2023 Sessions and Speakers

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APTA South Carolina is proud to present the following schedule of sessions at our 2023 Conference. A downloadable copy of the schedule that includes speaker and room assignments is at the bottom of the page.  Detailed course descriptions are also linked at the bottom of this page.

Date/TimeSession Title
Friday, March 17th
11 amExhibitor Hall open, Registration Desk opens
12 - 4:30 pmBoard Meeting
12:00 - 1:00 pmConcurrent Sessions*
Container Baby Syndrome
Energizing, effective exercise prescription
Concussion Classification and Treatment: The Sexy Whiplash Injury
1:00 - 1:30 pmTime with Exhibitors
1:30 - 3:30 pmConcurrent Sessions*
Out – “Sternal Precautions”; In – “Keep your MOVE in the TUBE” - LAB
Case-Based Approach to Rehab Management of Medically Complex Patients
Change the Way You Think About Physical Therapy
Intensive Rehabilitation for Children with Neuromotor Disabilities: Following the Evidence
3:30 - 3:40 pmBreak
3:40 - 4:30 pmConcurrent Sessions*
5×5 Presentations
5×5 Presentations
Job Preparedness for Students
5 - 7 pmSocial Event at Smoke on the Water - hosted by the MUSC PT Program
6 - 9 pmSocial Event at YeeHaw Brewing - Sponsored by PT Solutions
Saturday, March 18th
8:15 – 10:15 amBusiness Meeting*
10:15 – 10:30 amBreak and Time with Exhibitors
10:30 – 11:20 amLisa Saladin Lecture Series - Janet Shelley*
11:30 am – 12:30 pmConcurrent Sessions*
DE&I Lecture
Panel Breakouts
The Traits of a Successful Clinician, beyond Clinical Care Delivery
12:30 - 1:30 pmLunch and Time with Exhibitors
1:30 – 3:30 pmConcurrent Sessions*
Stop Tip Toeing Around Treatment Strategies for Toe Walking
Plantar Fasciitis: New Insights into an Old Problem - LAB
Direct Access in Acute Care: A Pilot Program
Assessing and Treating mTBIs from a Therapeutic Perspective
3:30 – 4:00 pmBreak and Time with Exhibitors
4:00 - 6:00 pmConcurrent Sessions*
School House Rock the Remix: How a Bill Becomes Law
Introduction to ECMO for the Rehabilitation Professional
The Dos and Don’ts of insurance Contracting for Physical Therapy
Assessment and Treatment Options for the Pediatric Therapist

CEU Hours

* Indicates sessions that are eligible for CEU credit.  Up to 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs) will be available for attending the Conference.

Friday Socials

APTA-SC Friday Night Social  – Sponsored by PT Solutions, will be at Yeehaw Brewing, a short walk from the host hotel, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Come network with other conference attendees and exhibitors in a relaxed atmosphere. Attendance at the social is included with conference registration. Hope to see you there!

MUSC alumni and MUSC Physical Therapy Program friends attending the APTA-SC Annual Conference are also invited to attend a social on Friday night at Smoke on the Water from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. This event will be in coordination with recently retired PT faculty: Deb Brown, Sandra Brotherton, David Morrisette, David Sword, and Holly Wise. Come reconnect with your MUSC PT family and learn more about the new centerpiece PT scholarship at MUSC, the Come Together scholarship. Light bites and drinks will be provided. Registration desired, but drop-ins welcome.  Register here.