Casa Colina Orthopedic Residency
    Casa Colina is a unique place that provides state-of-the-art technologies, breakthrough rehabilitation techniques, and an unsurpassed continuum of care. It is not only an ideal environment for clinicians to advance patient care, but the skills of future rehabilitative care providers as well. After all, we believe we have a duty to create an educational environment that fosters learning and promotes scholarship.
    Our physical therapy residency programs provide advanced knowledge and skill in a focused clinical environment. The course work provides training in clinical examination, decision-making and treatment skills. It is designed to accelerate therapists' professional development while allowing them to achieve clinical excellence in all aspects of patient care.

    Upon completion of the program, the clinician will have had the training to apply for the certified specialty offered by the American Physical Therapy Association.

    The Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program offers clinical experience in the Outpatient orthopedic setting. You will work with four different mentors, each having a distinct treatment approach based on their years of clinical experience. The resident will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of resident directed activities including research, surgery observation, aquatic therapy, hand clinic observation, physician clinics and pro bono services. Residents also have the flexibility to choose other activities that meet their interests, with approval from the residency director.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedics
Website http://www.casacolina.org/
Program Directors Name Andrea Haston, PT, DPT, ATC
Address Line 1 255 East Bonita Ave
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Pomona, California 91769
Phone 626/334-8735
Fax 626/334-8906
Email ahaston@casacolina.org
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 08/01/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 Rolling
Program Start Date 1 03/05/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews will be conducted mid to late August.
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications 6-months clinical experience or one clinical affiliation (6 weeks or greater) with the orthopedic population.
Experience Not Applicable
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions http://www.casacolina.org/Residency-Programs.aspx
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
1.
What is the role of a residency program in the development of the physical therapy profession and how does this relate to APTA’s vision 2020
2.
What specific skills do you possess that make you an ideal candidate for a residency program?
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    3 references from either of the following clinical instructor, professor, employer, mentor and/or professional colleague.
Program Details
Multi-site program No
Part-time versus Full-time Part Time
      Tuition $500.00
      Salary Yes
      Salary Type Hourly
      Benefits Other
      Other Benefits please inquire with program
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 20
      Maximum Number of Positions 1
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