University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship
    USA’s Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship provides a mentored process of learning which achieves advanced clinical specialty skills for both psychomotor and didactic learning, and which facilitates enhancement of decision making through critical thinking and problem solving. The Fellowship is a demanding clinical and didactic learning experience designed to graduate physical therapists with advanced competency in orthopaedic manual physical therapy.

    This program offers practicing physical therapists the opportunity to enhance their manual physical therapy skills through a focused curriculum with advanced clinical and didactic instruction that is both intensive and extensive.

    Applicants may choose to pursue their Fellowship in the clinic they currently work, or find a position within a qualified and approved clinic anywhere in the United States.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Fellowship
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
Website http://www.usa.edu/
Website Directory Contact Name Elinora Formica
Address Line 1 1 University Blvd.
Address Line 2
City, State Zip St. Augustine, Florida 32086
Phone 904/826-0084
Fax 904/827-0069
Email eformica@usa.edu
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 Rolling
Admission Decision Date 1 Rolling
Program Start Date 1 05/04/2017
Application Deadline 2 Rolling
Admission Decision Date 2 Rolling
Program Start Date 2 05/01/2014
Application Deadline 3 Rolling
Admission Decision Date 3 Rolling
Program Start Date 3 08/01/2014
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Not Applicable
Program Prerequisites
Courses E1 and S1 seminars
Certifications Not Applicable
Experience 2 years clinical experience in Orthopedics or completion of an APTA-accredited orthopaedic residency program
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions http://www.usa.edu/p49-326-FAQs.aspx
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions http://www.usa.edu/p49-155-Clinical-Orthopaedic-Residency.a
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Essay Questions
1.
Why are you a good match for this fellowship program?
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    The persons used as references should have worked with applicant in the clinical environment.
Program Details
Multi-site program Yes
Part-time versus Full-time Both
Full-Time
      Tuition $15,000.00
      Salary No
      Salary Type Not Applicable
      Benefits Full-Time Employee
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree Yes
      Higher degree available tDPT, EdD, or DHSc
      Program Length (in months) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 40
      Maximum Number of Positions 20
Part-Time
      Tuition Yes
      Salary No
      Salary Type Not Applicable
      Benefits None
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree Yes
      Higher degree available tDPT, EdD, or DHSc
      Program Length (in months) 36
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 20
      Maximum Number of Positions 20
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