Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Programs

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Ariana Balayan
Tel: 203-365-4731
balayana@sacredheart.edu

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Location

Cambridge Building
7 Cambridge Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611

Program Chair

Gary Austin
Director, Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Tel: (203)396-8067
austing@sacredheart.edu

‌The Sacred Heart University Physical Therapy department offers the following post-professional orthopaedic physical therapy programs:

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program

The Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program is a post-professional didactic and mentored clinical educational experience designed to facilitate the acquisition and development of advanced clinical skills and fundamental clinical teaching methods and scholarship. The program will prepare graduates to meet the requirements for Specialist Certification in Orthopaedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists.

Graduate Certificate Program in Advanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

The Graduate Certificate Program in Advanced Orthopaedic Physical Therapy is designed for the practicing physical therapist interested in developing advanced evidence-based orthopaedic physical therapy skills. This post-professional program consists of 6 courses (18 credits) and will prepare graduates to practice advanced evidence-based orthopaedic physical therapy and sit for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Certification Examination as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS).