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COL Douglas A. Kersey Advanced Clinical & Operational Practice Course

COURSE TITLE

COL Douglas A. Kersey Advanced Clinical & Operational Practice Course

ATTRS Course Number: 6H-AO606

SCOPE

This course is designed to teach physical therapists and orthopedic physician assistants to evaluate and treat patients with neruomusculoskeletal conditions involving the lumbosacral, thoracic and cervical spine, the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle. Course content includes a review of the anatomy of the neuromusculoskeletal system to include the shoulder girdle, axial structure, and lower limbs. Subject matter experts will discuss specialty areas of general medicine, pharmacology, orthopedics, and radiology as related to neuromusculoskeletal evaluation. Methodology will include lecture, demonstration, and lab exercises. This course is partial fulfillment for credentialing Army physical therapists as neuromusculoskeletal evaluators.

OBJECTIVES

PREREQUISITES

Attendees will be licensed active or reserve component physical therapists. Active or reserve component applicants who are projected to deploy within the next 12-18 months will be given priority seating. ROTC and direct accessions and those rotating to OCONUS also have priority seating. COMPLETION OF INTRODUCTION TO CBRNE, 081-W IS MANDATORY BEFORE REGISTERING FOR ANY PPSCP COURSE. Introduction to CBRNE can located at ATRRS under channel Directory, select Self-Development.

DATES

2014 Dates: 1-9 November 2014

BROCHURE

2013 Kersey Brochure

APPLICATION

Contact SSG Michael Briggs and email your DA3838 for review. michael.r.briggs.mil@mail.mil
Example DA3838

SCHEDULE

Course Schedule Updated Schedule will be posted soon!

COURSE LENGTH

9 Days

Point of Contact

LTC Skip Gill norman.w.gill2.mil@mail.mil 210-221-8410