Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

The business of running an aquatic therapy practice -- seminar in October 2002

Expand Messages
  • jaquapt
    2nd Annual How to Successfully Launch an Aquatic Therapy Practice (or make an existing practice more profitable) October 17-19, 2002 -- St. Paul (Oak Park
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 25, 2002
    • 0 Attachment
      2nd Annual "How to Successfully Launch an Aquatic Therapy Practice"
      (or make an existing practice more profitable)

      October 17-19, 2002 -- St. Paul (Oak Park Heights), Minnesota, USA
      -------------------------------------------------------------

      Already have a pool, but looking for help to transform it into a
      profit-center? Attend Day 2 and 3 only (Oct 18-19)

      Want to add a therapy pool to an existing practice? Attend Days 1, 2
      and 3 (Oct 17-19)

      Looking to become an aquatic therapy entrepreneur? Attend Days 1, 2
      and 3 (Oct 17-19)

      ARN Staff
      Aquatic Resources Network
      302 160th Street -- Suite 200
      Amery, Wisconsin 54001 USA
      Ph: (715) 248-7258
      Fax: (715) 248-3065
      E-mail: info@...
      Web: www.aquaticnet.com
      __________________________________________________________________

      To register, call us at (715) 248-7258 or print out the brochure/
      registration form at www.aquaticnet.com/registration.htm and fax
      in your application to (715) 248-3065.

      DAY 1
      8:00 AM ~ Registration and continental breakfast

      8:30 AM ~ Welcome and orientation to conference (Salzman)

      9:00 AM ~ Preventing the really BIG mistakes - learning good aquatic
      facility design from the past mistakes of others (Osinski)

      10:15 AM ~ Energy break

      10:30 AM ~ Prefabricated pools - when and why to buy a pool, not
      build.
      Also, when to add a prefab to complement an existing pool (Osinski)

      11:30 AM ~ Codes and regulations - how to know if your future - or
      existing
      - site is legal and safe (Osinski)

      12:30 PM ~ Banquet luncheon

      1:45 PM ~ Designing (or buying) the perfect pool to meet your specific
      needs (practicum). Also, correcting existing mistakes in aquatic
      facilities
      (Osinski)

      3:15 PM ~ Energy break

      3:30 PM ~ Designing (or buying) the perfect pool to meet your specific
      needs (cont.) (Osinski)

      4:00 PM ~ Writing the Policy and Procedure manual - what every
      self-respecting P&P should include (Osinski)

      5:30 PM ~ Wrap-up and instructions for next day (Salzman)

      DAY 2
      8:00 AM ~ Continental breakfast

      8:30 AM The nuts and bolts of making your dream a reality ~ a step-by-
      step
      plan to build a successful practice (based on Babb's experience of
      launching his own aquatic therapy practice in July 2002). Including:
      Crunching the numbers?how to show the bank (and yourself ) that your
      aquatic therapy business can be profitable. (Babb)

      10:15 AM ~ Energy break

      10:30 AM ~ The nuts and bolts of making your dream a reality (cont).
      Including: Promoting a successful practice - tricks of the trade. On-
      site
      visits by physicians, physician-therapist office working
      relationships,
      bottom-up promotion (clients coming in on their own), the successful
      wellness-fitness-therapy model, etc. (Babb)

      11:30 AM ~ Reimbursement forum - getting paid for what you do.
      Including:
      Discussion of CPT coding, need for billing specialist, rate setting,
      contractual adjustments, average reimbursement percentages from
      different
      payers, how to get a good payer mix, cash-based therapy, etc. (Babb)

      12:30 PM ~ Banquet luncheon

      1:45 PM ~ Pool lab - trying out all the hottest aquatic therapy
      equipment.
      An introduction to performing manual therapy techniques and resistive
      exercise in the pool (including Watsu®, Bad Ragaz and other specialty
      techniques)

      3:15 PM ~ Energy break

      3:30 PM ~ Pool lab cont.

      5:30 PM ~ Optional dining out in historic Stillwater, MN
      (on own)

      DAY 3
      8:00 AM ~ Continental breakfast

      8:30 AM ~ Successful aquatic programming - how to create the right
      mix of
      1:1 and group clientele (Salzman)

      9:30 AM ~ Employees versus contractors? - why many entrepreneurs
      choose to
      "contract with" instead of hire (and what the IRS has to say about it)
      (Salzman)

      10:15 AM ~ Energy break

      10:30 AM ~ So, who should I hire to staff my pool? - what state
      practice
      acts and insurance regulations say about your aquatic therapy practice
      (Salzman)

      12:00 PM ~ Banquet luncheon

      1:00 PM ~ Mapping out your aquatic therapy business plan - modeling
      successful aquatic therapy practices. (Salzman)

      2:30 PM ~ Inspiration and direction for when you get home (practicum)
      (Salzman)

      3:30 PM ~ Where to find everything you didn't hear this week -
      additional
      resources for successfully launching an aquatic therapy practice
      (Salzman)

      4:00 PM ~ Wrap-up and dismissal (Salzman)
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.