October 26, 2017

SLU Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Sponsors Continuing Education Workshop - December 2, 2017

Advances in the Management of Knee Pathology

Saturday, December 2, 2017
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Multipurpose Room, Allied Health Building
Saint Louis University

Interventions for knee pathology evolve over time. Keeping current with the latest techniques is sometimes difficult. What works? Does it work for everyone? How can I select the best intervention for my patient? Join colleagues at this 4 hour continuing education program addressing chronic and acute knee pathology.

Topics include:

Task-specific Movement Training Intervention for Patellofemoral Pain
Gretchen Salsich, PT, PhD

Contemporary Interventions for Patellar Tendinopathy
Mike Markee, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT,ATC

ACL Injury and Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature Athlete
Scott Kaar, MD

Identifying and Locating Quality Evidence for Busy Clinicians
Mary Krieger, R.N., M.L.I.S

Saint Louis University, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training (BOC AP# P3877) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 4 EBP Category hours/CEUs.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine Continuing Education Program is a continuing education sponsor for the State of Illinois to provide Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy CE courses.
State of Illinois Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor License # 216-000085 Expiration Date: 09/30/2018 CE Contact hours: 4.0

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this program, a participant will be able to:
  • Describe the relationship between movement impairments and patellofemoral pain
  • Discuss the efficacy of current interventions for patella tendinopathy
  • Explain the consequences of delaying surgical stabilization in the ACL-deficient adolescent
  • Identify high quality evidence with a targeted search strategy.

Target Audience
  • This program is intended for athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other healthcare professionals.

  • Early Bird (payment by 11/27/2017) $50
  • Regular Registration (after 11/27/2017) $60

Registration and payment information
  • Registration form and payment information are available through Saint Louis University REGISTRATION LINK
  • If paying by check, please contact Kitty Newsham (knewsham@slu.edu)

Cancellation/Refund Policy
A full refund of the conference registration fees will be made for requests received by November 30, 2017. No refunds will be processed after November 30, 2017. In the event a program is cancelled, participants are entitled to a full refund.
All refund requests must be sent in writing (postal or email) to, and received by Kitty Newsham at Saint Louis University’ 3437 Caroline Mall, St Louis, MO 63104 or knewsham@slu.edu). Refunds approved by November 30, 2017, will be issued to the original payer in the same amount as the payment received.

South on Grand from I-64/40 or North on Grand from I-44. Turn East on Chouteau to South on Theresa.

Garage parking is accessible from Theresa or Rutgers Ave.
Hickory East Garage: 3424 Hickory St. Garage Rate: $2 per hour, $6 per day

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