The Neurological Residency Program provides practicing physical therapists with advanced training in neurologic:
The program also places an emphasis on using research and the literature to maintain practice within the scope of evidence-based physical therapy.
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services funds the program, housed within the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at UPMC Mercy for the inpatient experience.
Clinics for outpatient neuro PT training include:
Also, the program offers an inpatient acute care specialty observation provided by our Level 1 Trauma Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian.
Licensed physical therapists that have already completed an entry-level program who want to:
The Neurological Residency Program runs 12 successive months starting in August.
As part of the "Continuing Education” Plan of Study, you will participate in a planned Neurological Residency Program curriculum. You will also enroll in the Neuroconsortium, sponsored by the University of Southern California.
These courses promote advanced decision-making in the evaluation and treatment of neurologic disorder such as:
Along with advanced coursework, you will attend:
Chris Venus, PT
Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Neurologic Residency Director
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services —2310 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
To learn more, contact Chris Venus, PT — Neuro PT Residency Program Director: