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DiSepio Symposium Series to offer continuing education credits for healthcare professionals

Event Details

Start Date:  May 17, 2013
End Date: May 18, 2013
Location: DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness
Link: http://www.cermusa.francis.edu/disepiosymposium

The DiSepio Institute for Rural health and Wellness at Saint Francis University is holding its annual DiSepio Symposium Series on May 17- 18. The two-day event is part of an ongoing series of seminars dedicated to current trends in research, innovative therapeutic strategies, and cutting-edge programming in the areas of health and wellness. This event offers education and continuing education credits to a variety of disciplines, including physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, athletic trainers, and nurses.

2013 Conference Overview:

Day 1 – Headaches & the Cervical Spine: Evidence-based Evaluation and Management

This session is designed to familiarize attendees with the current trends in the evidence-based evaluation and management of headaches and cervical spine conditions. Day 1 will target physical therapists and physical therapist assistants only, and will include both lecture and lab-based content to provide the attendee with knowledge and hands-on skills that can immediately be utilized in clinical practice.

Day 2 – Fourth Annual Athletic and Orthopaedic Health and Wellness Symposium

This event is designed to familiarize attendees with current trends in the evaluation and surgical and non-surgical management of ankle and foot injuries with specific focus on the athletic population. It will feature a keynote speaker followed by breakout sessions, which will allow the participant to select sessions pertaining to topics relevant to their area of clinical practice. Day 2 will target physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers, and other healthcare professionals (i.e., nurses and certified nurse practitioners) that have an interest in treating athletic and orthopaedic injuries.

Register to attend one or both days of the conference. The fee for the May 17 session is $195; the fee for the May 18 session is $95. A discounted rate of $250 includes both the May 17 and 18 sessions. The registration deadline is May 8. Visit the conference website at www.cermusa.francis.edu/disepiosymposium for more information on the agenda, speakers, sessions, CEUs, and registration.


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