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Practice Affairs Committee Live Webinar

The Practice Affairs Committee is excited to host its next webinar on Thursday, June 13 from 7-9 pm CST Join us for an enlightening event featuring esteemed authors of the Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Journal accepted manuscript, “Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy: A Modern Definition and Description”. In this session, the authors will delve into the process of crafting their manuscript, providing attendees with a behind-the-scenes look at the journey from conception to publication. The highlight of the webinar will be a comprehensive review of the newly proposed definition of OMPT. The authors will unpack the significance of this modern definition and how it reflects contemporary thinking, embracing advances across scientific, clinical, and educational domains within the profession. Clinicians, educators, and students alike will gain valuable insights into how the new definition can be integrated into clinical practice, as well as entry-level and post-professional education. This will be an invaluable opportunity to understand the unique and essential aspects of advanced OMPT training, examination, and treatment competencies. Don’t miss this chance to engage with thought leaders in the field and enhance your understanding of OMPT’s role in advancing healthcare.

Unveiling a Contemporary Definition of OMPT


Dr. Elaine Lonnemann
Dr. Elaine Lonnemann has dedicated over 35 years as a clinician, academician, and leader. Specializing in orthopedic manual physical therapy, she's served as a private practice owner, chief PT, and assistant director of outpatient services. Her 25-year academic career spans Associate Professorship, transitional DPT Program Directorship, and roles as Associate Dean for Health Sciences and Associate Dean of Physical Therapy. She’s served as Secretary and two terms as President in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, and currently serves as APTA KY's Chief Delegate. At the University of St. Augustine, Elaine serves as the Executive Liaison for Community Outreach while pursuing a Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership Management.

Dr. Jason Silvernail
Dr. Jason Silvernail earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Scranton, and his Doctor of Science degree from Baylor University. He is board-certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Army-Baylor Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy at Fort Sam Houston, earning him a Fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. In the US Army he holds the rank of Colonel, has been stationed across the United States and in Europe over his 30+ year career, and has deployed to hostile fire areas in the middle east and Afghanistan.

This webinar is free for AAOMPT members and non-members, but you must log in or create an account in order to register (membership is not required to create an account).

6/13/2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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