Neurologic Residency

Neurologic Residency

OVERVIEW

The Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency ProgramTM is an accredited residency program. The program is a collaborative effort between the University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, and University of Utah, Healthcare. This 12-month program incorporates clinical, didactic, teaching, and professional development into its core curriculum. Residents rotate through five clinical settings to allow for a well-rounded clinical experience.  Applications for 2018 are due March 5 via RFPTCAS.

MISSION

The mission of the Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program is to provide qualified physical therapists an advanced level of knowledge and clinical skill in the management of individuals with neurologic impairments. 

The Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program has a mission statement, goals and objectives that reflect academic teaching that are compatible with the University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy and that reflect neurologic clinical practice and that are compatible with the collaborative clinical institution, University Healthcare. The mission statement addresses the performance outcomes of the Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program, and the scope of practice for the area of neurologic practice.

The Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program seeks for residents to take a leadership role in the treatment of patients, and the education and training of other therapists.  The Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program seeks residents and mentors who will support the mission and goals of the core facilities including the University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy and the University Healthcare. Furthermore, residents will be provided with preparation to sit for the Neurological Physical Therapy Specialist Certification Examination.

 

Contact Us

Heather Hayes, PT, DPT, NCS, PhD

Resident Director

Phone: 801-587-9249 (direct line)
Email: heather.hayes@hsc.utah.edu

Taylor Horton

Co-director

Email: u0811809@utah.edu

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