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Upcoming: Spring Conference  |   Great Falls, MT  |   April 21, 2018

Spring Conference 2018: ISPI Therapeutic Neuroscience Education: Pain Science Approach to Treating Whiplash and Peri-operative Neuroscience Education"

  • 21-Apr-2018
  • 7:00 AM
  • 22-Apr-2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • Great Falls, Montana


Spring Conference - Pain Science Approach to Treating Whiplash AND Peri-operative Neuroscience Education 

Therapeutic Neuroscience Education from ISPI: 

Pain Science Approach to Treating Whiplash 


Peri-operative Neuroscience Education

7.5 Contact Hours, MT category A 

Full Course information can be found by scrolling down below, or click here for the PDF 

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Provisions include a light continental breakfast including coffee, lunch at the business meeting. 



Board Meeting

April 20, 2018, 6pm. Great Falls

Business Meeting

Business meeting and elections will be held at noon on Saturday, April 21, 2017 at the CE site. Lunch is included for those registered for the course. Please RSVP if you are not registered (you may register online). Please send agenda items to the office or President Jay Shaver by March 31, 2018. Final agenda will be posted by April 11, 2018.

Cancellation Policy

MAPTA reserves the right to refuse/cancel an event registration. If MAPTA refuses a registration, registrants will be offered a full refund.

Registration Cancellation by Participant:

  • Cancellations will be accepted in writing via fax, email, or mail.
  • A $25.00 administration fee will be withheld when cancellation occurs up to ten days prior to the start of the event; 50% refund if cancelled 2-10 days prior; 25% refund if cancelled 0-1 day prior.

Group Discounts:

10% Discount for 3 or more APTA Member PTs/PTAs from one clinic. Fees for all persons must be made with one payment. No exceptions. Credit will not be provided at a later date. Combining discounts (ie Lifetime AND Group) is not applicable. If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.

Student Discounts: 

Students may take any classroom course for only $99. Courses in which we need to limit numbers or labs do not apply.  If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.

Lifetime Member:

Lifetime members may take any non-limited seating, MAPTA sponsored CE at 50% discount. Combining discounts (ie Lifetime AND Group) is not applicable. If you need to take advantage of this, call us for a group code to pay online, or mail in your check with participant names.


7:15-8:00 Professional Issues Forum - MAPTA
8:00-10:00 Course
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Course
12:00-2:00 MAPTA Membership Business Meeting & Lunch,
2:00-end Course with break (see course agenda for actual end time)
5:30 - end Join us at the Sip-n-Dip for a fun filled evening!

About the course:

Morning TOPIC: Therapeutic Neuroscience Education: Pain Science Approach to Treating Whiplash

Afternoon Topic: Peri-operative Neuroscience Education

Course Description: 

MORNING: This class is designed to TBA

AFTERNOON: This class will TBA

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course attendees will be able to: TBA

Course Outline:


About the Speaker

Brett Neilson, PT, DPT, OCS, TPS, FAAOMPT

Brett earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Puget Sound, in Tacoma, Washington.  He is Board Certified in orthopedic physical therapy and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. He completed an Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency and Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship with Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions and his Therapeutic Pain Specialist certification with the International Spine and Pain Institute. Brett currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Physical Therapy Association of Washington and as a Nominating Committee member for the Pain Management SIG of the APTA. Brett has served in many roles such as clinic director in private practice, as a contractor for the US Air Force and as Trial Coordinator, coordinating the day-to-day activity on two large multi-center randomized controlled trials in knee osteoarthritis and low back strengthening for Army combat medics. Currently he practices in Kent, WA with Outpatient Physical Therapy, a private practice group, where he mentors EIM residents and treats patients with chronic pain and movement dysfunctions. He is also on staff with EIM and serves as their Admissions Director and adjunct faculty. Brett also serves as Adjunct Faculty for South College Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in Knoxville, TN and ISPI. 

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