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Education for a lifetime

The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) is pleased to announce the 2020 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 but not part of the California Chapter, please print a registration form and fax it to (916) 646-5960 or email Allison Wiesemann.  

October 27, 2020
"Braking Bad" Eccentric Control From Talking to Walking
Online Course via ZOOM
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (PST)
Presenters: Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc and Nechama Karmen, PT

October 28, 2020
Anti-Racism and Culturally-Responsive Practice in Physical Therapy (A 2-part Series)
LIVE Webinar
5:00-7:00pm (PST)
Presenters: Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD, MPH; Rupal M Patel, PT, PhD; Kai Kennedy, PT, DPT

November 7, 2020
PT Pain Summit 2020
Online Course via ZOOM
8:00 am - 6:00 pm (PST)
Presenters: Skulpan Asavasopon, PT, PhD; Kim Clarno, PT, DPT ; Joseph Tatta, PT, DPT; Boyd Etter, PT; Clare Frank, PT, DPT, MS; Nick Karayannis, PT, PhD; Daniel Kirages, PT, DPT; Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD; Katrina Maluf, PT, PhD; Stephen Schmidt, PT; Derrick Sueki, PT, DPT; James Syms, PT, DSc; Rachel Tran, PT, DPT 

November 13-14, 2020
LINKED: Breathing & Postural Control
Online Course via ZOOM
Friday, November 13 1:30-6:30pm (PST)
Saturday, November 14 8:00am – 12:00 Noon (PST)
Presenter: Mary Massery, PT, DPT, DSc

December 16, 2020
Social Determinants of Health – Why are your patients not getting better?
LIVE Webinar
6:00-8:00pm (PST)
Presenter: Todd Davenport, PT, DPT, MPH

January 23-24, 2021
Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Cervical Spine and Shoulder
Online Course via ZOOM
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (PST)
Presenter: Shirley Sarhmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA

February 17, 2021
Physical Therapy as an Essential Partner in Health Service Readiness: Lessons from COVID-19
LIVE Webinar
6:00-8:00pm (PST)
Presenter: Todd Davenport, PT, DPT, MPH

Additional courses being added to the schedule include:

APTA's Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program
Medicare Updates
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.