Fit4Therapy

August 9, 2013 1:00pm - 4:10pm

This event is open to OT/PT.

This course is pending approval from TOTA and TPTA for 3 CEUs.

Speakers:  Alice Anderson, PT, DPT, PCS

The Department of Health and Human Services as well as the CDC recommends all individuals participate in regular fitness activities to assist in maintaining a healthy weight as well as cardiovascular fitness.  This recommendation also applies to persons with disabilities to the extent possible given their physical impairments.  This course will focus on methods to incorporate physical activity into therapy programs as well as into the daily lives of persons with physical disabilities.

About our speaker:

Alice Anderson, PT, DPT, PCS

Alice completed her entry-level physical therapy training at the University of Central Arkansas in 1983.  She subsequently earned an Advanced Master of Science in Physical Therapy at Texas Woman’s University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from AT Still University.  She is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy.  After working for nearly 25 years at Children’s Medical Center, she joined Therapy 2000, a pediatric home health agency based in Dallas.  She currently serves as the Program Director of the High Risk Infant and Toddler program.  Additionally, Alice presents on the role of physical therapy for persons with bleeding disorders on local, national, and international levels.  In her free time, she has participated in multiple international medical outreaches in Central and South America as well as Eastern Europe.  Alice lives in Dallas where she enjoys yoga, boot camp workouts, reading, and many outdoor activities including playing with her sheltie puppy, Loki.

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