AMTA Rhode Island Chapter Calendar

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Volunteer opportunity – The Good Life Expo @ Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please contact Larry Gallagher with any questions or to participate in this event!

Oct
6
Sun
2019
Upcoming CE Class: Reiki with William Downing @ Village at Waterman Lake
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am
This workshop is a one day Level One Usui Reiki Certification class.
Students will learn:
  • History and principles of Reiki
  • Receive a Reiki attunement
  • Learn and practice hand placements
  • Ability to give others a Reiki treatment
This program meets AMTA continuing education standards and is approved for 6 NCBTMB contact hours
Certificates will be provided at the conclusion of the workshop
Materials & Supplies Needed:
  • Massage Table
  • Dress in comfortable clothing
Oct
15
Tue
2019
BOD Meeting @ TBD
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

* Board meetings are open to all of our members. Times and dates are subject to change. Locations to be determined. If you would like to attend a meeting and learn more about your Chapter, please contact our Secretary, Kimberly Mederios, at 1-860-617-1546 or via email at AMTA.RIsecretary@gmail.com prior to any meeting for confirmation on date, time and location. Check in the next newsletter or calendar for future meeting dates.

 

Oct
19
Sat
2019
Changing the Culture of Pain Treatment Symposium @ CCRI - Great Hall
Oct 19 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Program Description

The purpose of this interprofessional educational program will be to change the culture of pain management by promoting non-opioid therapies for pain. Various evidence-based alternative treatment modalities such as clinical massage therapy, acupuncture, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic care, naturopathic medicine, cognitive behavioral therapy, and community health services will be introduced. Panelists will discuss their approaches to specific patient case examples giving providers the knowledge to choose the best treatment path for their patients.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Medical Students, Residents & Fellows, Occupational Therapists, Therapeutic Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, CCRI Health and Rehabilitative Science Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Clinical Instructors.

Competency Areas

ABMS: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Systems-based Practice; IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams; Interprofessional Education Collaborative: Roles/Responsibilities.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize psychosocial risk factors for patients with pain.
  • Evaluate outcomes of integrative therapy options to manage pain.
  • Analyze patients’ biopsychosocial elements related to pain.
  • Identify various treatment plans for pain management.
  • Describe steps in the referral process for prescribing non-pharmacologic pain management.
Oct
24
Thu
2019
National AMTA convention
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day
Dec
1
Sun
2019
Save the Date: Bus trip to “Bodies” exhibit at the Boston Museum of Science
Dec 1 all-day
Jan
14
Tue
2020
BOD Meeting @ TBD
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

* Board meetings are open to all of our members. Times and dates are subject to change. Locations to be determined. If you would like to attend a meeting and learn more about your Chapter, please contact our Secretary, Kimberly Mederios, at 1-860-617-1546 or via email at AMTA.RIsecretary@gmail.com prior to any meeting for confirmation on date, time and location. Check in the next newsletter or calendar for future meeting dates.

 

Feb
26
Wed
2020
BOD Meeting @ TBD
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

* Board meetings are open to all of our members. Times and dates are subject to change. Locations to be determined. If you would like to attend a meeting and learn more about your Chapter, please contact our Secretary, Kimberly Mederios, at 1-860-617-1546 or via email at AMTA.RIsecretary@gmail.com prior to any meeting for confirmation on date, time and location. Check in the next newsletter or calendar for future meeting dates.

 

Mar
22
Sun
2020
ELECTION MEETING
Mar 22 all-day

You are cordially invited to join us for the 2020 AMTA Rhode Island Chapter General Member Election Meeting.  This is the time to have your voice be heard and your vote counted!! Stay tuned for more details!

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