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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

2014-2015 Continuing Education Course Schedule

Date   Course Instructor

November 21-23, 2014


Clinical Instructor Education and Credentialing Course

Lori Bordenave, PT, DPT, MEd

January 31, 2015


Rotator Cuff Pathology: Current Evidence for Non-Operative and Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Todd Ellenbecker, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, SCS, CSCS, USPTA

March 21, 2015


The Foot: Physical Examination and Selected Interventions Tom McPoil, PT, PhD

April 18-19, 2015

Spinal Manipulation: Annual Update for Physical Therapist, Level I

Tim Fearon, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT

Britt Smith, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

May 9, 2015 Mechanisms of Knee Pain with Running Chris Powers, PT PhD, FAPTA
June 27, 2015 Musculoskeletal Sonography Seminar Wayne Smith, PT, DPT, ATC, SCS, RMSK
September 19, 2015 Examination and Intervention Strategies for Common Orthopedic Conditions Around the Elbow, Hand and Wrist Kathy Petkovsky, PT, CHT