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Below is a summary and update on events and benefits available to FPTA members in 2017. Click on the links for more details.

FPTA Event Calendar

Combined Sections Meeting (CSM)

FPTA State Advocacy Days

APTA Federal Advocacy Forum

2017 FPTA Spring Conference

APTA House of Delegates

NEXT Annual Conference and Expo

District events

FPTA Annual Conference

Assembly of Representatives

APTA State Policy & Payment Forum

APTA National Student Conclave

Early Professional SIG

FL Consortium of Clinical Educators

Florida PT in Private Practice SIG

Orthopaedic & Sports OSSIG

Florida Student SIG

Telehealth & Technology SIG

Events

FPTA Event Calendar

Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) (past)

  • February 15-18, 2017
  • San Antonio, TX

FPTA State Advocacy Days (past)

  • February 20-21, 2017
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Members only event, FPTA provides travel reimbursement up to $275
  • Student registration limited to assure full representation of schools and districts by students

APTA Federal Advocacy Forum (past)

  • March 26-28, 2017
  • Washington, DC
  • FPTA provides four $2,250 travel grants to attend
  • Application notice provided through FPTA Weekly Update

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2017 FPTA Spring Conference (past)

  • March 31-April 1, 2017
  • Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, FL
APTA House of Delegates
  • June 19-21, 2017 (immediately preceding NEXT)
  • Boston, MA
  • APTA offers a Student House Usher program accepting applications beginning in spring
  • FPTA offers the Steven Levine APTA HoD Student Grant: Two travel grants of $1,400 are available to one PT and PTA student member to attend
  • Application notice provided through FPTA Weekly Update

APTA NEXT Annual Conference and Expo 

  • June 21-24, 2017
  • Boston, MA
  • Free registration available to first-year postgraduates who renew their membership (see Career Starter Dues program)

District events

  • Offered at the district’s direction throughout the year
  • Often offered at minimal or no charge to students
  • Reference FPTA calendar for individual district events

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FPTA Annual Conference & Assembly of Representatives

  • September 14-17, 2017
  • Orlando, FL

Assembly of Representatives

  • Held at the FPTA Annual Conference & Assembly of Representatives September 14-17, 2017
  • Orlando, FL
  • Student Assembly Representative Program: One student, recommended by the program director, from each program is provided with a free full conference registration and up to $250 in travel reimbursement

APTA 2017 State Policy & Payment Forum

  • September 16-17, 2017
  • Detroit, MI
  • FPTA provides two $750 travel grants for members to attend
  • Application notice provided through the FPTA Weekly Update

APTA National Student Conclave

  • October 19-21, 2017
  • Portland, Oregon
  • FPTA provides $1,200 travel grants for one DPT student and one PTA student to attend
  • Application notice provided through the FPTA Weekly Update

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FPTA Special Interest Groups

Early Professional Special Interest Group

  • Open to PT and PTA students in final semester as well as post-graduate PTs and PTAs within five years of graduation, no charge to join.
  • Leadership opportunities continue, enhanced recognition, ongoing support by peers
  • No charge to join

Florida Consortium of Clinical Educators (FCCE)

  • Dedicated to the development, implementation, and support of quality clinical education for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students
  • Open to all members of the FPTA
  • Dues are $20 per year

Florida Physical Therapists in Private Practice (FLPTPP)

  • Protect, promote, advance, and grow physical therapist owned businesses in the state of Florida
  • Open to all members of the FPTA
  • Dues are $25/owner (includes listserv), $10 PT/PTA and $5 student

Orthopaedic & Sports (OSSIG)

  • Provide a means by which physical therapist physical therapist assistants and students having a common interest in the study of orthopedic or sports physical therapy may share information
  • Open to all members of the FPTA
  • No charge to join

Florida Student Special Interest Group (FSSIG)

  • Open to all PT and PTA students, no charge to join
  • Students have the opportunity to learn about leadership and getting started on how to get involved with FPTA events, leadership and networking
  • Opportunities and benefits listed on the FPTA webpage

Telehealth & Technology

  • Support the use of telehealth and technology in practice in Florida
  • Open to all members of the FPTA
  • No charge to join

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The 2017 FPTA Annual Conference & Assembly of Representatives will be held September 14-17 in Orlando, FL at the Buena Vista Palace. Hotel room reservations are open, reserve today to assure your rate!



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