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  • PTA Advanced Proficiency Program: Geriatric

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    Geriatric Program Overview:
    Upon completion of this program you will receive 60+ contact hours of continuing education courses on discipline and content specific topics. Over 60 hours of continuing education classes which include both didactic/cognitive materials as well as hands-on, lab format material. You will receive 30 mentoring hours from a Geriatric specialist. Lastly you will have all knowledge and skill assessment tools needed to complete the APTA APP Program Portfolio.

    Important Dates:

      • Deadline to Enroll: December 22,2017
    • Enrollment Opens: September 1, 2017
    • Orientation January 16, 2018

    Curriculum:
    The program curriculum covers everything from exercise prescription for the older adult to management of Osteoporosis. Below are a list of courses you will be expected to complete.

    • Therapeutic Exercise Dosing for Patients with Orthopaedic Dysfunction
    • Exercise Prescription for the Older Adult
    • Osteoporosis: Identification, Treatment, Prevention, and Management
    • PTA Geriatric Foundations (this will be a unique class directed specifically to PTA’s)

    Tuition:

    • Standard Registration With Mentoring $ 3,000.00 **
    • Standard Registration Without Mentoring $2,200.00
    • Brooks Clinician With Mentoring $1,800.00

    **PTA’s will be provided with a clinical mentor and/or supervising physical therapist or assisted with obtaining one if geographical location of the PTA is not conducive for the IHL mentors. 

    Customized payment plan available upon request

    How to Apply: 
    Please fill out the application below. Offers will be extended no later than January 12, 2018. Deadline to apply to December 22, 2017.