Neurology SIG

The PPTA Neurology Special Interest Group is a state-wide volunteer organization that brings together any member of the Pennsylvania Chapter (PTs and PTAs) in good standing who share an interest in the evidence-based care of the neurologic population. Benefits of membership include peer-to-peer networking, providing a forum for education in Neurologic practice, and to identify and promote utilization of standards of competency for practice, research, and education in Neurologic practice.

The PPTA Neurology Special Interest Group serves its members by providing information on current neurology programming in the region. It serves as a resource for networking among physical therapists seeking information on treating persons with neurologic dysfunction and providing continuing education in the area of neurologic physical therapy.

The Neurology SIG seeks to provide quality education and information to its members to enable them to provide best practice care to persons with neurologic dysfunction.

Membership to the PPTA Neurology Special Interest Group is free.

 

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Officers

Kristin Reardon, PT, DPT
Neurology SIG Chair (Term ends 12/31/21)
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Carol A. Wamsley, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
Board Certified Neurological Clinical Specialist
Neurology SIG Vice-Chair (Term ends 12/31/2019)
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  Courtney Roca, PT, DPT
Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS)
Neurology SIG Secretary (Term ends 12/31/20)
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The PPTA Mentorship Program aims to connect students, new professionals, and those looking for opportunity to grow, with a variety of experienced PPTA mentors. The program will consist of informal small group sessions via conference calling to discuss topics related to clinical practice areas, leadership, and clinical decision making. The Neurology mentor group will begin in November.

PPTA Neurology Mentorship Program Form
Neuro SIG Handout Archive

The call for nominations is now open for the Neurology SIG Award! Please consider nominating a colleague that you feel should receive this award. The award will recognize a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant that is a member of PPTA and and the Neurology SIG, and has made meaningful contributions to neurologic physical therapy at the individual, Chapter, or National level. The contributions can be in any of the following areas: excellence in patient care or clinical practice, excellence in education or research, or community advocacy.

If you would like to recognize a colleague for excellence in neurology, please submit a letter of recommendation to the Chapter Office that provides evidence with specific examples of the individual’s contributions. Please indicate the SIG award for which you are recommending the member in the subject line of your e-mail. A current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae or resume is preferred, but not mandatory.

Review Our Past SIG Award Winners
View Neurology SIG Award Criteria

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