CE For Therapy is continuously monitoring our sources for Annual Physical Therapy Conferences and Meetings that would be of interest to Physical Therapists and Assistants. If you are aware of any Annual Physical Therapy Conferences that we should add, please contact us. We will also post new additions on our Facebook page, if you would like to follow us there.
Annual Physical Therapy Conferences and Meetings
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine Annual Conference 2018 Link to Conference
September 22, 2018 – September 26, 2018
San Diego, CA
Join our integrative health community to learn, network, and collaborate. Each year our community comes together to share in education, research and networking. This year’s session topics may include: Pain Management, Interprofessional Care Models, Nutrition & Supplements, Planetary Health, The Microbiome, Mind-Body Medicine, Business Tracks, Lifecycle Exploration, + many more.
November 9, 2018 – Nov 10, 2018
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The inaugural Global Pain Clinician Summit 2018 will take the place of our traditional Annual Meeting as a more focused and interactive assembly of clinicians who treat pain. It is still the country’s ONLY professional conference dedicated to integrative pain management. The 2018 Summit will include the Certificate in Nutritional Pain Management Program (CNPM) that was featured at the 2017 annual meeting. One full day will be dedicated to this program that presents evidence for food as a pain management intervention, and provides practical techniques to implement in your practice immediately.
September 2, 2018 – September 5, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana
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The ASCIP educational conference and expo is a vital resource for Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Behavioral Health Providers, Physicians, Spinal Cord Injury Nurses, and Occupational/Physical/Speech Therapists with the focus on spinal cord injury and disorder. Professionals attend the ASCIP conference for premium and diverse education, unmatched collaboration, and exposure to the most innovative products and solutions on the market that enrich the continuum of care for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder.
March 8, 2019 – March 10, 2019
Align Conference is open to all rehab professionals! Join Therapists, Researchers, and Clinicians for a weekend in Denver, Colorado. With 6 keynote speakers, 8 lab-intensive sessions (you choose your favorites!) and 12 plenary lectures, we’ll see how physical, political, and psychological movement affects pain with our 2019 topic: Moving Pain.
October 9, 2018 – October 13, 2018
The 2018 Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) will take place October 9-13, 2018 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. “Transformative Journeys” is the theme for the meeting. Participants will increase awareness of new and emerging treatments for individuals with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.
Participants will be able to identify new modalities for the diagnosis of cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities. Participants will increase interprofessional collaboration to help coordinate and improve services across the continuum of care for individuals with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.
American Academy of Oralfacial Pain Mid-Year Sleep and Pain Conference “Understanding Sleep when Managing Pain”
November 2, 2018 – November 3, 2018
In recent years the AAOP has been a leader in developing the interest of sleep as it relates to head, neck and facial pain and the outreach of this interest is well beyond orofacial pain dentists, as many neurologists, headache physicians and other assorted pain medicine practitioners now understand the importance of sleep management in pain patients. With that said, in many respects, the November conference will be very unique, dedicating a day and a half solely to the topics of sleep and pain and it could very well be the first of its kind, at least for head and face pain practitioners.
May 2, 2019 – May 5, 2019
San Diego, CA
AAOP’s Annual Scientific Meetings features cutting edge scientific knowledge with clinical take home value at a significant member discount. PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OVERVIEW AAOP 2019 : Sleep Medicine – Elmer Villalon, DMD et al,
Assessment/Prediction/Management of The Patient with Head/Neck Disorders Post Whiplash – James Elliott, PT, PhD, Orofacial Pain Review – Gary Heir, DMD, Head and Neck Dissection – Henry Gremillion, DDS, MAGD
American Academy of Pain Medicine 35th Annual Meeting: State-of-the-Art Advancements in Pain Medicine
March 6, 2019 – March 10, 2019
The AAPM 35th Annual Meeting & Preconferences at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO, March 6-10, 2019, will bring together members of the pain care team for five days of comprehensive pain education, presentation, discussion, and networking.
Educational sessions will focus on the AAPM theme, State-of-the-Art Advancements in Pain Medicine, which has been selected by AAPM President, Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD, to advance clinical practice that is mechanism-guided, evidence-based, and personalized in nature.
