CSM and Annual Conference

Combined Sections Meeting 2018

CSM 2018
CSM 2018 - New Orleans, LA

Dates: February 21-24, 2018
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Twitter: @APTAcsm
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CVP CSM Programming
Wed. 2/21/18 – Preconference Courses

Expanding Practice for Mechanical Circulatory and Complete Respiratory Support
Presenters: Catherine D. Printz, DPT; Lisa M. Hayes, PT, DPT; Jennifer A. Rhodes, PT, DPT; Michelle Oberst, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA; Jessica L. LeJeune, DPT; Megan M. Gill, PT

Clinical Application of EKG Interpretation for the Rehabilitation Therapist
Presenter: Chris L. Wells, PT, PhD, ATC, CCS

Thurs. 2/22/18 - Educational Sessions

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Can I Stop Now? The importance of measuring and progressing endurance in adults
Presenters: Pamela Bartlo, PT, DPT, CCS and Julie Skrzat, PT, DPT, CCS

Airways and Runways
Presenters: Gail Dechman, PT, PhD, Kristin Lefebvre, PT, PhD, CCS, and Kimbly Morgan, PT, MSc

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research: A Year in Review
Presenters: Paul Ricard, PT, DPT, CCS and Lawrence P. Cahalin, PhD, PT, CCS

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Increasing Awareness, Referral, and Participation
Presenter: Lauren Mellett, PT, DPT, CCS

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Linda Crane Lecture
Presenter: Sean Collins, PT, ScD

Fri. 2/23/18 – Educational Sessions

8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Science of Movement with VTE: Myths, Meds, Monitoring, and Mobility
Presenters: Ellen Hillegass, PT, PhD, FAPTA, CCS and Michael Puthoff, PT, PhD, GCS

Respiratory Muscle Training Prescription: Endurance or Strength?

Presenters: Lawrence P. Cahalin, PhD, PT, CCS; Nathan Hellyer, PT, PhD; Daniel Martin, PT, PhD; Richard S. Severin, PT, DPT, CCS; Barbara K. Smith, PT, PhD

Platform presentations 1

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Do you want to be a Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Specialist (CCS)?
Presenters: Morgan K. Johanson, PT, MSPT, CCS; Rebecca H. Crouch, PT, DPT, MS, CCS; Alexandra J. Sciaky, PT, DPT, MS, CCS

Restoring Exercise Capacity Impaired in Association with Diabetes Is Big Matter
Presenter: Abraham Lee, PT, PhD

Platform presentations 2

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Interstitial Lung Disease: Understanding the disease and role of PT
Presenters: Ellen Hillegass, PT, PhD, FAPTA, CCS; Tiffany Haney, MPT; Sean Lowers, PT, DPT, CCS; Brett Koermer, BSES, PT

Rehabilitation for the Critically Ill Population: Current and Future Directions
Presenters: Amy Nordon-Craft, PT DSc; Amy M. Pastva, PT, PhD; Daniel Malone, PT, PhD, CCS; Marc Moss, MD

Sat. 2/24/2018 – Educational Sessions

8:00 am-10:00 am

Lung Transplantation across the Continuum of Care
Presenters: Rebecca Byrd, PT, DPT, CCS and Karlyn J. Schiltgen, PT, DPT

Patient Hand-off: Best Practices for Patients in Cardiac Episode Payment Models
Presenters: Donna Diedrich, PT, DPT, GCS and Eric Nelson, RPT

Platform presentations 3

11:00 am-1:00 pm

A Clinical Practice Guideline Update on Chronic Heart Failure
Presenters: John Heick, DPT, PhD, NCS, OCS, SCS; Sean Collins, PT, ScD; Michael J. Shoemaker, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS; Kristin M. Lefebvre, PT, PhD, CCS; Konrad Dias, PT, DOPT, CCS

Called, but Reluctant, to Address Lifestyle Behaviors: A Model to Help
Presenters: Donald Lein, PT, PhD; Diane Clark, PT, MBA, DScPT; David M. Morris, PT, PhD; John Lowman, PT, PhD; Patricia Perez, PT, DScPT, OCS

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