Academics

Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Academic Plan Calendar

Year 1 
Prior to first course Evidence-based Physical Therapy Practice (Basic & Advanced)
Jan/Feb Management of Lumbopelvic Disorders – Content Role (Plus Weekend Intensive WI)
Mar/Apr Management of Lower Extremity Disorders – Content Role (Plus WI)
May/Jun Evidence-based Physical Therapy Practice (Advanced)

OMPT -Pain Sciences & Psychosocial Implications in Musculoskeletal Care

Jul-Oct OMPT Patient Management Framework/Adv Clinical Decision Making (Plus FOWI)
Jul/Aug Management of Lumbopelvic Disorders – Teaching Practicum (Plus WI)
Sep/Oct Management of Lower Extremity Disorders – Teaching Practicum (Plus WI)
Nov/Dec OMPT – Introduction & Professional Socialization
Year 2 
Jan-May OMPT Patient Management Framework/Adv Clinical Decision Making (TA Role – online/virtual sessions)
Jan/Feb Management of Cervical and Thoracic Disorders – Content Role (Plus WI)
Mar/Apr Management of Upper Extremity Disorders – Content Role (Plus WI)
May Mechanisms of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
Jul-Oct Fellow Virtual Rounds (Prerequisite: Bellin College F109 OMPT) (Plus FOWI)
Jul/Aug Management of Cervical and Thoracic Disorders – Teaching Practicum (Plus WI)
Sept/Oct Management of Upper Extremity Disorders – Teaching Practicum (Plus WI)
Nov/Dec OMPT- Case Reports/Series     
 Graduation Graduation will occur when all fellowship requirements are complete. At this point, the FiT will submit the necessary paperwork to the AAOMPT for FAAOMPT acceptance.
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