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Houston: Neurologic

TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston offers an APTA-credentialed Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program in collaboration with Texas Woman's University and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

This collaborative program provides licensed physical therapists the ability to enhance their skills, while working with clinical experts in the area of neurologic physical therapy and academicians of two major educational institutions.

The mission of this 52-week residency program is to provide evidence-based, post-professional education in neurologic physical therapy and to develop expert clinicians who utilize cutting edge interventions, compassion, and interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve the best clinical outcomes. This mission is accomplished by basing the program in the foundational sciences and allowing the residents the opportunity to experience the full continuum of care.

For more information, contact:

Anna De Joya, PT, DSc, NCS
Residency Director
Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program
TIRR Memorial Hermann
1333 Moursund
Houston, TX 77030
713.797.7627  

TIRR Memorial Hermann Webpage

NeuroPT@memorialhermann.org

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Dallas:  Neurologic

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and Texas Woman’s University Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy is an APTA-credentialed residency whose mission is to promote excellent care in the lifespan of persons with neurologic injury across the continuum of care.  This is accomplished through evidenced based practice and didactic curriculum outlined in the Description of Specialty Practice (DSP) in Neurologic Physical Therapy. The program includes direct patient care, mentoring time, didactic education, projects and presentations. Coordinated between three Baylor facilities (BIR Outpatient Rehabilitation at Tom Landry, BIR Dallas Main Inpatient Rehabilitation and Baylor University Medical Center) and TWU – Dallas, the residency begins in May of each year and last 52 weeks.

 

Upon successful completion of the BIR-TWU Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, the resident will receive a certificate of achievement from the BIR-TWU Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy and an Academic Certificate in Advanced Neurologic Physical Therapy from TWU. The education and clinical experience the resident gains during the residency is designed to prepare the residents for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist certification examination in neurologic physical therapy.

 

(Link to application) All application materials are due in January each application year.

Requirements to apply:
• Completion of all required application documents
• Excellent communication skills
• Physical ability to perform examination and treatment procedures
• Psychological and social stability required for successful completion of the program
• Evidence of commitment to a career in neurologic physical therapy
• Strong skills in scientific inquiry and writing
• Meet all requirements for employment at BIR and for admission at TWU

 

For more information about the BIR-TWU Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, contact:

Merri Leigh Johnson, PT, DPT, NCS

Neurologic Residency Director
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation
909 N. Washington Ave.

Dallas, TX 75246
214.820.9579

merljohnson@BIR-rehab.com

 

For more information about the Academic Certificate in Advanced Neurologic Physical Therapy, contact:

Chad Swank, PT, PhD, NCS
Assistant Professor

Texas Woman’s University
School of Physical Therapy
5500 Southwestern Medical Ave.
Dallas, TX 75235
214.689.7714

cswank@twu.edu

Dallas-Plano: Women’s Health

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and Texas Woman’s University in Dallas Physical Therapy Residency in Women’s Health is an APTA-credentialed program. Its mission is to promote excellence in the lifespan of women’s health across the continuum of care. This is accomplished through the evidenced based care provided by physical therapists. The curriculum is based on the most recent Description of Specialty Practice (DSP) in Women’s Health. The program is coordinated between two Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation facilities (Dallas Landry Center and Plano) and Texas Woman’s University over the term of one year beginning in June.

Upon successful completion of the BIR-TWU Physical Therapy Residency in Women’s Health, the resident will become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and receive an Academic Certificate in Women’s Health Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University and a certificate of completion from the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation’s Women’s Health Residency Program. The education and clinical experience the resident gains during the residency is designed to prepare the residents for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist certification examination in women's health physical therapy.

All application materials are due by Jan 5th each application year.
Requirements to Apply
• Completion of all required application documents
• Excellent communication skills
• Physical ability to perform examination and treatment procedures
• Psychological and social stability required for successful completion of the program
• Evidence of commitment to a career in Women’s Health
• Strong skills in scientific inquiry and writing
• Meet all requirements for employment at BIR and for admission at Texas Woman’s University post professional program

For more information about the BIR-TWU Physical Therapy Residency in Women’s Health or to request an application, contact:

Valerie L. Bobb PT, MPT, WCS, ATC
Women’s Health Residency Director
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Service - Tom Landry
411 N. Washington Ave., Suite 4000
Dallas, TX 75246
214.820.1220

For more information about the Academic Certificate in Women’s Health Physical Therapy, contact:

Mary Thompson, PT, PhD, GCS
Professor and Coordinator of Post Professional Programs
Texas Woman’s University
School of Physical Therapy
5500 Southwestern Medical Ave.
Dallas, TX 75235
214.689.7713

 

 

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