Northeast Events and District Meetings​

Network, Learn, Share!!

 

The Northeast District meetings occur on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.  We meet six times per year,  usually September, October, November and March, April and May.  The meetings begin with networking at 6:30pm, followed by a presentation at 7:00pm.  Most of our meeting presentations provide 1 contact hour of education!  A brief business meeting usually follows and meetings typically conclude by 8:30pm.
The Northeast District invites you to join us at our monthly meetings! 

2017 Meeting Dates

**Any PPTA member who brings a non-member is eligible to win a Wawa/Dunkin Donut gift card!

SEPTEMBER

Topic: Communicating with Spanish Patients in Physical Therapy

Date:Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time:
6:30pm Networking; 7pm Meeting
Sponsor:
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Presenter:
Charles H. Molano, MA, Assistant Professor of Spanish, World Languages Department, Lehigh Carbon Community College
Contact: Evelyn Petrash, MS, PT (epetrash@lccc.edu)
Location:Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Community Services Center Ballroom; 4525 Education Park Drive; Schnecksville, PA 18078 (Link for directions: http://gocougarsports.com/sports/2015/5/28/GEN_0528154401.aspx )



OCTOBER

Date:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time:
6:30pm Networking; 7pm Meeting
Sponsor: 
St. Luke's Physical Therapy Department
Location: 
St. Luke's,  Bethlehem, PA

Presentation: 
Information coming soon!

NOVEMBER

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time:
6:30pm Networking; 7pm Meeting
Sponsor: 
ProCare Physical Therapy
Location: 
ProCare, Clarks Summit, PA

Presentation: 
Information coming soon!


State Policy & Payment Forum Scholarship Funds Available!

The 2017 State Policy and Payment Forum will be held September 16-17 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, MichiganAre you already registered to attend?

The PPTA NED has scholarship funds available to aid district members who have already registered for this event. Scholarship funds  may be used to reimburse registration and toward travel accommodations/expenses. Acceptance of  funds comes with a requirement that you provide a brief overview of the Forum at an upcoming NED meeting.  This event is designed to increase  involvement in, and knowledge of state legislative issues that have an impact on the practice and payment of physical therapy, and to improve advocacy efforts at the state level. Programming will focus on physical therapy payment & legislative issues at the state level and will include presentations on state scope of practice issues, payment issues, state legislative advocacy, Medicaid, infringement challenges, effective legislative testifying, state licensure issues, and much more! Interested NED members must submit a letter of request and proof of registration.  Letters can be submitted electronically to lbrogan@misericordia.edu by September 1st

 

2017 PPTA Annual Conference​
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Seven Springs, PA

Friday, October 27, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017

You are invited to join Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Students from throughout the Commonwealth at the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association’s Annual Conference. The conference will provide exceptional educational programming and continuous opportunities for valuable networking! Please refer to the PPTA Home Page for registration and information links!