September 12, 2018 – September 15, 2018
There are many networking opportunities at the 33rd Annual Meeting such as the Opening Reception, Closing Celebration, Exhibit Showcase, Opening Keynote, Emerging Professional Social and various other events. Beyond bourbon, baseball bats, bluegrass and horse-racing, Louisville is an action-packed destination.
After the day’s education and networking is over, enjoy the city of Louisville. Whether you’re into adventure, art, history, sports or nature, there is something for everyone in this city.
April 25, 2019 – April 27, 2019 Austin, TX
NCS Hands-on Workshop – NCS Hands-on Workshop will provide attendees with an interactive learning experience with experts in the field focusing on basic and advanced NCS techniques.Lecture Series – Comprehensive Lecture Series will feature keynote speakers designed to enhance your knowledge in the field of Nerve Conduction Studies. Up to 20 CE’s may be earned at this event. This is a new addition to the Annual Physical Therapy Conferences page.
American College of Medical Quality 2019 Annual Conference – Focusing on Quality and Safety Disparities in Value-Based Health Care
April 11, 2019 – April 13, 2019
ACMQ is now accepting abstracts for Medical Quality 2019, Focusing on Quality and Safety Disparities in Value-Based Health Care. The submission deadline is Monday, December 3, 2018 by 11:59 pm EST.
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 2018 Annual Conference: Progress In Rehabilitation Research
September 30, 2018 – October 3, 2018
The ACRM Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research, is comprised of the main CORE Conference and the Pre-Conference delivering a total of SIX jam-packed days of evidence-based educational content for the whole rehab team, patients and caregivers.
More Annual Physical Therapy Conferences
Join us March 21 – 23, 2019 as we host our 7th International Bieannial Conference in Lexington, KY! This year's theme is On the Right Track and our main speaker will be Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST. Another planned speaker will be Rhonda A. Rathgeber, PhD, DVM.
American Professional Wound Care Association® (APWCA) 17th Annual National Clinical Conference ↗September 6, 2018 - September 8, 2018
The conference will meet the continuing education needs of multidisciplinary skin and wound healing practitioners, from novice to expert, by providing a forum for educational sessions and interactive workshops that offer comprehensive wound management strategies.
350-400 multidisciplinary practitioners are expected at this year's conference including, physicians, podiatrists, nurses, physical therapists, dietitians and others who manage wound care patients across the continuum of health care. We will be offering CME credit for physicians, CE credit for nurses, CPME credit for podiatrists. Non-physicians participating in this activity will receive completion certificates verifying this activity.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki, Hawaii
The 2019 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Summit, American Spinal Injury Association’s (ASIA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Waikiki, Hawaii, April 2-5, 2019 will be here before we know it! The Planning Committee for the conference is excited to announce several features in this year’s program.
The Hawaiian location offers unique excursions and experiences for attendees. The program committee has included longer breaks of 2 to 3 hours at different times each day to allow for time to be spent exploring the area and enjoying all that Waikiki has to offer! New to the conference this year will be a State of the Science (SOS) Track which will include presentations from invited lecturers, courses on trending topics with recent scientific evidence, and a Neuromodulation .Symposium.
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel Hoover, Alabama
The purpose of the course is to exchange information regarding all aspects of baseball healthcare including mechanisms of injury, conservative and surgical treatment of injuries, rehabilitation, conditioning, nutrition, mental, skill, and injury prevention. The course normally draws 300 to 400 participants along with a nationally recognized faculty. Baseball health related exhibitors provide attendees the opportunity to see the latest in equipment and materials.
Ascend is the ultimate business conference designed specifically for the ultimate healthcare discipline: rehab therapy. At this two-day event, attendees get insight and ideas to help boost business and improve their bottom line. We look to provide actionable business wisdom from our superstar speakers, covering topics from leadership and development best practices to regulatory issues and financial trends that will shape the future of outpatient rehab therapy.
Becker's 17th Annual Future of Spine + The Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference ↗June 13, 2019 - June 15, 2019
Swissotel, Chicago, IL
140 Physician Speakers, Primarily Spine & Orthopedic Surgeons
230+ Speakers in Total
110 Total Sessions
More than 1,100 Attendees at this World-class ASC Event Focused on Orthopedics, Spine and Pain.
