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APTA Honors & Awards Announcement

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has announced the 2020 Honors and Awards Program recipients, four of which are Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy members. The Awardees have been selected by APTA’s Board of Directors. We applaud these individuals for their outstanding accomplishments. Please join us in congratulating and celebrating our Academy members:

🏅𝐋𝐮𝐜𝐲 𝐁𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐫 𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝
Danny D. Smith, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Orthopaedic and Sports Clinical Specialist

🏅𝐒𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐈𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐭 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝
James R. Giebfried, PT, DPT, MA, MBA

🏅𝐃𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐲 𝐁𝐚𝐞𝐭𝐡𝐤𝐞-𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐫 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠
Mark Donald Bishop, PT, PhD, FAPTA

🏅𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐌𝐜𝐌𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐧 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝
Brittanie Rachelle Brantley, PTA

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Grab your coffee and laptop and join us on Saturday, May 9 for our newest 7.5 hour, live webinar, Tackling Sacroiliac and Pelvic Girdle Dysfunction (SIJ) presented by Deborah Riczo, PT, DPT, MEd. Use code SIJ10 to save 10% on registration. Discuss the current evidence supporting the use of movement based and static symmetry special tests for diagnosing sacroiliac dysfunction...

$30 billion emergency relief package began rolling out on April 10, making direct deposits into provider and facility accounts based on 2019 Medicare billing. Many health care providers — including PTs — caring for patients with possible or verified COVID-19 received a welcome surprise when they checked their bank accounts on April 10. Read more

APTA members are transforming society every day — and the media is paying attention. In this installment, the APTA focuses on coronavirus-related media coverage of members discussing everything from telehealth to home-based prehabilitation during a pandemic. Read more

Optimize your time by earning contact hours and save money on your CE contact hours! Gain skills from the comfort of your home! Explore all online courses | View ALL Discounts

Have you considered teaching through the Academy? Submit a proposal for an online, webinar or regional course! Teaching is a great way to connect with PT professionals, spread your knowledge and skills and earn a side income! Learn more.

In two related articles, physical therapists on the frontlines of Italy's battle with COVID-19 discuss physical therapy with infected patients in the hospital, and how PTs can help with recovery from post-intensive care syndrome. Read more

Host an individual Academy course or one of our Corporate Training Programs at your hospital, clinic or training center in 2021! We have extended our application deadline to June 15, 2020. Learn more.

The following positions are available for nominations: President-Elect, Director of Research, Director of Education, Nominating Committee Member and SIG positions: SSIG Director and EPSIG Director. Nominate yourself or a fellow member!  Learn more

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain the U.S. health care system, providers, patients, and small businesses. The American Physical Therapy Association is grateful for the work that Congress has done to assist health care providers, patients, students, and small businesses. As Congress continues to work on a fourth COVID relief package, we are asking legislators to take additional steps to ensure patient and provider protections, including providing a long-term policy solution for increasing access to rehabilitation services via telehealth, assisting small businesses, protecting health care providers and first responders at the front lines of the pandemic, and ensuring economic stability for the health care system. While Congress and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have taken a number of actions to address the current pandemic, APTA is urging Congress to take immediate steps to ensure patient safety and protect health care providers, including stopping any cuts to Medicare payment. Congress will be considering additional relief packages related to COVID-19 in the days and weeks ahead. Please click below to send an email to your members of Congress urging them to consider important policy proposals for inclusion in the next COVID-19 relief package. Take action: https://www.votervoice.net/APTA/campaigns/73113/respond

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