When: October 23-25, 2014 (preconference courses October 21-22)

Union Station Hotel, St Louis, MO


Innovation and Inspiration: Gateway to the BEST

Attend the American Physical Therapy Association’s Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference (SoPAC) for a great chance to network with your pediatric therapist colleagues from across the country and around the world. More than 50 educational tracks in 8 pediatric specialty areas (neonatology, early intervention, school-based, sports & fitness, adolescents & adults with developmental disabilities, hospital-based, general practice, and academia) allow you to customize your educational experience – focus on one track or jump from one to another for a lifespan approach.

You may also elect to attend one of the pre-conference courses (either on its own or with SoPAC) for even more customized continuing education:

2-day Preconference Courses (October 21-22)

  • Pediatric Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Incontinence
    Speaker: Robin Lund, DPT
  • Essentials to Starting a Private Practice
    Speakers: Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT; Peter McMenamin, PT, MS, OCS; Cindy Miles, PT, PhD, PCS
  • APTA CI Credentialing
    Speaker: Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS

1-day Preconference Courses (October 22)

  • The Harris Infant Neuromotor Test (HINT): From Research to Practice
    Speaker: Susan R. Harris, PhD, FAPTA, FCAHS
  • Life span development of individuals with CP: Implications for the Treatment of Infants, Children, and Adolescents with CP
    Speaker: Pamela A. Mullens PT, PhD


SoPAC will also feature an Exhibit Hall, Practice Fair, Poster Presentations, an exercise initiative/health fair in conjunction with the St Louis Rock & Roll marathon, and more! To see the full array of offerings, to check out the sessions, or to register, visit www.sopac.us.

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