Institute of Therapeutic Sciences
curriculum

CERTIFICATION (C-OMPT) / RESIDENCY SYLLABUS

Requisite
A graduate from an accredited physical therapy program with a current valid license to practice in the state of Michigan or will be able to obtain a valid license prior to clinical mentorship.

WINTER SESSION (January each year)

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DSP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

1ST & 2ND QUARTER

Conceptual basis of the
3 stage approach and determining appropriateness of patients for physical therapy

Concepts and principles of lesion vs somatic diagnosis.

Introduction to regional application (Upper Quarter / Cervicothoracic complex, Cranium, Shoulder and Upper Extremity)

Post-operative management of Upper Quarter dysfunction
Exercise prescription (Upper Quarter)

Evidence based practice and scientific enquiry
 

I, II, III, IV, V

Class quiz

Periodic evaluation in OSCE format

Mid-term testing, written, practical / oral.

Principles and concepts
Regional application (Upper Quarter / Cervicothoracic complex, Cranium, Shoulder and Upper Extremity)

SUMMER SESSION

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DSP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

3RD & 4TH QUARTER

Regional application (Lower Quarter / Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip, Knee, Ankle and foot)

Post-operative management of Lower Quarter dysfunction
Exercise prescription (Lower Quarter)

Introduction to management of Temporomandibular and Vestibular dysfunction

Medical Screening for the Musculoskeletal Clinician

I, II, III, IV, V, VI

Class quiz

Periodic evaluation in OSCE format

Final testing, written, practical / oral.

Regional application (Lower Quarter / Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip, Knee, Ankle and foot).


WINTER SESSION (January following year)

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DSP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

Clinical rotation / Mentorship

 

I, II, III, IV, V, VI

1. Journal club
2. Live patient examinations
Spine / Extremities


FELLOWSHIP SYLLABUS

Requisite

1. . A graduate from an accredited physical therapy program with a current valid license to practice in the state of Michigan or will be able to obtain a valid license prior to clinical mentorship.
2. ABPTS certified in the orthopaedic track (OCS) OR a graduate from an ABPTRFE accredited orthopaedic physical therapy residency program.
3. Candidates currently employed in an outpatient orthopaedic setting (full or part-time).

WINTER SESSION (January each year)

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DASP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

1ST & 2ND QUARTER

Conceptual basis of the
3 stage approach and determining appropriateness of patients for physical therapy

Concepts and principles of lesion vs somatic diagnosis.

Introduction to regional application (Upper Quarter / Cervicothoracic complex, Cranium, Shoulder and Upper Extremity)

Post-operative management of Upper Quarter dysfunction
Exercise prescription (Upper Quarter)

Evidence based practice and scientific enquiry

I, II, III, IV, V

Class quiz

Periodic evaluation in OSCE format

Mid-term testing, written, practical / oral.

Principles and concepts
Regional application (Upper Quarter / Cervicothoracic complex, Cranium, Shoulder and Upper Extremity).

SUMMER SESSION

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DASP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

3RD & 4TH
QUARTER

Regional application (Lower Quarter / Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip, Knee, Ankle and foot)

Post-operative management of Lower Quarter dysfunction
Exercise prescription (Lower Quarter)

Introduction to management of Temporomandibular and Vestibular dysfunction

Medical Screening for the Musculoskeletal Clinician

I, II, III, IV, V, VI

Class quiz

Periodic evaluation in OSCE format


Final testing, written, practical / oral.

Regional application (Lower Quarter / Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip, Knee, Ankle and foot).

WINTER SESSION (January following year)

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DASP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

5th , 6th , 7th, 8th quarter

Clinical rotation commences
 

Advanced spine series:

The eclectic OMPT approach to spinal dysfunction (integrating all OMPT philosophies at appropriate phases of tissue irritability)

Introduction to visceral mobilization and relevance to spinal dysfunction

Introduction to principles of electrodiagnosis (NCV/EMG) and advanced neural mobilization with concepts of interpretation of electrodiagnostic studies and therapeutic nerve decompression

High velocity thrust: theoretical principles and application

Advanced extremity series:

Wellness screening in musculoskeletal practice

Introduction to diagnostic musculoskeletal sonography

Introduction to principles of dry needling in tendinopathies

Applied evidence and project

I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII

Class quiz

Periodic evaluation in OSCE format

Fellowship midterm test written

Applied evidence assignment
1. Written project
2. Case study / Poster presentation / publication

WINTER SESSION (January same year)

COURSE PERIOD

DESCRIPTION

PRACTICE ANALYSIS DASP

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

Clinical rotation / Mentorship

 

I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII

1. Journal club

2 Live patient examinations
Spine / Extremities


TUITION

CERTIFICATION:
The fee for the program is $ 2400.00 which is non-refundable and includes didactic, practical and examination components.

3 payments ($ 800.00 initial, $ 800.00, 5th month, $ 800.00, 9th month)


RESIDENCY:
The fee for the program is the same as for the certification program with an additional $ 1500.00 for the clinical rotation component (Total $ 3900.00).

4 payments ($ 800.00 initial, $ 800.00, 5th month, $ 800.00, 9th month, $ 1500.00 for clinical rotation)


FELLOWSHIP:
The fee for the program is $6000.00 which is non-refundable and includes didactic, practical and examination components, and $ 1500.00 for the clinical rotation component (Total $ 7500.00).

4 payments
YEAR ONE $ 2000.00 Initial, $ 2000.00 (6th month)
YEAR TWO $ 2000.00 initial, $ 1500.00 Clinical rotation (6th month)

 
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