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2014 DiSepio Symposium Series

Event Details

Start Date:  May 16, 2014
End Date: May 17, 2014
Start Time: >7:30 a.m.
End Time: 4:15 p.m. (Friday) 4:00 p.m. (Saturday)
Location: Stokes Athletic Complex on the Saint Francis University Campus
Phone: 814-472-3923
Email: hwi@francis.edu
Link: http://www.cermusa.francis.edu/disepiosymposium
Social Media: http://www.facebook.com/disepioinstitute

The DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness at SaintFrancis University is holding its annual DiSepio Symposium Serieson May 16-17. The two-day event is part of an ongoing series ofseminars dedicated to current trends in research, innovativetherapeutic strategies, and cutting-edge programming in the areasof health and wellness.  This event offers education andcontinuing education credits to a variety of disciplines, includingphysical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and athletictrainers.

 On May 16, the Fifth Annual Athletic and Orthopaedic Healthand Wellness Symposium will be presented.

This event is designed to familiarize attendees with currenttrends in the management of shoulder and knee injuries with focuson biomechanical evaluation and treatment.  It will feature akeynote speaker followed by breakout sessions, which will allow theparticipant to select sessions pertaining to topics relevant totheir area of clinical practice.  This session is open tophysical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and athletictrainers.

 On May 17, Evidence-Based Physical Therapy for ThoracicSpine Pain:  This session is designed to familiarizeattendees with performing an evidence-based examination, assesspatient important outcomes, and devise a tailored intervention forpatients with acute and chronic thoracic spine pain.  Day2 will target physical therapists only, and will include bothlecture and lab-based content to provide the attendee withknowledge and hands-on skills that can immediately be utilized inclinical practice. 

 Register to attend one or both days of the conference. The feefor the May 16 session is $95; the fee for the May 17 session is$195. A discounted rate of $250 includes both the May 16 and 17sessions for PTs only.  REGISTER BYMAY9TH.  Please call 814-472-3923 orvisit the conference website atwww.cermusa.francis.edu/disepiosymposium to register and for moreinformation about the agenda, speakers, sessions, and CEUs.

 Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldestFranciscan institution of higher learning in the country, and oneof the oldest Catholic colleges in the nation. 


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