November 8-11, 2018 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 October 1st and Save with Early Bird Rates!
Click Here to Make your Hotel Reservation or Call 888-627-8517.
Please make your Hotel Reservations by October 31st!
ATRI Hotel Room Rate - $149 (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.
What's the Difference Between Specialty Certificate Programs and the ATRI Certification?
Specialty Certificate Programs are 2-day, 15-hour programs for which you receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course. The certificate will be in an area of emphasis such as Geriatrics, Orthopedics, etc. The certificate is bestowed because of the educational hours you put into the course. You will also receive our CEC/CEU Record Sheet which is your official Certificate of Attendance for all courses taken at these events.
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, November 8, 2018
Thursday Full-Day Courses (7:30 am-5:00 pm) - 8 credit hours
1200 - Intro. to Aquatic Therapy and Rehab - Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop]
2201 - Pediatric AquaHab - Julia Meno, CTRS, CMT, ATRIC [Pool Workshop]
Thursday-Friday, November 8-9: 2-Day Track - 15 credit hours
NEW! 2237 - Geriatric Specialty Certificate Program - Mary Wykle, PhD, ATRIC / David Berry, PhD, AT, ATC, ATRIC / Marty Biondi, PT, DPT, CSCS / June Chewning, MA, BS, AEA, AFAA / Sandy Stoub, MA [Pool Workshop]
Thursday, November 8: 7:30 am-5:00 pm
Friday, November 9: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Friday, November 9, 2018
Friday Morning Courses (8:00-11:00 am)
NEW! 1624 - Cranial Sacral Release - Donna Lewen, BA, AEA, ATRIC [Land Workshop] (8:00-11:00 am) - 3.0 credit hours
NEW! 2308 - Applications and Outcomes for Low Back Issues - Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (8:00-11:00 am) - 3.0 credit hours
Friday Afternoon Courses (1:00-3:00 pm)
NEW! 1305 - Pilates for Core Balance and Posture - Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC [Land Workshop] - 2.0 credit hours
1628 - Keltic Hands - Jim Kelsey, KT, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 2.0 credit hours
NEW! 3310 - Advanced Essentials for Hips - Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 2.0 credit hours
Friday Afternoon Courses (3:15-5:15 pm)
NEW! 2611 - Seated Core Strength - Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC [Land Workshop] - 2.0 credit hours
NEW! 2635 - Myofascial Release for Spasticity and Contractures - Julia Meno, CTRS, CMT, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 2.0 credit hours
NEW! 3318 - Advanced Essentials for Knees - Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 2.0 credit hours
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Saturday Morning Courses (8:00-11:00 am)
NEW! 2011 - What Your Doc Never Told You about Mixing Water and Osteoporosis - Marty Biondi, PT, DPT, CSCS [Pool Workshop] (8:00-11:00 am) - 3.0 credit hours
2233 - Sports Conditioning - David Berry, PhD, AT, ATC, ATRIC [Land Workshop] - 3.0 credit hours
2615 - Suspension for Balance and Core - Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] (8:00-11:00 am) - 3.0 credit hours
Saturday Luncheon and Keynote by Ruth Sova (11:30 am - 1:15 pm) This Event is included in Registration Fee - Please Join Us!
Saturday Afternoon Courses (1:30-4:30 pm)
2327 - Optimal Techniques for Neck and Shoulder - Beth Scalone, PT, DPT, OCS, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 3.0 credit hours
3203 - Athletic Rehab - David Berry, PhD, AT, ATC, ATRIC [Pool Workshop] - 3.0 credit hours
NEW! 3305 - The Research Behind Aquatic Gait Training - Marty Biondi, PT, DPT, CSCS [Lecture] - 3.0 credit hours
Saturday Afternoon Course (4:45-5:45 pm)
1809 - ATRI Certification QuickPrep - Ruth Sova, MS, ATRIC [Lecture] - 1.0 credit hour
Sunday, November 11, 2018
ATRI Certification Exam (separate fee, click at left for complete information)
Starting time: 8:00 am
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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