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) - BASIC AWARENESS COURSE (2HR) IS MANDATORY BEFORE REGISTERING FOR ANY PPSCP COURSE. EPRC can be located @ JKO search course # P-Us261-HB.
2020 Dates: 21-25 September
Joint Base Lewis McChord - Madigan Army Medical Center
2020 Kersey Brochure: Kersey Brochure
5 Days. Travel days: Arrive 20 September and depart after 1600 on the 25 September. 40 CEUs through TPTA will be available for the course.
MAJ MAJ Eliza Szymanek or MAJ Jake Morrow