Curriculum for the Physical Therapy Residency Program

August

  • Orientation (UH and department –including competency and safety)
  • Meet with mentor(s)
  • Medical screening module*

*all monthly modules include: pre-test, three-hour lecture (First Tuesday of the month), post-test, final review with mentor(s)

September

  • Cervical module
  • CI Credentialing Course (via Cleveland State University PT Program)

October: Shoulder module

November: T-Spine/ribs module

December: Elbow module

January

  • Hand/wrist module
  • Mid-term written and practical exam

February: Lumbar module

March: Pelvis/SI module

April: Hip module

May: Finalize work on research project and work on submission to CSM and/or other venues

June: Knee module

July: Foot/ankle module

August

  • TMD module
  • Assist in new resident orientation

September

  • Elective module(s)
  • CSU lecture

October: Elective module(s)

November: Elective module(s)

December: Final written and practical exam

January: Reserved for any make-up work, review and retesting

February: Reserved for any make-up work, review and retesting; CSM Presentation (if applicable)

March: Sit for OCS exam

Elective Options: Trauma; Concussion; Sports; Pelvic Floor/Women’s Health; Manual Therapy; Pain Science; Surgery/Imaging; Video Analysis; other opportunities as to be developed.

Time Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7 a.m.   Clinic   Clinic Academic Development Research. Cleveland State University Teaching. Clinic Independent Learning. Research.
8 a.m.   Alternate Mentor Clinic Observation
9 a.m.  
10 a.m.  
11 a.m.  
Noon    
1 p.m.    
2 p.m.   Primary Mentor 1:1 Clinic
3 p.m.  
4 p.m.  
5 p.m.        
6 p.m.     Subject Matter Lectures, Q&A    
7 p.m.        
8 p.m.            
9 p.m.