Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency
In collaboration with St. David’s Medical Center, the Texas State
Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency is a 52-week post-professional
program for licensed physical therapists interested in advancing their practice
through specialized clinical and didactic training in the area of neurologic
physical therapy. Successful completion of this program will prepare residents
to sit for the ABPTS examination to become a board certified specialist in
neurologic physical therapy.
The mission of the Texas State University Neurologic Physical Therapy
Residency Program is to develop expert practitioners in neurologic physical
therapy who demonstrate excellence in clinical practice and teaching skills,
who expand the body of knowledge of neurologic physical therapy through
clinical research, and who are recognized as leaders for their contributions to
the community and the profession of physical therapy.
- Meet the health needs of society by becoming expert practitioners in neurologic physical therapy
- Demonstrate competence in the ability to educate entry level physical therapy students, novice physical therapists, colleagues, and patients
- Participate in scientific inquiry to ensure the most evidence based management of individuals with neurological disorders
- Conduct clinical research and disseminate the findings in order to advance the body of knowledge in the area of neurologic physical therapy
- Establish themselves as leaders within the healthcare community by engaging in community service and participating in program development to meet the needs of individuals with chronic neurologic conditions
- Display the highest standards of professionalism
- Be eligible to sit for ABPTS board certification as a clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
Texas State University Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association as a post professional residency program for physical therapists in Neurology.