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The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) is pleased to announce the 2018 listing of CPTA Provided Continuing Education Courses for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and PT/PTA students. 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 17, 2018
Student Conclave
Location: Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles, CA


March 29, 2018
Medicare Therapy Cap and Coding Update Webinar (Afternoon Session)
Time: Noon-2:00 p.m.

Presenters: Mitch Kaye, PT and Dennis Langton, PT


March 29, 2018
Medicare Therapy Cap and Coding Update Webinar (Evening Session)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Presenters: Mitch Kaye, PT and Dennis Langton, PT


April 28-29, 2018

Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)

Location: American Career College, Anaheim, CA

Presenters: Marijean Piorkowski, PT, DPT


June 1-3, 2018

I Survived, Now What? Treating the Musculoskeletal Consequences of Maturing with a Chronic Pediatric Health Condition

Location: West Coast University, Los Angeles, CA

Presenters: Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc


June 30 - July 1, 2018
Credentialed Clinical instructor Program (CCIP)
Location: USC Verdugo Hills, Glendale, CA

Presenter: Valerie Teglia, PT, DPT


August 3-5, 2018

If You Can't Breathe, You Can't Function: Integrating Cardiopulmonary and Postural Control Strategies in the Pediatric and Adult Populations

Location: Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA

Presenters: Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc


August 14, 2018
Preparing for Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
Webinar 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Presenter: Mitch Kaye, PT


September 5, 2018
Preparing for 2018-2019 Medicare Changes in Home Health, Acute Care, Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Settings
Webinar 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Presenters: Diane Blagojevich, PT; Stephanie Kaplan, PT, DPT, ATP; Cam Lippincott, PT; Marilyn Washington, PT


September 22-23, 2018
CPTA Annual Conference
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA


October 20, 2018
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Location: CSU Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

Presenter: Lisa Heusel-Gillig, PT, DPT, NCS

In Partnership with Northeast District, CPTA


November 3-4, 2018
Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Quarter
Location: TBD

Presenter: Chris Powers, PT, PhD, FAPTA


November 17-18, 2018
Credentialed Clinical instructor Program (CCIP)
Location: Eisenhower Health, Rancho Mirage, CA

Presenter: Marijean Piorkowski, PT, DPT


December 8-9, 2018
Movement System Impairments Syndromes of the Cervical Spine: The Role of the Shoulder
Location: Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, Laguna Hills, CA

Presenter: Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA


Additional courses being added to the schedule include:

  • APTA's Credentialed Clinical Instructor 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 2018 CPTA Annual Conferences. We will identify topics and speakers for 2019 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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