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COL Douglas A. Kersey Advanced Clinical & Operational Practice Course
ATTRS Course Number: 6H-AO606
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.
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.
2013 Dates: 2-10 November 2013