Districts: Southwest District
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Counties in District:

Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Lee

Major Cities

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Clewiston, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Immokalee, La Belle, Lehigh Acres, Naples, Port Charlotte, Sanibel

Other Cities and Towns

Everglades City, Lehigh, Marco Island, Punta Gorda


Welcome to the Southwest District of the FPTA. Districts provide members with an opportunity to get involved at a local level. Please feel free to browse this page, visit the photo gallery and see what events are planned. You may contact the district leadership via the information below, FPTA members may view complete profiles on the right after signing in. 

District Leadership

Regional Director: Rob Sillevis
Chair: Jacqueline Van Duijn
Vice Chair:  Daniel Stevens
Secretary: Lucas Egan
Treasurer: Joshua Lewis

Chief Assembly Rep: Richard Romeis
PTA Rep: Timothy Landis


Upcoming District Events


May 11, 2019

SW District PAC Fundraising Continuing Education Courses

The Southwest District of the Florida Physical Therapy Association is hosting a PAC Fundraising and Continuing Education event on Saturday May 11 at Gardner Orthopedics in Fort Myers, Florida. There will be an online Silent Auction for 2 weeks up to May 11, the day of a Blood Flow Restriction Training CE Course and Dry Needling CE Course followed by a beer tasting.

Topic 1:
 Blood Flow Restriction Training
Joshua Lewis, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CMPT and Richard Romeis, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CMPT
Topic 2: 
Physical Therapy and Dry Needling: What is the Fuzz all about?

Each course provides two (2) live hours of continuing education towards 2019 Florida license renewal.

9:00-11:00 Presentation: Introduction to Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT)
11:00-1:00 Presentation: Physical Therapy and Dry Needling: Whats the Fuzz all About?
1:00-2:00 Lunch and Beer Tasting!

 Register by May 10th clicking HERE.

September 17, 2019
SW District 3rd Quarter Meeting & Presentation

Topic: Medical Errors
Speaker: Debbie Stern
6:00pm-8:00pm Presentation - 2 CEU’s available

November 5, 2019
SW District 4th Quarter Meeting & Presentation
Topic: TBD
Speaker: TBD
6:00pm-6:30pm - Social
6:30-7:00pm - Business meeting
7:00pm-8:00pm - Presentation - 1 CEU available





Upcoming Events
Southwest District: FGCU Research Poster Presentations Online
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
2020 FPTA Annual Conference
Thursday, September 24, 2020
2020 Annual Conference Exhibitor Registration
Friday, September 25, 2020

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