NeuroRecovery Training Institute Faculty Speak at 2016 IV Step Conference

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In addition to the six faculty members who spoke at the July 14-19 event, NeuroRTI served as a Silver Sponsor for the conference

NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is proud to announce that six faculty members spoke at the IV Step Conference at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio on July 14-19, 2016. Additionally, NeuroRTI served as a Silver Sponsor for the event.

The APTA’s Pediatric and Neurology Sections IV STEP Conference is a summer institute for clinicians, educators, and researchers designed to explore new theories and research evidence related to movement science and to translate this evidence into physical therapy practice for individuals of all ages with neurologic disorders. The conference focused on the four “Ps”, Prevention, Prediction, Plasticity, and Participation, as they relate to the roles and responsibilities of today’s physical therapists.

2016 NeuroRTI faculty and presentation topics included:

  • Andrea Behrman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Susan Harkema, PhD, Elizabeth Ardolino, PT, PhD

Friday, July 15: 8 AM – 12 PM, Prediction of Outcomes using Movement System Diagnoses

  • Michele Basso, PT, EdD

Monday, July 18: 8 AM – 12:30 PM, Dosage and Timing for Plasticity and Participation

  • Jennifer Fernandez, PT, DPT, NCS, PCS

Friday, July 15, Sunday, July 17, Monday, July 18: 2 PM – 5 PM, Video-based Case Presentations/Discussions Facilitated by Residency Program Directors & Residents

To learn more about the faculty and courses available through NeuroRecovery Training institute, please visit To learn more about the IV Step Conference, or for information on next year’s conference, please visit

About The NeuroRecovery Training Institute:
The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is on a mission to create and promote a culture of evidence-based practice (EBP) within the neurologic physical therapy profession. Through transformational education efforts, NeuroRTI has created a full continuum of neurologic training programs beginning with a large nationally-scaled physical therapy Neuro Residency, Postprofessional DPT, Certifications, and online Continuing Education (CE) course work that will include various topics in the treatment of spinal cord dysfunction, acquired brain injury, and other neurologic disorders. A course on the Pediatric Neuromuscular Recovery Scale, a cutting edge outcomes tool will launch this fall.

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