Imaging Special Interest Group (I-SIG)
NEW ITEMS OF INTEREST!
- Imaging Education Resources
Selected and curated by our very own Chuck Hazle, PT, PhD, and Bill Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DSc, FAAOMPT, FAPTA, who have recently presented for our December 2023 membership meeting 'DPT Imaging Education: Will Graduates be Prepared for Today and Tomorrow's Practice?!'
- Valuable Resource!
"The Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, in collaboration with the academy’s Imaging Special Interest Group, support the ability of physical therapists to purchase diagnostic ultrasound devices for the continued purpose of research, point-of-care evaluation of patients, physical therapist rehabilitative interventions and procedures, in accordance with their scope of practice..."
View the letter template regarding US sales to Physical Therapists here.
- Imaging Advocacy Kit
The APTA State Affairs Department, with the assistance of the Imaging Special Interest Group, has produced an “APTA State Advocacy Resource” for imaging referral. This resource includes key elements of information and multiple links in providing background toward achieving imaging referral by physical therapists in the US. Please see the accompanying document here.
- Call for Volunteers - Imaging-based CPG Content Reviewers
The Imaging SIG is calling for volunteers to provide evidence-based reviews of imaging content for new and revised clinical practice guidelines (CPG). Read on.
- Education Encore: Imaging SIG CSM Educational Session 2021 - Advances in Imaging Referral: Generating A New Pulse in Autonomous Physical Therapist Practice
Click here to access this presentation recording.
MLI.01 - Diagnostic Referral for Imaging: Clinical Decision
Free to members and non-members! Check it out.
State Acts & Regulations on Imaging Referral in PT Practice
View the status on each state's referral for imaging.
MSK Ultrasound Education and Credentialing
Learn about the pathway for education in diagnostic ultrasound in working toward the RMSK.
This I-SIG awarded scholarship will advance the appropriate use of diagnostic and procedural imaging in Physical Therapy research and practice.
I-SIG OPTP Newsletters
View all I-SIG newsletters included in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice here.
Find contact information for I-SIG's imaging mentors according to body region.
Imaging SIG Infographic Contest
The Imaging SIG is continuing to develop a series of infographics. The next will focus on physical therapists using ultrasound imaging in practice.
Imaging SIG Infographics
View these winning infographics selected from our previously held infographic contest.
Imaging Referral Priorities in Strategic Plans Among States
I-SIG Membership Webinars
View membership meeting recordings, and various webinars.
I-SIG White Paper
View the 2016 paper, Diagnostic and Procedural Imaging in Physical Therapist Practice.