Upcoming events

    • Friday, October 04, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program 4190 26th Ave S Fargo, ND 58104

    The APTA North Dakota Board of Directors will meet in Fargo at the University of Jamestown PT Building on October 4th beginning at 10:00 a.m. We anticipate adjournment by 3:00 p.m.

    • Friday, October 04, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Building 4190 26th Ave S Fargo, ND 58104

    The Business Meeting of APTA North Dakota will be held at the University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Building in Fargo, ND from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

    If you are unable to attend in person, the meeting will be available via the Meet-Me-Line and Zoom. Look here for more information before the meeting!

    • Saturday, October 05, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sunday, October 06, 2019
    • 3:30 PM
    • Fargo, ND - University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Building 4190 26th Ave S Fargo, ND 58104
    • 20

    Register NOW!

    Two options:

    Live Course only = 15 credits

    Click here for course details:  https://www.healthclick.com/courses/Sports-Concussions.php


    Live Course + Online Course = 28 total credits. With this option you will be registered for the course in Fargo AND have access to an additional concussion course online for one year! Here is a link to the additional online course: https://www.healthclick.com/courses/Current-Concussion-Evaluation-and-Treatment-Approaches.php

    This course by North American Seminars, Inc. is a two-day advanced evidence-based course specific to Sport Related concussion in today's health care environment. Course attendees will be equipped with a systematic evaluation of patients who have sustained a concussion and will be provided with tools to improve patient outcomes to return an athlete safely and efficiently to play. 

    Here's a link to the course brochure with schedule: 


    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Describe pathophysiology of sport related concussion and current diagnostic and management strategies employed both on the field and in the clinic.
    • Identify potential symptomology following concussion to include cognitive, orthopedic, neurological, physiological and psychological dysfunction.
    • Compare and contrast differences between special populations to include child and elite athletes in regard to concussion management.
    • Discuss objective testing utilized in sport related concussion to include sideline assessment tools, computerized neurocognitive testing, and specific measures for cervical, ocular, vestibular and exertional impairments.
    • Perform a comprehensive concussion evaluation to include cervical examination, vestibular ocular examination and exertional testing to quantify impairments commonly occurring with concussion injury.
    • Identify driving subtypes via clinical trajectories specific to individual patients in order to facilitate return to sport in a timely fashion when appropriate.
    • Compare and contrast current evidence on the role of rest versus guided active rehabilitation strategies to include decision-making on initiation of return to play protocol.
    • Design appropriate impairment based treatment plans based on clinical trajectories and driving subtypes that are multi-modal to insure safe return to play.
    • Employ sports specific drills that address post concussive impairments and insure athlete is safe to return to sport and/or activity.
    • Identify patient that need referral to neuropsychology, neurology or possible neuro-optometry for further assistace in post concussive management.
    • Discuss patient and caregiver education on current evidence regarding residual effects and potential sequelae from concussion injury.
    • Describe current technology available for both diagnostic and intervention of sport related concussion.
    • Design effective home exercise program to prevent recurrence of symptomology and facilitate functional athletic independence.
    • Saturday, November 16, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Family Wellness, Fargo, ND

    The Great American Bike Race is coming to Fargo!

    Teams of 6 will compete of stationary bikes and all of the money raised will go to helping sick and injured children with our local Children’s Miracle Network!

    There is a $25 registration fee per person with a total $100 suggested fundraising goal in order to receive a t-shirt. If your company wants to sponsor a team but not participate, there are three amounts $250, $500, and $1000. Please contact Jenny Schaetz at jenny.schaetz@bigstonetherapies.com

    If you are interested in participating in an APTA North Dakota team please e-mail Marley Zachmann at marley.zachmann@gmail.com.

    You can sign up here: https://sanford.donordrive.com/index.cfm…

Past events

Saturday, September 21, 2019 ND Student Conclave

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