measures, and a review of laboratory and radiological data appropriate to this cohort.

Time: 6:30-8:00 PM

Location: Chestnut Hill Hospital First Floor Main Conference Room 8835 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118

Contact Hours: The educational session will be 1.25 hours in length.  

Public Transportation: The location is one block from the end of the Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail line at Germantown Ave. 

Parking: Please park in hospital parking garage and bring parking ticket in to the meeting to be stamped for free parking.  Enter the hospital from the bridge on the second floor of the garage and come down elevators to the first floor.

Upcoming Meetings and Events - Mark your calendars!

Southeast District Meeting - January 11, 2017

Title: Hemophilia and Physical Therapy implications 

Description: What is Hemophilia? What do I do when a patient/client presents to a hospital, rehab, or outpatient clinic and Physical Therapy is recommended?  This course will introduce fundamentals of patient/client management as well provide guidance into resources available to the practitioner and patient/client. 

Speaker: Luke T.L. Smith PT, DPT, CEAS, CSCS

Time: 6:30-8:00 PM 

Location: Drexel University

Young Professionals Seminar - February 25, 2017
Stephanie Tornquist, PT, DPT from MossRehab will be presenting on the Management of Parkinson's Disease.

SED Mini-CSM Event - Saturday, April 1, 2017