SPT&RS Alumni Weekend 2018 and 20th Celebration
Reconnect & Re-Mobilize
Come spend the weekend with your fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and others from the PT community to celebrate our 20th anniversary of the USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences. All events, CEU's, parking, and meals are FREE for SPT&RS alumni. We ask that you register in advance to secure your spot. All events will be hosted on the USF Health Campus in North Tampa, except for the dinner on Saturday evening. Once you RSVP you will receive an email confirmation within 48 hours. As we near the event date we will send out specific information as it pertains to campus locations, parking, and directions.
We will be awarding up to 10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) if you are able to attend the entire weekend full of events. Please see the schedule of events below.
Friday, October 26, 2018
1:00 - 4:00 PM
CEU #1: Dizzy patients have you spinning? A review of vestibular rehabilitation.
(3 CEU Credits)
Dr. Karen Skop, PT, DPT, MS - Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialists James A. Haley VA Hospital
Dr. Jeannie Stephenson, PT, PhD, NCS - Assistant Professor USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Wine and Cheese Mixer
Come spend the evening mingling with fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and other from our PT community to kickoff our weekend festivities! Alumni are welcome to bring a guest for this event.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
8:00 - 8:50 AM
Keynote and Continental Breakfast: Are we practicing PT as movement system experts?
(1 CEU Credit)
9:00 - 11:50 AM
CEU #2: Putting patients back in patient centered care: shared decision making in PT.
(3 CEU Credits)
Dr. Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS - Associate Professor USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Noon - 1:30 PM
Lunch and Tours of the School: Cheeseburger in Paradise Alumni Edition
Welcome back to one of the favorite traditions of the past decade. Join fellow alumni for Cheeseburger in Paradise - Alumni Edition. Enjoy a cheeseburger buffet, listen to live music, and renew old friendships. Then, see how much has changed on a walking tour of the school with current DPT students.
1:30 - 4:15 PM
CEU #3: Examining patients using a movement system model.
(3 CEU Credits)
Dr. Cynthia C. Zadai, PT, DPT, MS, FAPTA - Professor Emeritus MGH Institute for Health Professions
5:30 - 8:00PM
20th Celebration Dinner and Awards at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Come spend an evening at Busch Gardens with fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and others to celebrate our 20 years as a School. We'll hear from our School Director and founding faculty member Dr. Swisher, announce and acknowledge our Alumni Award winners, and enjoy good company while celebrating our 20 years. Alumni are welcome to bring a guest to this event.
There are a number of hotels near USF that offer a shuttle and discount to USF visitors/guests. Below are a few nearby that you may want to consider.
Embassy Suites By Hilton Tampa USF
3705 Spectrum Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612
Hyatt Place Tampa/Busch Gardens
11408 N. 30th St. Tampa, FL 33612
Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa - North
8210 Hidden River Pkwy. Tampa, FL 33637
Holiday Inn & Suites Tampa North Busch Gardens Area
11310 N 30th St. Tampa, FL 33612