confThe conference “Face the Storm: Gaining the System Skills Needed to Succeed in the Changing Healthcare Environment,” co-sponsored by Boston University’s Health & Disability Research Institute and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), is set to target the need to develop system skills as a key component of physical therapy practice. The event will be held on June 7 in Boston, according to a recent news release.

The release notes that the conference agenda is slated to encompass a blend of didactic presentations, opportunities for discussion of among attendees, and case examples of innovative programs. The news release also notes that the target audience for the event includes PT professionals seeking to advance the development of system skills in physical therapy practice.

Speakers scheduled to present at the June event include Paul Rockar, PT, DPT, MS, president of APTA; Lind Resnik, PT, Phd, Brown University; James Gordon, PT, EdD, University of Southern California; and Jim Hoyme, PT, MBA, Therapy Partners Inc.

Objectives for participants following the completion of the conference include the ability to understand how to set up and manage a clinical database and identify targets for clinical performance, and select optimal outcome measures.

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For individuals interested in attending the event but are unable to travel to Boston, registration is available for the virtual conference/webcast. A total of 0.8 CEUs will be awarded following conference attendance, whether virtual or live, and successful completion of an online post-conference assessment.

[Source: Boston University School of Public Health]