Aug 25, 2019  
2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Therapy Post-Professional Clinical Certificate Program


The Physical Therapy Certificate program consists of 18 credits of didactic coursework.  Doctorally-prepared, licensed PT’s will complete the online, didactic requirements of 5 courses.  The program recognizes the contribution experience plays in developing physical therapy leaders and presents courses with immediate applicability to real world practice.

Course Requirements

One of the following groups of courses, in sequence:

Geriatrics
PTP 686 - Advances in the Physiology of Aging in Geriatric Diseases and Disorders. 
PTP 687 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Geriatric Practice. 
PTP 688 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Geriatric Practice. 
PTP 774 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Advanced Practice and Clinical Specialization.  
PTP 787 - Case Studies in Geriatric PT. 
PTP 788 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Geriatric Physical Therapy. 

Neurology
PTP 677 - Advances in Neuroscience in Neurologic Diseases and Disorders.   
PTP 678 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Neurologic Practice. 
PTP 679 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Neurologic Practice.  
PTP 774 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Advanced Practice and Clinical Specialization. 
PTP 777 - Case Studies in Neurologic PT. 
PTP 778 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Neurologic Physical Therapy. 

Orthopedics
PTP 674 - Advances in Histology, Anatomy and Kinesiology in Musculoskeletal Diseases & Disorders.  
PTP 675 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Musculoskeletal Practice. 
PTP 676 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Musculoskeletal Practice. 
PTP 774 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Advanced Practice and Clinical Specialization. 
PTP 775 - Case Studies in Orthopedic PT. 
PTP 776 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. 

Pediatrics
PTP 690 - Advances in Development in Pediatric Diseases and Disorders. 
PTP 691 - Evidence-Based Examination and Outcomes in Pediatric Practice. 
PTP 692 - Evidence-Based Plan of Care in Pediatric Practice. 
PTP 774 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Advanced Practice and Clinical Specialization. 
PTP 790 - Case Studies in Pediatric PT. 
PTP 791 - Health Policy and Practice Administration in Pediatric Physical Therapy. 

Sequence Requirements
Courses in the online, part-time, Post-Professional Certificate programs are intended to be taken in a prescribed sequence.  It is important for students to recognize that the Post-Professional Certificate program is not just a series of courses but instead, a professional preparation for specialty practice in which appropriate sequence is critical for assuring intended educational outcomes. There are no course transfers or waiver of courses in the Post-Professional Certificate Program .