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Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency


Length: 12 - 18 months

Winter 2022 Deadline:

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For: PT

EIM’s Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program provides post-professional clinical and didactic education in two unique residency settings to match your residency training needs with your current life and work circumstances. Through ongoing clinical supervision and mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry, you will improve your clinical practice and decision-making. EIM’s Orthopaedic Residency stresses the acquisition of current best-evidence as well as leading-edge psychomotor skills to make you a specialist in the area of orthopaedics.

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  • Grow as practitioners skilled in orthopaedic physical therapy.
  • Become highly skilled, autonomous practitioners who have substantially increased their ability to provide care to patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Gain a strong base of knowledge of evidence-based practice, orthopaedic manual therapy techniques, advanced medical screening and radiology.
  • Be positioned to both achieve the Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) certification from the ABPTS and to be leaders in the orthopaedic physical therapy field.
  • Be well prepared to apply for and successfully complete EIM’s Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship.

EIM’s Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency had a 99% graduation rate in 2019, and a 90% first-time pass rate* on the OCS Exam.

*OCS Exam pass rate based on three years of data from EIM graduation survey.



    Daniel Roenz



    Jake Shockley

    Residency Director, Physical Therapy Central / Red Bud Physical Therapy


    Stephanie Pascoe, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

    Program Director


    • APPT 6110 – Essentials of Pharmacology & Clinical Lab Tests
    • APPT 6210 – Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging
    • APPT 6220 – Essentials of Medical Screening
    • ORPT 6210 – Post-Surgical Management and Rehabilitation
    • ORPT 7280 – OCS Test Prep Course
    • ORPT 7690 – Orthopaedic Residency Mentored Clinical Practice
    • ORPT 7270 – Orthopaedic Residency Virtual Rounds
    • Outcomes Tracking for Orthopaedic Residency

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