The Residency Program in Neurologic Physical Therapy is a cooperative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), the School of Health Related Professions (SHRP), Methodist Rehabilitation Center, and St. Dominic Outpatient Rehabilitation Services. The residency program is 12 months in duration, beginning in August.
The Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE). Additional information related to program accreditation may be found at: http://www.abptrfe.org/ResidencyPrograms/. The program prepares the resident to take the Neurologic Clinical Specialty examination (NCS) offered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Information concerning specialty examination may be found at: http://www.abpts.org/Certification.
The Residency Program in Neurologic Physical Therapy demonstrates:
The resident is a full-time employee of UMMC and receives a competitive salary with a full benefits package. There are no tuition costs required of the resident.
The neurologic resident's experiences include:
Residency Completion Requirements:
Neurologic physical therapy residencies require the following specific experiences during the program:
The neurologic physical therapy residents are required to satisfactorily complete the following during the residency period:
Applications for the residency are accepted from November through February, prior to the beginning of the residency in August. Experienced physical therapists and new graduates are encouraged to apply. The residency accepts applications through the centralized application service for residency/fellowship education (RFPTCAS). Visit RF-PTCAS for specifics on required application materials and to begin the application process at: http://www.abptrfe.org/RFPTCAS/ApplicantWebsite/
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