Hear from Bob Woodward, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author; Associate Editor, The Washington Post.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific organization devoted to the advancement of gerontological research, learning, and practice. GSA’s 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting will take place November 14-18, 2018 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts and will focus on the theme, "The Purposes of Longer Lives" chosen by incoming GSA 2018 President, Dr. David Ekerdt, University of Kansas. The Call for Abstracts will open on February 1, 2018 with submissions due on March 15, 2018.
Join us on November 9-10, 2018 as we bring together all members of the pain care team in one place for two full days! Connect with hundreds of other pain clinicians to swap lessons learned, and to find out about the latest best practices for helping people with pain using a variety of therapeutic approaches.
Back by popular demand, the 2018 Summit will include the Certificate in Nutritional Pain Management Program (CNPM) that was featured at our 2017 annual meeting. One full day will be dedicated to this program that presents evidence for food as a pain management intervention, and provides practical techniques to implement in your practice immediately. By successfully completing a post-test after the Summit, you will earn a certificate attesting to your mastery of the content of this innovative program.
This exciting, in-depth program will focus on critical topics in healthcare performance and across the spectrum of orthopedic specialties through a dynamic mix of didactic presentations, interactive case-based discussions, and lively debates. Ample opportunity will be provided to ask our expert faculty any questions you have and get the answers that will improve your practice. Sessions will be devoted to Payor Reform Strategies and the Business of Medicine, Medicolegal and Compliance Issues, and Current Musculoskeletal and Neurological Topics Across All Orthopedic Subspecialties.
Fort Worth, TX
Early Registration has started.
Omni Frisco Hotel 11 Cowboys Way, Frisco, TX, 75034
This is a two and a half day conference designed for athletic trainers, biomechanists, coaches, sports physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physiologists, therapists and others who work with athletes in football. Various sessions will review current concepts of assessment, treatment and functional rehabilitation of the medical and musculoskeletal problems in football players. Featuring some of the most knowledgeable health care professionals in the NFL and NCAA football including:
James R. Andrews, MD
Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Ron Courson, ATC, PT, NRAEMT, CSCS
Director of Sports Medicine/University of Georgia
Kevin E. Wilk, DPT, PT, FAPTA
Associate Clinical Director/Champion Sports Medicine
Daniel E. Cooper, MD
Team Physician/Dallas Cowboys
New York Hilton Midtown, NY
At the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, practitioners from all facets of traditional and non-traditional medicine unite as one, cohesive community. Attendees learn, network, and return to their practices with an enhanced appreciation of the modern patient’s full range of healthcare options. The 2019 schedule includes lectures led by Drs. Josh Axe, Jeffrey Bland, Mark Hyman, Jay Lombard, David Perlmutter and Joseph Pizzorno to name a few!
INTERNATIONAL CANCER REHABILITATION THIRD ANNUAL SUMMIT
Long Beach, California
Step away from the day-to-day at this year's International Council on Active Aging Conference. Connect with your colleagues and reinvigorate yourself—mind, body and spirit—with a more holistic learning and networking experience.
From preconference workshops to special events to general and regular sessions, delve into an educational program developed with our industry's needs and goals in mind.
Chicago Marriott, Oakbrook, IL
DNS Yoga Part II, DNS, Exercise Course: Part II, DNS Exercise Course Part III, DNS Women's Health, DNS Manual Therapy, DNS Course: Throwing Athlete
Robert Lardner PT, Brett Winchester DC, Petra Valouchova PHD PT, Alena Kobesova, M.D., Ph.D.,, Professor Pavel Kolar, P.T., Paed. Dr., Ph.D. Martina Jezkova MPT
The IPPS Annual Meeting provides practitioners and researchers with an expanded and topical understanding of the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and research of disorders associated with chronic pelvic pain. The meeting emphasizes the multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to the management of chronic pelvic pain. Presentations will combine research findings and clinical care patterns and practices important to the care of women and men. For providers who need a more broad understanding of pelvic neuroanatomy, physiology, and available treatments, additional workshops are available.
