NeuroRecovery Training Institute Graduates 15 Students from Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency and Post-Professional DPT Programs

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28 begin Winter 2016 cohorts, including first cohorts of Certification in Neurologic Clinical Practice program

The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is pleased to announce that 15 students graduated from the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency and Postprofessional Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs on January 23, 2016.

NeuroRTI’s Postprofessional DPT is a rigorous 13-month program of post-professional clinical and didactic education for physical therapists designed to advance their preparation as providers of patient care services in neurologic physical therapy, ensuring they stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment. The Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency, accredited by ABPTRFE, is a 13-15 month program designed to give residents the highest caliber of training, encouraging them to become distinguished leaders in evidence-based neurologic physical therapy practice.

NeuroRecovery Training Institute has conferred 22 through its Residency and Postprofessional DPT programs, which launched their 3rd cohort this January with 28 new students. NeuroRTI’s blended learning model provides an opportunity for students from any state and Canada to participate.

In addition to the new cohort of Residency and Postprofessional DPT students, this January marks the first cohorts for the Specialty Certification in Stroke Recovery and Certification in Neurologic Clinical Practice programs.

“We are thrilled with the continued growth of our Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency and Postprofessional Doctorate of Physical Therapy programs, and we are very proud of these graduates who are now better trained and equipped to deal with the challenging and ever-changing neurologic healthcare environment,” said Kim Atkinson, PT, NCS, Clinical Program Director. “We are pleased to welcome the inaugural class of the Neurologic Clinical Practice Certification Program. We look forward to seeing how the Certification Program students put their knowledge to use in their own practices.”

For more information on NeuroRTI’s educational offerings, or to learn how to register for the Fall 2016 cohorts, visit

About The NeuroRecovery Training Institute:
The NeuroRecovery Training Institute (NeuroRTI) is on a mission to create and promote a culture of evidence based practice (EBP) within neurological clinical practice. Through transformational education efforts, with an emphasis on recovery NeuroRTI has created a full continuum of neurologic training programs including a large nationally-scaled physical therapy Neuro Residency, Postprofessional DPT, Certification, and online Continuing Education (CE) course work for the neurologic interdisciplinary team that includes various topics in the treatment of spinal cord dysfunction, acquired brain injury, and other neurologic disorders. A course on the Pediatric Neuromuscular Recovery Scale, a recovery based outcomes tool will launch in early 2016.

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