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Jul 25, 2024
APTA Corrales Happy Hour

Ex Novo Brewing Company

4895 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM

6 - 8 PM

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Sep 14, 2024 – Sep 15, 2024
2024 APTA New Mexico Fall Conference

Registration is now open!

University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Register by July 1 and save.


  • Postural Restoration Institute - Postural Respiration
  • Human Posture and Disability: Therapeutic Positioning Around the Clock
  • Manual Therapy for the Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Dizzy Diagnostics: The Art of Unraveling Dizziness in Clinical Practice
  • Person Centered Care: Providing Physical Therapy Services to Adults with Developmental Diagnoses
  • Detection of Vestibular Dysfunction in School-Aged Children (3-8 Years)

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Online registration

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Call for Poster Presentations

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Jun 26, 2024
APTA NM Listening Session

The APTA NM Delegation is hosting a Listening Session where we invite you to bring to us the issues YOU face as a practicing PT and PTA. We want to know how we can best adovcate for YOU during the upcoming APTA HOuse of Delegates.

6:30 PM

Click here to register and receive the Zoom link.

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Jun 19, 2024
APTA Santa Fe Happy Hour

Second Street Brewery - Rufina Taproom

2920 Rufina St
Santa Fe, NM

4:30 - 6:30 PM

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Jun 13, 2024
SAFE (Sustained Athlete Fitness Exam)


SAFE, previously known as Senior Athlete Fitness Exam, has been used to screen general health and physical fitness in athletes participating in the past 6 National Senior Games and two New Mexico Senior Games, successfully identifying those with risk factors in the areas of Cardiovascular Fitness, Muscular Fitness, Flexibility Fitness and Balance Fitness.

When: Thursday, June 13, 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM with AM and PM Shifts available
Where: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

How You Will Help: Athletes will be going through different stations including basic past medical & sport history, and fitness testing of cardiovascular, strength, flexibility, balance & mobility. They will get a scorecard on their performance.

Sign up HERE to Volunteer

Why: There are many benefits to participating in this event.

• Educate this inspiring population of senior athletes about the benefits of physical therapy.

• Prevent future health issues in these motivated seniors by identifying areas of concern, ways they can stay on top of their game.

• Network with PT/PTAs/students, and other healthcare professionals.

• Understand athletically active seniors and learn what is possible with active aging.

• Inspire your own physical activity. You will meet some excellent role models for aging!

Training: Videos on conducting the screens will be provided to volunteers in advance, however, the tests and measures utilized are commonplace to most physical therapists working with older adults. The screen is divided into stations, each conducting different tests, so that each volunteer may only be responsible for learning one aspect of the screen well.

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Apr 26, 2024
Timing is Everything: Continuum of CP Care Through Adulthood Virtual Conference

9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Nationally Recognized Keynote Speaker: Heidi Haapala, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan and Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI.

Conference Topics:

• Lifelong health and wellness for adults with cerebral palsy
• Therapists’ approaches to complex client issues
• Identifying and supporting behavior challenges
• Interprofessional solutions promoting function
• Funding supports and services
• Personal stories and advocacy

Sponsored by: UNM HSC Continuum of Care, NM LEND at the UNM Center for Development and Disability,
The NM Cerebral Palsy Task Force and UNM HSC Transdisciplinary Evaluation & Support Clinic (TEASC)

Register now at:

After registering in advance, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual conference.

Up to 4 CEU Contact Hours for Nursing, SLP, PT, OT and Social Work (pending board approvals). CEUs provided at no cost.

Questions? Email [email protected]

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Apr 18, 2024
APTA NM Happy Hour in Las Cruces

6 - 8 PM

Come learn more about how to volunteer for SAFE at the senior games.

Bosque Brewery
2102 Telshor Ct
Las Cruces, NM 88011

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Apr 11, 2024
APTA NM Happy Hour in Albuquerque

Thursday, April 11

6 - 8 PM

Bow & Arrow
608 McKnight Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM

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Mar 01, 2024
Call for Proposals

APTA New Mexico is seeking proposal submissions for the 2024 APTA New Mexico Fall Conference, scheduled for September 14-15, 2024 at UNM in Albuquerque, NM. 

Proposals for 3 to 6-hour educational sessions are now being accepted. Sessions over 3 hours should include a lab. Proposals can be a combination of asynchronous and in-person content. 

A Benefit for Presenters in NM – Presenters can earn three times the number of contact hours of their presentation. Click HERE for more information on the NM Board of Physical Therapy’s website. 

We are looking for content in the following areas, but will consider other topic areas as well:

 Lab sessions are encouraged.

  • Orthopaedic/Sports Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Pelvic Health Physical Therapy
  • Leadership/Management
  • PTA Focused
  • Differential Diagnosis of Dizziness
  • Stroke

Proposal Submission Deadline – March 1, 2024

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Nov 09, 2023
Farmington Happy Hour

Join us 6 - 8 PM at:

Three Rivers Eatery and Brewhouse
101 E Main St
Farmington, NM

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Oct 14, 2023
PT Day of Service - Farmington

Volunteering at 2K Fun Run-Walk-Roll

All Abilities Park Site: 304 E Apache St

Email Jen Kiger, APTA NM Membership Chair, at [email protected], for more information

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Oct 06, 2023
PT Day of Service - Santa Fe

Donation Event for Girls on the Run—New girls athletic shoes, sizes 2-6 are preferred.

Drop off during the APTA NM Happy Hour on October 6 at Santa Fe Brewery Company (Beer Hall at HQ) 35 Fire Pl, 5-7 PM


Email Betsy Ross, APTA NM Vice President, at [email protected] for pick up donations, throughout the month of October

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Sep 27, 2023
Clovis Happy Hour

Join us 6 - 8 PM at 

Bandolero Brewery
421 N Main St
Clovis, NM

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Apr 26, 2023
PT Pub Night Albuquerque

Your Profession on tap.

Bow & Arrow (on the patio)
608 McKnight Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Contact Jen Kiger ([email protected]) for more information

PT Pub Night is a monthly meet-up for PTs, PTAs, and students around the world.