Continuing Education

Continue to expand your skills and knowledge with our Continuing Education Program. We offer an annual lecture and other educational courses. Please see upcoming events below.

Cadaver Anatomy Review for Physical Therapists

Discussion of the clinical applications of multiple anatomical points. Participants will be divided into groups and rotate through anatomical stations. The overview at each station will emphasize the muscles, nerves, arteries, and joint structures of the upper and lower extremities, plus neck, back, and abdominal wall.

Presented by: Ward Glasoe, PT, PhD, Brendan Dougherty, PT, PhD, James Carey, PT, PhD, Jamie Suchy, PT, PhD
Saturday, August 24, 2019
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jackson Hall - 5th floor

4 contact hours/category 1 plus a snack and beverage.

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Jack Allison Memorial Lecture

"The Movement System and Lumbar Diagnoses: Where are we now?"
Presented by: Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Saturday, November 16, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Coffman Memorial Union, Mississippi Room

6 contact hours/category 1 plus lunch.

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Learn More About Jack Allison

Jack Allison

Jack Allison was a beloved professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota. He received his baccalaureate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota in 1954. He served as a physical therapist in the U.S. Army at Valley Forge Hospital from 1954-1955 and at the University of Minnesota Hospital from 1956-1957. His teaching career in the Program in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota extended from 1957-1993. With outstanding vision and leadership, he served as the Director of the Program from 1978-1993. He was an accomplished educator endeared by all students. In 1992, he received the prestigious Horace T. Morse-University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for his outstanding teaching talent. He was an inventor of two patents on devices related to supporting the head during physical therapy and measuring head mobility. He served on numerous committees and in elected positions at both the state and national levels of the American Physical Therapy Association. He was a renowned speaker on health care insurance and served as a consultant for Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Above his many professional accomplishments, he will be remembered most by the 1000 physical therapy students whom he taught in his career for his genuine friendliness, helpfulness and dignity shown to all.