Institute of Therapeutic Sciences
curriculum

RESIDENCY

Since the last accreditation period (2022) the institute has had 1 orthopaedic residency enrollments with a graduation rate of 100% (updated 1/6/24).

YEAR ONE (Certification)

1. Principles and conceptual basis / 3 stage approach / Lesion vs somatic diagnosis.

2. Regional application / Upper Quarter (Cervicothoracic, Shoulder, Elbow, Hand). 

3. Cranium (Headache, Concussion, TMJ, Vestibular).

4. Regional application / Lower Quarter (Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot).

5. Post-operative management and Exercise prescription (Spine and Extremities).

6. Evidence based practice.

7. Medical Screening for the Musculoskeletal Clinician.

YEAR TWO (Residency hours and competency)

1. Introduction to Biochemical basis / Imaging / Pharmacology / Evidence Based Practice.

2. Clinical rotation / Mentorship: 1350 independent / 150 supervised hours (Journal club / presentations / clinical competency exam).

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FELLOWSHIP

Since the last accreditation period (2016) the institute has had 10 enrollments in the OMPT fellowship program, with a graduation rate of 100%. All 10 graduates have earned fellowship status with the ABPTRFE, AAOMPT and ACOMPTE (updated 1/6/24). 

YEAR ONE (Certification)

1. Principles and conceptual basis / 3 stage approach / Lesion vs somatic diagnosis.

2. Regional application / Upper Quarter (Cervicothoracic, Shoulder, Elbow, Hand).

3. Cranium (Headache, Concussion TMJ, Vestibular).

4. Regional application / Lower Quarter (Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot).

5. Post-operative management and Exercise prescription (Spine and Extremities).

6. Evidence based practice.

7. Medical Screening for the Musculoskeletal Clinician.

YEAR TWO (Fellowship hours and competency)

1. Advanced Spine: Eclectic OMPT / Mechanical neural mobilization and decompression / Imaging / High velocity thrust manipulation.

2. Advanced Extremity: Musculoskeletal sonography / Biochemical basis / Pharmacology. 

3. Evidence Based Practice and Project.

4. Clinical rotation / Mentorship: 300 independent / 150 supervised hours (Journal club / presentations / clinical competency exam).

 

 

 






 
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