Sunday, August 3, 2008

2008 PPTA Convention

Who: Physical Therapists (any level of training, varying degrees of skill, all areas of specialization)
What: 2008 Philippine Physical Therapy Convention
Theme: “Improving Physical Therapy Through Lifelong Learning”
When: September 20-21, 2008 (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Traders Hotel Manila, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City

As health care practitioners, we should strive to achieve excellence in our practice through advancement of our knowledge and skills in different areas. As we move through the different stages of professional development, it is imperative that we recognize the importance of maintaining and expanding our abilities based on evidence that we may be able to effectively respond to a dynamic health care system. It is our responsibility to support and advance our profession through continued competence in our fields by participating in both formal and informal learning encounters.
Other pertinent info:
Registration Fees:

Early Reg
(Aug 30)
PPTA Member 2500 3500
Non-member/Other professionals 3200 4000
Undergrad students 1200/day 1500/day
Day Registrant for professionals 1800/day 2000/day
Registration fees inclusive of compendium, snacks and lunch for two days. For every 10 registrants paying as a group, an additional 1 registrant may sign-up for free!

Official Registration Sites:

1. Angeles University Foundation
c/o Carmelo Cunanan
College of Allied Medical Professions
McArthur Highway, Angeles City, Pampanga
Tel no. (045)888-8636

2. Emilio Aguinaldo College
c/o Mike Gabilo
College of Physical and Occupational Therapy
1113 -1117 San Marcelino Street, Paco Manila
Tel. no.: (02)521-2710 loc.5350/ 5351/5509

3. University of Santo Tomas
c/o Donald Lipardo
College of Rehabilitation Sciences
España, Sampaloc, Manila
Tel. no.: (02)406-1611 loc.8280/ 8454/8455 or (02)740-97-13

4. University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
c/o Josephine R. Mata
College of Physical Therapy
#64 Barangay Doña Imelda, Aurora Blvd., Quezon City
Tel. no.: (02)713-3312

5. Philippine Heart Center
c/o Arthur King
Cardiac Rehabilitation Section
8th flr. Medical Arts Building
Tel. no.: (02)925-2401 loc.3800/ 3801

6. Manila Central University
c/o Carmie R. Castelo
College of Physical Therapy
Contact no.: 09228185458

If you cannot apply personally, you could also register by mail:
1. Thru any Security Bank branch nearest you, deposit your payment to: Account No. : 0171-007992- 205
Account Name: Philippine Physical Therapy Association

2. Send us (1) validated copy of the deposit slip. Our mailing addresses would be any of the registration sites mentioned above.

3. After depositing the registration fee and sending your deposit slip, please notify us immediately through text (0916-5615061) or e-mail (pptaconvention2008

You are also invited to submit research papers for platform and poster presentations. Click here for the guidelines of submission, download abstract submission form and instruction.

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