CERTIFICATION IN

SPORTS & ORTHOPEDIC MANUAL THERAPY 

 

ABOUT

IAR offers the only certification program for physical therapists that combines both a sports and orthopedic approach in patient management.  The program allows clinicians to receive the benefits of advanced course work and clinical reasoning in sports and orthopedics while acquiring highly skilled manual therapy techniques. The curriculum is a combination of online workshops and live weekend intensives. The weekend courses encompass a large amount of hands-on lab and exercise prescription necessary to develop the required motor skills and foundational clinical reasoning in the realm of sports and orthopedic manual therapy. Bi-monthly virtual clinical reasoning sessions with fellow students and IAR faculty. This certification program is open to all therapists with a valid physical therapy license in good standing. Upon successful completion of all course work, clinicians will become a Certified Sports and Orthopedic Manual Therapist (CSOMT).

 

ADMISSION STANDARDS

  1. Licensed Physical Therapists

  2. Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants are welcome to participate and will receive a certificate of completion.

  3. Requisite for New Graduates and Non - Residency graduates interested in pursuing Fellowship Training. 

 

CURRICULUM

111 ONLINE COURSE

4 WEEKEND INTENSIVES

1 FINAL ONLINE MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM

COMPREHENSIVE EMPHASIS ON SPORTS & ORTHOPEDIC APPLICATIONS

*courses can be completed in any order

CORE CONCEPTS IN SPORTS & ORTHOPEDIC MANUAL THERAPY (online)
CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: LUMBAR & SIJ
CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: CERVICAL & THORACIC
CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: LOWER EXTREMITY
CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: UPPER EXTREMITY

Texas Physical Therapy Association Approved:

Core Concepts: 12 CCUs

Clinical Management Lumbar / SIJ: 16 CCUs

Clinical Management Cervical / Thoracic: 16 CCUs

Clinical Management Lower Extremity: 16 CCUs

Clinical Management Upper Extremity: 16 CCUs

Please check your state for eligibility in continuing education reciprocity for each course. 

 

WEEKEND INTENSIVES SCHEDULE

CM 2 - Clinical Management: Cervical/Thoracic

$695

CM 3 - Clinical Management: Lower Extremity

$695

CM 4 - Clinical Management: Upper Extremity

$695

CM 1 - Clinical Management: Lumbar/SIJ

$695

 

PROGRAM TUITION

$3,475
online + weekends

Add in our Advanced level courses, ACM 1 - 3, to enhance the CSOMT curriculum with more application to the athletic population, and take your clinical skills to an even higher level.

Cost per course is $975

1 final online multiple choice exam required to earn the CSOMT credentials. Student can schedule this at anytime after completing all didactic components.

LOCATIONS

 

AUSTIN, TX

Innovative Therapy Concepts

Barton Creek Plaza 1

3755 S. Capital of TX Hwy

Suite 130

Austin, TX 78704

CHARLOTTE, NC

SCB

215 Southside Drive

Charlotte, NC 28217

DALLAS, TX

Texas Orthopedic Association

8081 Walnut Hill Lane

Ste 1000

Dallas, TX 75231

HOUSTON, TX

Select PT

4009 Richmond Ave

Houston, TX 77027

PHOENIX, AZ

The CORE Institute

18444 N. 25th Ave

Suite 220

Phoenix, AZ 85023