COL Douglas A. Kersey Advanced Clinical & Operational Practice Course
ATTRS Course Number: 6H-A0606
This course is designed to teach physical therapists to evaluate and treat patients with neuromusculoskeletal 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.
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 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS RESPONSE COURSE (EPRC) IS MANDATORY BEFORE REGISTERING FOR ANY PPSCP COURSE. EPRC can be located @ ATRRS under course catalog, search course # J3OP-US61-HB.
2016 Dates: 3 - 11 November 2016
Please note: The Kersey Course 2016 brochure lists the social dinner as occurring on 7 November. This is an error. The social dinner for Kersey 2016 is scheduled for 4 November at 1800. Please reference the updated brochure.
Kersey Brochure - 10 AUG 16
9 Days. Travel on Fri 2 NOV 2016 and leave after 2 pm on 11 NOV. 60 CEUs through TPTA will be available for the course.
LTC Elizabeth Painter and SSG Brad Pickel 210-221-8410 or via email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.