BF SIG 2022 Quarter 2 Update

BF SIG    June 28, 2022

Greetings BF SIG Members,

The executive committee and other volunteers of the BF SIG are hard at work behind the scenes on several projects including the following:

  • Early Career Professional Liaisons Holly and Kimma led the first meeting to coordinate our volunteers in starting to work on the BF SIG Neuro Toolkit.
  • Research Liaison Jennifer replied to a member question on mobility programs and fall risk. Keep an eye out in GeriNotes for her response!
  • Community Outreach Liaison Tammy is hard at work coordinating and creating the NFPAW Kick Off Call with a multitude of speakers including DPT students, leaders from the Oncology and Neurology section BF SIGs, APTA House of Delegates, and others.
  • Secretary Beth will be leading the case study discussion for the September 20th APTA Geriatrics Journal Club. Check out the case ahead of time in GeriNotes.
  • Clinical Liaisons Heather and Stefanie are hard at work continuing to create quality content for the BF SIG Monthly Challenge. We are also looking for a new Clinical Liaison to join our team, check out APTA Engage for details.
  • CSM 2023 programming was submitted by Chair Heidi; Vice-Chair Haim; Clinical Liaisons Stefanie and Heather; and Early Career Professional Liaisons Holly and Kimma.
  • Several articles are in the cue for GeriNotes including community fall prevention efforts led by DPT students form Governors State University, clinical balance and falls management in older adults through the perspective of an early career professional, as well as a case study in using the 4 square step test following hip fracture.

 

Check back in September for additional updates from quarter 3!

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