Nov 15, 2019  
2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Therapy Post-Professional Residency


The Physical Therapy Residency program consists of 18 credits of didactic coursework and 6 credits of advanced practicum where ongoing mentoring and advanced clinical practice is provided. Experienced doctorally-prepared, licensed PTs can complete 12 months depending on experience and areas of practice.  The program recognizes the contribution experience plays in developing physical therapy expertise and presents didactic courses with immediate applicability advanced practicum clinical experiences.

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. 
PTP 803 - Advanced Practicum 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. 
PTP 802 - Advanced Practicum 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. 
PTP 801 - Advanced Practicum 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. 
PTP 804 - Advanced Practicum in Pediatric Physical Therapy.  

Sequence Requirements
Courses in the Physical Therapy Residency program are intended to be taken in a prescribed sequence. It is important for students to recognize that the Physical Therapy Residency 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 Physical Therapy Residency programs.