On May 24-26, 2019 top scientists and clinicians from around the world will be sharing the stage with Carrick Institute faculty at the International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience. The International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience’s (ISCN) annual conference gathers the leading physicians and researchers in the field, to share their work and understandings of pivotal concepts in clinical neuroscience, which will allow us to further assist our patient populations.
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation 2019 Annual Conference - Controversies in Orthobiologics ↗February 6, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Registration Coming Soon
Park City, UT
The NASS Evidence & Technology Summit provides both surgical and medical interventional perspectives on spine care. Expert faculty moderate this highly interactive meeting that provides spine specialists with a forum to discuss and debate new technologies, techniques and treatments as well as collaborate with peers on how best to improve patient outcomes.
The Spine Summit takes place in a smaller, relaxed resort setting that provides the perfect atmosphere to openly discuss today’s most important and controversial issues in spine care.
Las Vegas, NV
Private Practice Summit 2018 is designed to provide physical therapy private practice owners with specific strategies for marketing, documentation and billing, and the tools needed to become better leaders and business owners. It will forever change the landscape of your private practice. You’ll walk away with a precise blueprint for marketing, documentation and billing. You will lead with power, conviction, clarity, and authenticity, the factors that make you (and your practice) legendary, iconic, and transformational. Private Practice Summit 2018 is insightful, intense and immersive.
Through careful planning, thought leaders in rehabilitation and regenerative medicine fields will come together with trainees in multiple innovative platforms throughout the meeting to learn about the latest developments, share ideas, and create sustainable collaborations in this new and cutting-edge field.
There will be presentations covering a range of methodologies and biological systems, social and networking opportunities, a poster session, workshops, and trainee opportunities. This year’s symposium also includes a number of new opportunities to enhance your learning experience, including a day focused on clinical applications of regenerative rehabilitation research for both researchers and clinicians.
Las Vegas, Nevada
The Rehab Summit Offers:
-A comprehensive opportunity to learn from some of the nation's top rehabilitation professionals
-A chance to discover cutting-edge products, services, and technology from exhibiting companies
-The flexibility to tailor your learning experience with 35 sessions
-The unique opportunity to network with professionals from various specialty areas within the field of rehabilitation therapy
-New ideas and products to better serve your clients
-The opportunity to earn up to 22 Hours of Continuing Education
RockStock 2018 will create a community of ideas and discussions centered around building RESILIENCE through a variety of mind-body strategies. We will foster dialogue centered around the psychosocial factors related to pain perception, human performance, and recovery. Helping our patients and athletes become more RESILIENT starts with us. RockStock’s unique conference style attracts health and fitness leaders from all over the country who are dedicated to continually upgrading the quality of care they bring to their communities.
Society of Clinical Research Associates 27th Annual Conference - Laying the Foundation for Clinical Research Excellence ↗September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
New Orleans, LA
For the 27th year, SOCRA will welcome clinical research professionals from across the world. Located in New Orleans, LA, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel, this three day conference will offer current information and tools, best practices, and training to assure that you're up-to-date and compliant in your clinical research practice. The program will feature over 100 academic sessions, a peer-driven poster session, and an exhibit program.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Wild on Wounds® is a national wound conference designed for healthcare professionals interested in skin and wound management. Clinicians come from all over the country to network and gain practical learn-it-today, use-it-tomorrow information. WOW continues to grow each year and offers hands-on workshops, one-on-one time with industry experts and demonstrations of new products. Join the novice to experienced clinicians in this amazing event.
WAPMU 5th Annual Meeting & Workshop Frontiers in Pain Practice Peripheral Nerve Stimulation and Regenerative Medicine ↗February 16, 2019 - February 17, 2019
The program is meticulously prepared by WAPMU Scientific Committee to highlight important subjects in ultrasonography and clinical aspects of chronic pain medicine. The program includes didactic presentations, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, demonstrations and hands-on review cadaver workshop. Social activities are planned such as a welcome/cocktail reception and networking meetings. You will receive the latest updates about the Certification in Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) examination, which will be conducted by the Word Institute of Pain, on February 18th.