April 27-30, 2017 National Aquatic Therapy Conference
Chicago, IL - Westin O'Hare (Rosemount, IL) www.westinohare.com
See Complete Chicago Course Schedule Below! - Click on Course Names for Course Descriptions/Objectives
Register for the Chicago Conference by St. Patrick's Day - March 17th and Save with Early Bird Rates!
Click Here to Make your Hotel Reservation or Call 888-627-8517.
Please make your Hotel Reservations by April 10th!
ATRI Hotel Room Rate - $159 (plus tax), includes complimentary parking
Why Stay at ATRI Host Hotels?
Staying at ATRI host hotels offers great networking opportunities to meet your colleagues and make new friends. When you book your overnight room in the Aquatic Therapy block of rooms, we are able to guarantee a certain number of overnight rooms at the hotel and that reduces the overall costs associated with producing the conference. These savings allow ATRI to offer competitive registration fees and the services that are included with those fees, such as hands-on pool education. And you can’t beat the convenience to run between your overnight room, the pool and lecture room when staying at the host hotel.
New in 2017 - Swift Skills Courses
ATRI is offering new Swift Skills Courses in 2017. Each course is 7-8 hours in length. These courses provide you with concise, economical, practical, evidence-based education in a timely way. Collect two Swift Skills courses to be awarded an ATRI Specialty Certificate. You will also receive our CEC/CEU Record Sheet which is your official Certificate of Attendance for all courses taken at these events.
What's the Difference Between Specialty Certificates and the ATRI Certification?
Specialty Certificates are earned by taking two Swift Skills Courses for which you receive a certificate of completion at the end of the courses. The certificate is given because of the educational hours you put into the courses.
The ATRI Certification is a 3-hour comprehensive exam that will test your ability to meet the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Industry Standards to practice. The exam is optional. You may take the exam at any of our National Conferences or online anytime. Click Here for Complete Details on the ATRI Certification Exam.
Click on Course Names Below for Full Descriptions:
Please Note: Pool Workshops split time between classroom and pool. Land Workshops are in the classroom only and include land and water application. Lectures are in the classroom.
1000 = Entry Level, 2000 = Intermediate, 3000 = Advanced
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Thursday Full-Day Courses (7:30 am-5:00 pm) - 8 credit hours equal to 8 CECs/.8 CEUs
1200 - Intro. to Aquatic Therapy and Rehab - Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop]
NEW! 1204 - Pediatric Hydrotherapy - Barbara Sher, MA, OTR [Pool Workshop] SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
NEW! 2301 - BioExercise: Correcting Muscle Tone, Weakness and Dysfunction - Laurie Denomme, B.Kinesiology; Katrien Lemahieu, MSEN, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
NEW! 3301 - Demystifying the SI Joint - Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
Friday, April 28, 2017
Friday Full-Day Courses (7:30 am-5:30 pm)
2802 - Ai Chi Certification - Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (7:30 am-4:30 pm) - 8.0 credit hours equal to 8.0 CECs/.8 CEUs SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
NEW! 3307 - Mechanical Low Back Pain - Marty Biondi, PT [Pool Workshop] (8:00 am-4:30 pm) - 7.5 credit hours equal to 7.5 CECs/.75 CEUs SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
NEW! 3608 - Advanced ABCs: AquaStretch, Burdenko and Corrective Exercise Techniques for the Weekend Warrior - Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (7:30 am-5:30 pm) - 8.0 credit hours equal to 8.0 CECs/.8 CEUs SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
Friday Morning Course
NEW! 1207 - Pediatric Water Play - Barbara Sher, MA, OTR [Pool Workshop] (7:30 am-12:00 pm) - 4.0 credit hours equal to 4.0 CECs/.4 CEUs
Friday Afternoon Course
1218 - Kids Ortho - Katrien Lemahieu, MSEN, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (1:00-5:00 pm) - 4.0 credit hours equal to 4.0 CECs/.4 CEUs
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Saturday Full-Day Courses (7:30 am-5:15 pm)
NEW! 3203 - Functional Improvements for Older Adults - Marty Biondi, PT [Pool Workshop] - 7.0 credit hours equal to 7.0 CECs/.7 CEUs SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
NEW! 3300 - Thoracic Spine: The Missing Link to Function- Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 7.0 credit hours equal to 7.0 CECs/.7 CEUs SWIFT SKILLS COURSE
Saturday Morning Courses (7:30-11:00 am)
2513 - Progressions for Parkinson's Disease - Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 3.5 credit hours equal to 3.5 CECs/.35 CEUs
Saturday Luncheon and Ruth Sova Birthday Roast (11:30 am - 1:15 pm) This Event is included in Registration Fee - Please Join Us!
Saturday Afternoon Courses (1:30-5:15 pm)
NEW! 1308 - Build Triplane Hip Stability - Laurie Denomme, B.Kinesiology [Pool Workshop] (1:30-5:15 pm) - 3.5 credit hours equal to 3.5 CECs/.35 CEUs
NEW! 2604 - Ai Chi Case Studies - Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC [Lecture] (1:30-4:30 pm) - 3.0 credit hours equal to 3.0 CECs/.3 CEUs
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Sunday Morning Courses
1809 - ATRI Certification QuickPrep - Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC [Lecture] (7:00-8:15 am) - 1.0 credit hour equal to 1.0 CEC/.1 CEU
NEW! 1610 - Ai Chi in 3 - Katrien Lemahieu, MSEN, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (8:30-11:30 am) - 3.0 credit hours equal to 3.0 CECs/.3 CEUs
NEW! 1805 - Keeping it Clinical in a Community Setting - Nicole Scherbarth, CTRS, ATRIC [Lecture] (8:30-11:30 am) - 3.0 credit hours equal to 3.0 CECs/.3 CEUs
NEW! 2233 - Post-Procedure Rehab - Mary LaBarre, PT, DPT, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (8:30-11:30 am) - 3.0 credit hours equal to 3.0 CECs/.3 CEUs
ATRI Certification Exam (separate fee, click at left for complete information)
Registration at 12:30 pm, Exam begins at 1:00 pm
ATRI Conference Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be sent in writing. Your registration fee may be transferred to another ATRI conference or you may transfer your registration to another person. A $50 fee paid by credit card is required for all transfers. Transfers are one-time and must be used within one year of the date of the conference from which you are transferring. If you are cancelling completely, you must cancel 30 days prior to the conference. Your registration fee, minus a $75 processing fee, will be refunded after the conference. There are no refunds for no-shows or for those not meeting the 30-day deadline.
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