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.
The program is funded by UPMC Rehabilitation Institute and is housed within the inpatient unit at UPMC Mercy.
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 Institute for Knowledge Translation.
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 Mercy Pavilion
1622 Locust Street, Fourth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
To learn more, contact Chris Venus, PT — Neuro PT Residency Program Director: