NxtGen Institute of Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship
    We believe that fellowship should be much more than the mere application of needles and manipulation.  We believe in the development of content experts, professional leaders and clinical masters, that are truly able to positively affect outcomes by altering the human movement system.

    Why Choose Nxt Gen’s Program?  
    We offer the only accredited, multi-site manual therapy fellowship that is dedicated in developing a Teacher, Leader and Master Clinician based around the concept of manipulating the Human Movement System.  As a graduate of our program, you will not only be a respected leader in Manual Therapy, but also an integral part in advancing the entire physical therapy profession.

    We offer a technologically superior experience that blends both virtual and live interactions, that allow you to participate in fellowship from virtually anywhere in the United States.  

    Didactically, we matriculate you through the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist (AAOMPT) curriculum which meets all aspects of APTA and IFOMPT recommendations and requirements.

    What Does it Take to Complete Fellowship?  Overall, fellowship is an investment of 1,000 hours of post-graduate education. This is broken down in several components which is completed in 12-36 months.

    Fellowship Portfolio Curriculum includes:
    1. Classroom x 200 hours
    2. MT Lab x 160 hours (100 spinal and 60 peripheral)
    3. Supervised Mentorship to include a minimum of 130 hours of direct 1:1 mentorship in addition to 310 hours of supervised mentorship (email, facetime, skype, phone, etc.)
    4. Documented Manual Therapy Clinical Practice x 200 hours (manual therapy related electives, research, community promotion, etc.).

    Note: You must also complete a formal application at RFPTCAS to be accepted into this program.  Choose “Nxt Gen Institute of PT”
Program Contact Information
Program Type Fellowship
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
Website http://www.nxtgenpt.com
Website Directory Contact Name Joseph Brence
Address Line 1 2138 Scenic Highway
Address Line 2 Suite B
City, State Zip Snellville, Georgia 30078
Phone
Fax
Email jbrence@nxtgeninstitute.com
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 Rolling
Admission Decision Date 1 Rolling
Program Start Date 1 Rolling
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Not Applicable
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications Not Applicable
Experience •Fellow's background must include specialist certification or completion of a residency in a specialty area, or •Fellow's background must include substantial clinical experience in a specialty area, or •Fellow's background must include demonstrable clinical skills within a particular specialty area.
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions Not Applicable
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.
One page colloquial essay on "My Reason for Being"
2.
List three (3) things you consider most wrong in Physical Therapy and write one page on one of the factors you have listed, explaining why you feel it is wrong,
3.
List three (3) things you consider most right in Physical Therapy and write one page on one of the factors you have listed, explaining why you feel it is right
4.
One to two pages entitled "Where I Wish To Be In Five Years"
5.
One page describing your preferred style of clinical learning, supervision and mentorship.
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    Not Applicable
Program Details
Multi-site program Yes
Part-time versus Full-time Both
Full-Time
      Tuition $12,500.00
      Salary No
      Salary Type Annually
      Benefits None
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree Yes
      Higher degree available DHSc in development
      Program Length (in months) 24
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 40
      Maximum Number of Positions 10
Part-Time
      Tuition No
      Salary No
      Salary Type Annually
      Benefits None
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree Yes
      Higher degree available DHSc in development
      Program Length (in months) 36
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 30
      Maximum Number of Positions 10
APTA