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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY


PT@TheBeach at California State University, Long Beach is proud to announce an Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program

http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/ptbeach/

 

Clinical Mentoring and Practice

All residents provide direct patient care as CSULB PT employees for at least 20hrs/wk for 52 wks, with 2 weeks of vacation per year. These hours are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and will run from August to August.

1.  850 hours of clinical practice (includes 18 hours of 1:1 clinical evaluation)

2. 150 hours of 1:1 mentoring/supervision while treating patients

Didactic Curriculum

  1. 150 hours classroom and lab instruction (1-2 Sundays per month from January to October.)
  2. 201 hours of independent study (33 independent study courses approved for 201 contact hours by the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA)
  • ISC 27.4 Frontiers in Orthopaedic Sciences
    • 4 Monographs
  • ISC 27.1 Postoperative Management of Orthopaedic Surgeries
    • 6 Monographs
  • ISC 16.1 Pharmacology
    • 6 Monographs
  • ISC 26.2 Current Concepts of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, 4th Edition
    • 12 Monogrpahs
  • ISC 27.3 Clinical Imaging: Basic Diagnostic Imaging Principles
    • 3 Monographs

Research and Evidence Based Practice

All courses have been developed by the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA, Inc

Teaching and Research

  1. Mentored in teaching as a laboratory assistant in a spring semester course on Mondays and Wednesdays (90 hours).
  2. Laboratory assistant in biomechanics lab (30 hours)
  3. The resident will be expected to spend ~100 hours over the course of the residency program assisting in a research project related to orthopedic physical therapy.

Cost and Salary

  1. The total cost for the residency program is $2910.00 plus parking.
  2. The salary for the resident is $40,528.00 for 20 hours per week for 52 weeks and this includes a full benefit package including medical and dental.

Application

Application Deadline is June 25, of each year (this can be flexible, however).

If interested in applying please complete the RFPTCAS application: click here https://rfptcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

Resident Selection

The application will be reviewed by the chair and faculty of the department.  Consideration for admission consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Academic standing
  • Interview
  • Post graduate training
  • Clinical experience in orthopaedic therapy
  • Teaching experience
  • Research experience
  • Community Service

Criteria for admission

  • Licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Comply with all CSULB employment requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact Michael B. Miller at mbmillerpt@gmail.com.