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TPTA Spring Meeting 2014

MARCH 28TH & 29TH, 2014


1 Titans Way

Nashville, TN  37219

Free parking in Lot S on River Side of Stadium on Friday  - the Color Run will be going at LP Field on Saturday so parking will be in Lot C - you will then have to walk to the around Stadium to River Side to enter in the Club Access.  Parking Lot S will open back up at 12:00pm on Saturday. 

 For Online Registration Click Here

 For Exhbitor/ Vendor Information Click Here 

For the Complete Meeting Brochure - with speaker bios - CLICK HERE

Hotel Rooms available  at:

Doubletree by Hilton Downtown - 315 4th Ave; Nashville, TN   37219
Please Call - 615-244-8200 to make your reservation - Rate $179 this block will be held until Tuesday March 11th

Hampton Inn & Suites, 5001 Crossings Circle; Mt. Juliet, TN   37122

Please call 615-553-5900 and give the name TPT for a rate of $109 - you will have until March 17th to book here!

(This hotel is about 14 miles from LP Field but located right off of Interstate 40)




POSTER PRESENTATIONS WILL BE ON FRIDAY, March 28, 2014  - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

They will be available for viewing on Friday March 28, 2014 from 9:00am until 12:00pm and Saturday, March 29, 2014 until 12:00pm.


Friday -March 28, 2014 - 5:30 - 7:00PM - register online to attend!!  Special Guest TBA

Complete Course Listing

Friday, March 28, 2014

LP Field 

Registration and Check-in 7:00am

 Continental Breakfast – 7:00am-10:00am

Exhibitor/Sponsor – 7:30am – 5:00pm

Sports Track:   How a Sports Program Enhances and Builds Your Practice

Friday at 8:00 to 5:00 with a break from 12:00pm to 1:00pm for lunch 

7.5 Contact Hours (CONFERENCE ROOM A) 

Moderator is Danny Smith, PT, DHSC, OCS, SCS, with a Panel and Speakers that consists of:  Joe Black, Tab Blackburn, Ashley Campbell, Casey Carter and Justin Smith. Courses will be in order listed below.


COURSE TITLES IN THE TRACK – (Listed in the order they will be presented)

Concussion Course

ACL Current Trends in Sports PT

Reactive Neuromuscular Training

Selective Functional Movement Assessment.

Rotator Cuff--Rehab and Return to play (with the team above who will be designated) 

"VAD to the Bone: Implications for Ventricular Assist Devices in Heart Failure".  Our lecture will cover an overview of heart failure, implications for VAD, PT considerations s/p VAD and thru the continuum of care. 

Friday 8:00am to 10:00am (CONFERENCE ROOM B)

Speakers:  Elena Murphy, PT and Julie Hardy, PT

2 Contact Hours

 Non-Operative Management of Hip Labral Tears

Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm

Craig O’Neil, PT, DPT  –

2 Contact Hours 

Utilizing Vestibular Function Testing to Assess and Treat Vestibular System D ysfunction"

Friday at 7:45am -12:00pm (CONFERENCE ROOM C)

Speakers:  Dr. Kelsey Hatton, Dr. Pat Flemming, Cathey Norton, PT, Dr. Amy Pause

4 Contact Hours

Lunch – 12:00pm – 1:00pm

POSTER PRESENTATIONS - 12:00PM - 1:00PM - Main meeting area of LP Field

District Chair Meeting – Friday – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 TPTA Board Meeting – Friday Afternoon – 10:00am – 12:00pm 

Athletic Injuries of the Forearm and Hand & Athletic Injuries of the Lumbar Spine

Friday at 1:00pm to 5:15pm (CONFERENCE ROOM B)

Speaker:  Kevin Lawrence, PT, MS, DHS, OCS

4  Contact Hours

“Managing Dementia – Overview, Assessment, and Treatment Considerations”

Friday 1:00pm to 3:00pm (CONFERENCE ROOM C)

Speaker:  Suzanne Greenwalt, PT, MS, GCS

2 Contact Hours

Aging of the Musculoskeletal System 

Friday  3:00pm to 5:00pm (CONFERENCE ROOM C)

Speaker:  Ron Barredo PT, DPT, EdD, GCS

2 Contact Hours

TPT PAC Reception LP Field – Special Speaker tba / Silent Auction–Friday –

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Tickets - $50 Student - $20


March 28, 2013

Registration and Check-in 7:00am

Continental Breakfast – 7:00am-10:00am

Exhibitor/Sponsor – 7:30am – 5:00pm

Delegates Meeting – 3:00pm – 5:00pm

“The PTA’s Role………”—Early Morning Breakfast with a Panel of Experts—Moderator Jane David, PT, DPT and the Panel:  Beverly Farr, PT, MEd., 

Allison Bolt, PTA, David Harris, PTA, Joe Black, PT, DPT


PTA Leadership Meeting – 8:15 -9:00am  followed by a PTA Membership Meeting – 9:00am to 9:45am – meet at check in table.

Orthopedic Track:  Speakers listed below

Time of the courses:  Saturday 7:30 to 12:00; 1:45 to 5:00 (CONFERENCE ROOM A)

7.5 Contact Hours

Speakers to include: 

Dr. Kuhn on "Athlete Shoulder, Shoulder Repairs, and Total Shoulder Replacements, and the MOON Protocol" 7:30 to 9:00

Christina Myers, PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, FAAOMPT "Total Joint Strategy & Rehabilitation” 9:10 to 10:40

Dr. Diamond—Injury Prevention - (Make a note this course title has changed) 10:45 to 12:00

Dr. Byrd on “Hip Arthroscopy” 1:45 to 3:00

Karen Griffin, PT, MOMT, ATC, LAT /Erica Elsasser, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT—“Hip Rehabilitation in the Active Patient Population:  Conservative Treatment and Post-Hip Arthroscopy Considerations” 3:10 to 5:10

Dry Needling Course

Speaker:   James Dunning, DPT, PT, MSc Manip Ther, MSPT, OCS, MTC, MCSP, MAACP (UK), FAAOMPT, MMACP (UK)

Saturday – 8:00am 12:00pm (break for lunch and business meeting) 1:45pm -4:00pm

6 Contact Hours

Jurisprudence – The Legal Basis of Physical Therapy Practice – Cathy Hinton, PT  – 9:45am – 11:45am –

2 Contact Hours

Lunch – Awards Presentation – Danny Smith – 12:00pm – 12:45 pm

Chapter Business Meeting – 12:45pm-1:30pm

Ethics  - Baron Johnson 1:45pm 3:45pm – (Conference Room C)

2 Contact Hours




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