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Clinical Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program Clinical Excellence through Graduate Education


Clinical Orthopaedic Residency USA’s Clinical Orthopaedic Residency provides a portable, challenging, and comprehensive balance of clinical practice and didactic coursework. Portable: Participants can pursue their Residency at any qualified site in the country, have the option to complete their program in 1-3 years, and access almost all coursework and resources online. Challenging: Residents receive post-professional training in examination, evaluation, clinical reasoning, orthopaedic skills, and patient management based upon the practice dimensions described in the Description of Specialty Practice for Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. Comprehensive: Participants can also earn academic credit toward the transitional DPT, EdD, or DHSc programs at the University of St. Augustine.

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Residency Requirements Patient Care Hours: Mentored Hours: Pre-Requisites: Length of Residency: Location: Journal Club: Case Rounds: Conference Requirement: Poster Requirement: Program Starts:

1,030 160 (1:1 hours) Licensed or eligible for licensure Minimum of 12 months, Maximum of 36 months Anywhere in the United States Attend 12 and lead 3 Attend and present at 12 case rounds Attend one professional conference Submit 1 poster presentation Rolling admission, terms start January, May, September

Why USA’s Residency Program?

USA’s Clinical Orthopaedic Residency program is designed to help new clinicians develop their skills and knowledge base, and prepare for the OCS exam. USA’s Orthopaedic Residency offers physical therapists the opportunity to enhance their clinical skills through post-professional training in examination, evaluation, clinical reasoning, manual therapy skills, and patient management based upon the practice dimensions described in the Description of Specialty Practice for Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.


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Visit our website at www.usa.edu for more information or to download an application. If you have any further questions, please contact us at admissions@usa.edu or call (800) 241-1027.

Accreditation

The University of St. Augustine became an accredited Clinical Orthopaedic Residency through the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) in 2010. Main Campus: 700 Windy Point Drive | San Marcos, CA 92069 | (800) 241-1027 | admissions@usa.edu Florida: 1 University Boulevard | St. Augustine, FL 32086 | (800) 241-1027 | admissions@usa.edu Texas: 5401 La Crosse Avenue | Austin, TX 78739 | (800) 241-1027 | admissions@usa.edu

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