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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Pediatric Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Seminar | Feb. 24th, 2018



This course is designed for primary care physicians, family physicians, emergency department/urgent care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists and athletic trainers involved in the care of children and teens with orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries.

Successful management of pediatric orthopaedic and sports medicine pathology requires an accurate diagnosis. The changing landscape of healthcare requires greater value and improved outcomes. Getting the right patient to the right provider for the right treatment at the right time improves value and outcomes.


This unique, multidisciplinary conference is designed to improve quality and add value by:
• Avoiding diagnostic pitfalls
• Optimizing diagnostic efficiency
• Discussing indications for and efficiencies of rehabilitation
• Accelerating functional return to play


Location: Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia

4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd,

Atlanta, GA 30346



For more information contact: Michelle Moore



Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Location: GoToWebinar

Registration Rate: PTAG Members: *Complimentary | Non-Members: $10 
                                (*Limited Space Available, Registration Required)

Middle GA LAN Webinar: PT Documentation for Workman’s Compensation

Middle GA LAN Webinar: PT Documentation for Workman’s Compensation


Course Description

Middle GA LAN will host a webinar on PT Documentation for Workman’s Compensation. All PTAG PTs, PTAs and student members as well as non-members are invited to attend. This is something you will want to be a part of. 




Course Objectives:

  • Review the current landscape of healthcare expenditure and strategies employed to manage escalating costs
  • Describe the role of physical therapy utilization management (UM) companies, their relationship(s) to third party payers/insurers, and the value of working collaboratively with the UM company.
  • Discuss the concept of medical necessity as it applies to outpatient physical therapy services
  • Discuss the therapist’s role in developing evidence based treatment plans that demonstrate measurable, functional improvement
  • Document medical necessity of services to advocate for appropriate physical therapy benefits.
  • Employ effective communication strategies with peer reviewers and referring providers.



Vycki Rupakus, PT, MS, DPT is Director of Therapy Services at eviCore healthcare.  She is responsible for clinical oversight of eviCore’s utilization management programs for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy.  Major responsibilities include creation of clinical criteria as well as interaction with providers/health plans/professional associations to help achieve the Triple Aim.


Before joining eviCore healthcare in 2008, Vycki spent three years as a Director of Clinical Services at Physiotherapy Associates focusing on compliance and provider education.  Prior to that, Vycki served as an administrative director of Physical Medicine services in several healthcare systems in New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.


Vycki received her bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University, master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Illinois, and doctorate in Physical Therapy from Marymount University.

Event Information

Event Start 02-28-2018 7:00 pm
Event End 02-28-2018 8:00 pm
Registration Opens 02-09-2018
Capacity 100
Registered 10
Space Available 90
Registration Closes 02-28-2018 2:00 pm
Cost PTAG Members: Complimentary / Non-Members: $10
Cancellation Policy Cancellation requests must be submitted via email by Monday, February 26, 2018 in order to receive a full refund of the registration fee. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after this date.
Location GoToWebinar
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Friday, April 06, 2018


Fri.-Sun. April 6-8, 2018
Location: Athens, GA
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Join us for PTAG's annual conference, imPacT 2018. Don't miss this occasion to connect with the profession's leaders and receive ample education, networking opportunities, visits with exhibitors & sponsors, group discussions and learn from the industry’s leading speakers!



Saturday, April 14, 2018

Management of Lower Extremity Disorders Course | April 14 - 15, 2018


EIM’s Management of Lower Extremity Disorders course is designed to enhance the participant’s knowledge and skill level in the evidence-based management of individuals with lower extremity disorders and dysfunction. This lab intensive course focuses on the clinical reasoning and hands-on skill development necessary to effectively integrate manual physical therapy examination and intervention techniques into the clinical management of these individuals. Classification systems, outcomes assessment tools, and the application of diagnostic imaging rules for acute lower extremity injuries are discussed as components of the diagnostic process within the framework of evidence-based practice. Participants will receive hands-on demonstration and practice of both examination and selected interventions of lower extremity.


Location: Benchmark - Marietta - Track A GA 30068



For more information on this event contact: Leslie Moon


Friday, June 01, 2018

Emergency Medical Responder Course: Sidelines Care | June 1-3, 2018



American Red Cross course designed for Physical Therapists seeking to become a Sports Certified Specialist (S.C.S.) or requiring certification for on-field coverage of sporting events and athletic trainers.




Children's Office Park

1655 Tullie Cir.

Atlanta, GA 30329




For more information contact: Michelle Moore