Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Tue, 03/29/2011 - 01:48
The Hawaii Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (HAPTA) is a non-profit professional organization serving more than 200 member Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. Our mission is to be the principle membership organization that represents and promotes the profession of Physical Therapy in the State of Hawaii.
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Sun, 03/17/2013 - 13:58
PART A: MDT of the Lumbar Spine | April 26-28, 2013 | Deadline to register is April 10th, 2013
McKenzie is Coming to Town. Now’s Your Opportunity to Take Part A!
Want to learn a system that allows you to effectively evaluate, diagnose and treat back, neck and extremity issues quickly and efficiently?
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Sun, 03/10/2013 - 13:08
Course Instructor: Janet Crosier, PT, DPT, MEd
When: May 4th 1:30pm to 5:00pm and May 5th 8:00am to 4:30pm
Where: Rehabiliation Hospital of the Pacific 3rd floor boardroom
Cost: HAPTA members $100, non-members $200, other professionals $250
Deadline to register is April 1st.
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 12:16
You are invited to the annual Strategic Planning Retreat. Come and enjoy a day with your colleagues as we plan for 2013-14. On behalf of the HAPTA Board and Committee Chairs, I welcome and look forward to seeing you!
You can download the registration form here.
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 12:14
It is with pleasure that I announce the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy(NAIOMT) course offerings in Hawaii for 2013. A full cycle(Levels I – III, Advanced Clinical Reasoning, Thoracic Spine, and Advanced Technique Review) which started on June 8, 2007 has been completed. The next cycle has begun in 2012 and all physical therapists are eligible to enroll in the 2013 courses outlined in the attachment. The three courses are the Level II Lumbopelvic-Hip, Level II Knee-Ankle-Foot, and Level IV Advanced Techniques-Manipulation. This will mark the first time the Level IV Manipulation course is being taught in Hawaii. Distinguished Faculty member and one of the Founders of NAIOMT, Mr. Erl Pettman, PT, MCSP, MCPA, FCAMT will be the Master Instructor for all courses. Mr. Pettman is the author of ‘Manipulative Thrust Techniques, An evidence-based approach”, a comprehensive text on manipulative therapy. For more information on the courses, please visit www.naiomt.com or download our Brochure.
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Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 10:46
Possible contractor change: Palmetto to Noridean. Presently this is disputed. Contract award by end of this month with start date of July 1, 2013. Palmetto will administer until then and if they win, business as usual and if not, HI will change back to Noridean as of July.
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 21:19
Payer Relations Update 12/6/12
Submitted by Patti Taira-Tokuuke
On December 1-3, 2012 APTA held their annual State Policy & Payment Forum in Alexandria, VA. We (Elyse Nakama and I) were updated on trends in healthcare policy, current reform efforts and payer/payment trends. Many changes are ahead for all of healthcare let alone physical therapy.
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 09:31
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 21:57
Voting will be open November 17-24, 2012. HAPTA members will be able to access the link from the HAPTA listserve email to be sent out prior to election or from the HAPTA website.
Submitted by haptaDruPalAdmin on Fri, 09/21/2012 - 14:31
The Hawaii Physical Therapy Association (HAPTA) seeks your opinion regarding this year's initatives. Please take a few minutes out of your day to directly impact the future of our profession by completing the survey below. We request your assistance in forwarding this survey to your friends and fellow staff in the PT community, both members and nonmembers. Thank you for participating in the survey.