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April 8: 8:00am – 3:30pm

Please join us for the Arizona Student Conclave Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Midwestern University! Network with PT and PTA students, meet exhibitors, and attend presentations from world-renowned physical therapists who have made an immense impact on our profession. We have an exciting day planned, beginning with inspiring ignite sessions from nominated professors and one student.

Be electrified by our rockstar lineup of speakers, raffles, and social media challenge. Get energized about our profession and network with over 200 PT and PTA students from all programs in Arizona. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the AZ Student Special Interest Group movement where we have captured national attention! Your AZ SSIG leaders provide resources for you to successfully enter the workforce and continue advancing our profession. Don’t miss out on this annual learning opportunity!

Here's a look at our lineup:

  • Shirley Sahrmann PT, PhD, FAPTA – Movement Systems Diagnoses – Keynote speaker!
  • Ryan Hamic PT, DPT and Sean Flannagan PT, DPT, Cert. SMT, Cert. DN – Pros vs Cons of Residency Programs after graduation

This year there will be two separate breakout sessions with many classes to choose from!

  • Sue Falsone – Biomechanics of the Overhead Athlete
  • Jamie Nesbit – Neuroplasticity and Forced Exercise Interventions
  • Judy Freyermuth - Steady Steps: Falls Management and Prevention
  • Sarah Hanna – Lumbar Spine and Hip Disorders
  • Pablo Ruiz – Therapeutic Exercise lab
  • Lauren Brody-Terrill - Professional Development: Career Launch- Resume and Interview
  • Jordan Spence and Jefferson Holm - Vestibular Rehabilitation Essentials Within Your Scope of Practice

Registration ! $40 w/ APTA membership ($50 without), lunch included!

Pre-Registration is now closed.  Onsite registrations are Welcome!

Registration links are:  

Here is the schedule for the day:

  • 7:00-8:00 am Registration
  • 8:00-9:15 am Ignite talks (3), Networking Event
  • 9:30-10:30 am  Keynote:  Shirley Sahrmann – Movement Systems Diagnoses
  • 10:40-11:30 am  Session 1:
  1. Sue Falsone  - Biomechanics of the Overhead Athlete
  2. Jamie Nesbit - Neuroplasticity and BWSTT
  3. Judy Freyermuth  - Steady Steps- Falls Management and Prevention
  4. Sarah Hanna  - Lumbar Spine and Hip Disorders

  • 11:35-12:50 pm  Lunch, Vendor Faire
  • 12:55-1:45 pm  Session 2:
  1. Pablo Ruiz  -Therapeutic Exercise Lab
  2. Lauren Brody-Terrill  - Professional Development: Career Launch- Resume and Interview
  3. Jordan Spence and Jefferson Holm  - Vestibular Rehabilitation Essentials Within Your Scope of Practice
  • 1:50-2:50 pm  Ryan Hamic and Sean Flannagan – Pros v. Cons of Residency Programs After Graduation
  • 2:55-3:30 pm  Thank you, raffle prizes, announcements
    4:00-6:00 pm
      PT Pub Night – location TBA

2017 Exhibitor and Sponsorship Registration Form Student Conclave Speaker Bios

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