The New York Physical Therapy Association and MedBridge Announce Partnership

The New York Physical Therapy Association and MedBridge Partner to Deliver Online Education Solution for Continuing Professional Development and Improved Patient Outcomes

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NYPTA members will also have tools to educate patients about their vital role in the rehabilitation process.

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013

The New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) and MedBridge, the leader in online education for physical therapists, have collaborated to provide NYPTA members accredited and cost-effective online curriculum taught by internationally recognized clinicians.

Through the partnership, NYPTA members can access MedBridge’s library of more than one hundred evidence-based video courses taught by their prominent faculty including New York-based instructors like Robert J. Schreyer, PT, DPT, NCS, MSCS, CSCS; J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS; Tom Holland, PT, PhD; and Herb Karpatkin, PT, DSc. NYPTA members will also have tools to educate patients about their vital role in the rehabilitation process, including a library of 3D-animated conditions.

“We are excited about partnering with MedBridge to offer our members expanded access to the highest level of CME programming at an affordable cost," said Matthew Hyland, PT, PhD, MPA, and President of NYPTA. “Continuing medical education is integral to the practice of physical therapy and one of the things that sets our profession apart."

“The NYPTA is a strong advocate for ongoing education as a means to superior patient care,” said Justin Kowalchuk, CEO and Founder of MedBridge. “We’re proud that our new partnership provides NYPTA members with the highest-quality online education to continually advance their professional growth and improve patient outcomes.”

About NYPTA
The New York Physical Therapy Association is a professional, non-profit association of approximately 12,000 Physical Therapists (PTs), Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) and PT/PTA students. The NYPTA is dedicated to serving the public's health interests, improving the standard of health for people of all ages, and advancing the benefits of physical therapy and the interests of physical therapy professionals in state of New York. To learn more about NYPTA please visit http://www.nypta.org.

About MedBridge
MedBridge is the leading provider of evidence-based online education for rehabilitation professionals. MedBridge combines the most sophisticated blended learning platform with cloud-based performance metrics tools and accredited curriculum taught by renowned instructors. Learn more about our dedication to improving patient outcomes through lifelong learning at http://www.medbridgeeducation.com.


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