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CPTA Sponsored Continuing Education

Education for a lifetime

The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) is pleased to announce the 2017 listing of CPTA Sponsored Continuing Education Courses for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. Please register at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the course. Confirmation of your registration will be sent via e-mail within 2 business days. Most courses have a maximum capacity and may fill prior to the start of the course. Please register early!

If you are a member of the APTA and do not live in California, please print a registration form and fax it to (916) 646-5960.



March 29, 2017

A Step Toward Payment Reform: Integrating New Evaluation Codes for Physical Therapy
Location: LIVE Webinar

Time: 6 - 8 PM (PST)

Presenters: Rick Katz, PT, DPT; Mitch Kaye, PT


April 29, 2017

California Student Conclave
Location: CSU, Fresno

May 20-21, 2017

Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)

Location: American Career College, Anaheim

Presenters: Michael Simpson, PT, DPT, CCS


June 2-3, 2017

Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Location: San Diego, CA

Presenter: Gina Musolino, PT, MSEd, EdD


July 7-9, 2017
If You Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Function: Integrating Cardiopulmonary and Postural Control Strategies in the Pediatric and Adult Populations
Location: Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills, CA

Presenter: Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc

July 29-30, 2017

Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)

Location: West Coast University, Los Angeles

Presenters: Teressa Brown, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS; Valerie Teglia, PT, DPT, NCS

August 12-13, 2017
Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Quarter: Implications for the Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders
Location: University of the Pacific, Stockton

Presenter: Christopher Powers, PT, PhD, FAPTA


September 16-17, 2017
CPTA Annual Conference
Location: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego
Registration opens in April 2017


October 28-29, 2017
Functions and Dysfunctions of the Hip
Location: Samuel Merritt University, Oakland

Presenter: Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA


December 8-9, 2017
Concussion or Worse?
Location: San Jose Kaiser Medical Center, San Jose

Presenter: Rob Landel, PT, DPT, FAPTA


Additional courses being added to the schedule include:

  • APTA's Clinical Instructor Credentialing and Education Program 
  • ICD-10
  • Documentation
  • Medicare Updates
  • Reimbursement
  • and much more! 

CPTA is proud to offer the highest quality programming and faculty with courses designed to enhance your practice. If you have a suggestion for a course topic, course speaker, or would like to host a course at your facility, please contact Rita Pierson at

Want to present a course for CPTA?

Programming has been set for the 2017 CPTA Annual Conferences. We will identify topics and speakers for 2018 CPTA Annual Conference this upcoming March. If you are interested in presenting at Annual Conference or a stand alone course, please submit your proposal to CPTA by clicking here.

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