April 2024
 April 19, 2024 @ 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM CT

Location: UW-Milwaukee Student Union

New one day format! For more information and to register online visit https://conference.aptawi.org/

 April 27, 2024 @ 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM CT

Location TBD.

May 2024
 May 1, 2024 @ 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM CT

To register visit https://aptawi.org/group-meetings/?recid=9FB12BA3-9628-C5BA-ABC6F21F8E8D290E

2 CEUs

Price: Free (please register to get CEUs)

The Physical Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites members of the West Central District of APTA WI to a presentation of student research. In addition to the posters, two PT residents from the Gundersen Sports Medicine Residency will be presenting different research studies that they have conducted over the last year. Please see topics below.

The meeting will be hosted in Room 2006 of the Health Science Center at 1300 Badger St. in La Crosse. Pizza and refreshments will be provided!

We look forward to hosting this West Central District meeting and sharing our research efforts with you.

Zachary Lorbeck, PT, DPT, CSCS - Importance of Maximal Force Output for Modulating Landing Forces

Bridgette Darton, PT, DPT - Performance Differs in Upper Extremity Stability Tests Between Previously Injured and Uninjured Individuals

 May 3, 2024 @ 8:00 AM to May 5, 2024 @ 5:00 PM CT

Registration is now open for the Bridge the Gap: Translating Evidence into Acute Care Practice Conference in Chicago, IL on May 3-5, 2024. This year's conference keynote address titled, "Preventing Disability After Critical Illness: Realizing the Value of Human Investment in Bedside Clinical Care" will be delivered by Dr. Bhakti Patel from the University of Chicago Medicine. Please review our tentative schedule on our conference webpage for updates as we finalize sessions. Be sure to register early as this conference is open to the first 96 registrants only.

What's included with registration?

  • 2 days of programming
  • Tours of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
  • Light refreshments Friday evening
  • Breakfast, lunch, and wine/cheese reception Saturday
  • Breakfast on Sunday

We will also be applying for CEUs for this year's conference. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

 May 16, 2024 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM CT

This course is designed for clinicians and students, enabling participants to become better users of the research. Participants will be able to make detailed and informed judgements regarding the validity and the results of randomized control trials and to consider what those results will mean to their practice.

Speaker Bio

Ben Armstrong PT, DPT, OCS

Benjamin Armstrong is a physical therapist at UPH-Meriter in Madison, Wisconsin.  He obtained his Doctorate of Physical therapy from Emory University, and Master of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana State University.  He completed a residency at UW Hospitals and Clinics and UnityPoint Health Meriter physical therapy orthopedic residency and is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist.  He is a certified clinical instructor through the APTA and is a board member, clinical instructor, and clinical mentor at UW Hospitals and Clinics and UnityPoint Health Meriter physical therapy orthopedic residency.   He has been involved in the southwest district for the past seven years, most recently serving as Chair.  He has also been involved with the ABPTRFE as a site team member for the past two years.

To register visit https://aptawi.org/group-meetings/?recid=D70B9566-950B-7BF8-AF8900967A9CA156

July 2024
 July 13, 2024 @ 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM CT

Location TBD.

October 2024
 October 10, 2024 @ 7:30 AM to October 11, 2024 @ 5:00 PM CT

Sheraton Madison Hotel - 706 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53713