Clinical Practice: Residents will work 20-25 hours/week in the clinical setting and rotate through inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation at St. David’s Medical Center and the outpatient clinic at Texas State University. Residents will receive a minimum of 3 hours of one-on-one mentorship each week with neuro clinical specialists.
Didactic Curriculum: Residents will complete didactic coursework through the Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University and the Neurologic Physical Therapy Professional Education Consortium. In addition, residents will complete modules led by Texas State University faculty covering topics including teaching and learning, health and wellness, neuroanatomy, and research.
Teaching/Instruction: Residents will assist with lecture/lab instruction within the neuroscience course series for entry-level students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Texas State University. Residents will also supervise entry-level DPT students in the Texas State University OP PT Clinic.
Clinical Research: Residents will be expected to complete a culminating project under the supervision of a faculty member at Texas State University or a clinical mentor. Residents will be strongly encouraged to submit their work for publication or presentation at state/national conference.