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Orthopedic Residency Weekend Courses

Elevating the profession of physical therapy through residency education and quality continuing education opportunities.

These courses are sponsored by the A.T. Still University Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program and are included as part of the Residency curriculum. Licensed Physical Therapists can choose to attend one course or attend them all.

The weekend courses emphasize clinical reasoning and the development of manual therapy skills for orthopedic physical therapy.  Nationally recognized physical therapists will be presenting at the courses.  Please see the course list below for a list of instructors.  All courses are open to physical therapists and provide CEU hours.

Course discounts are available for clinical instructors and alumni of A.T. Still University as well as 3 or more participants from one organization. For larger group rates please contact Cheri Hodges at

Click on the course link below to download a pdf of the course brochure and mail-in registration information or register online

2015-2016 Continuing Education Course Schedule

Date   Course Instructor

November 20 - 22, 2015


Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Course Lori Bordenave, PT, DPT, MEd
January 23, 2016 Current Evidence for Post-Operative Shoulder Rehabilitation Todd Ellenbecker, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS, USPTA


February 6, 2016

Spinal Manipulation: Annual Update for Physical Therapist Level 1

Tim Fearon, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT

Britt Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

March 19, 2016 The Foot: Physical Examination and Selected Interventions Tom McPoil, PT, PhD
April 23, 2016 Treating Pain: Simplifying the Science of Pain for Better Clinical Results John Woolfe, PT, MS, ATC, COMT
June 25, 2016 Musculoskeletal Imaging: Applications to Clinical Practice Wayne SMith, PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, RMSK
August 27, 2016 Examination and Intervention Strategies for Common Orthopedic Conditions around the Elbow, Hand and Wrist Kathy Petkovsky, PT, CHT