APTA KS 2024 Spring Conference | Hyatt Regency Wichita, Wichita KS | March 22-23, 2024

General Details

The APTA Kansas 2024 Spring Conference will be held on March 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita, Wichita, Kansas and include 2 full days of educational sessions. Attendees will earn a total CEU credit of 16 hours (includes optional business meeting lunch)

Special Keynote Speaker - Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD

The Keynote Speaker on Friday, March 22nd will be Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD. Adrian will be presenting two 2-hour sessions on “The Application of Pain Neuroscience Education: A Step-by-Step Clinical Guide” and “I Hurt because I’m old: Really?”

For more information on Adriann, visit his website at https://whyyouhurt.com/WYH-ask.html

The list below contains the topics that will be discussed at the Spring Conference

  • Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD - “The Application of Pain Neuroscience Education: A Step-by-Step Clinical Guide” and “I Hurt because I’m old: Really?”
  • Kelsey Kuehn, PT, DPT, CSCS, CF-L1 – “Managing Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy and Postpartum” and “Exercise Prescription for the Female Athlete”
  • Rob Manske, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, FAPTA – “Conservative Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis”
  • Rich Bomgardner, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS – “How to navigate the post-concussion return-to-learn process.”
  • Noelle Dowma, DPT, BFA, NCPT, NCPT, BSPTS – “Physical Therapy Lessons to be Learned From Pilates”
  • BJ Lehecka, DPT, PhD – “Butt Science”
  • Vicki Landers, PT, DPT, ACC – “How You Show Up Matters”
  • Duane Olberding, LSCSW and LCAC – “Heart of America Professional Network- The Risk Management of Impaired Healthcare Providers”

Platform and Poster Sessions

The Platform and Poster Sessions will be held on Saturday morning, March 23 from 8:30-11:00 am. New this year the poster sessions are included in your conference registration. This year we will have 4 Platform presentations and 12 Poster presentations. For a list of all presentations, please click on the link below:

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Free Student Breakfast with the Board

APTA Kansas is hosting a FREE Student Only hot breakfast for student attendees to network with the APTA KS Board of Directors on Saturday March 23th at 7:30-8:30am.

Don't miss your chance to meet the Board of Directors, ask them anything, voice a concern or point you in the right direction for your specific interests? Register for the APTA KS Student Breakfast with the Board today!

The APTA KS Board of Directors are experts in their areas of practice, education, and research. They have been practicing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants for decades and some for many decades. They would love to share their knowledge and expertise with physical therapy students.

To RSVP for the Free Student Only Breakfast with the Board, click on the following link. Student Breakfast Registration Link

Hyatt Regency Wichita, Wichita KS - Book by March 1, 2024

There are a limited number of hotel rooms reserved for conference attendees at the Hyatt Regency Wichita.
Hotel reservations can be made for the reduced price $132 per night

Click Here for more information on the hotel

Hyatt Regency Wichita

400 West Waterman

Wichita, KS 67202


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Speaker Submission

Are you interested in speaking about a particular topic for the APTA Kansas Webinar or Spring or Fall Conference? Would you like to educate others on a topic you are passionate about with a short video on the APTA Kansas YouTube Channel? APTA Kansas is now accepting proposals for our YouTube Channel, Webinars and Conferences using the Speaker submission link below.

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