A Bright Future
Casa Colina is a unique place that provides state-of-the-art technologies, breakthrough rehabilitation techniques, and an unsurpassed continuum of care. It is not only an ideal environment for clinicians to advance patient care, but the skills of future rehabilitative care providers as well. After all, we believe we have a duty to create an educational environment that fosters learning and promotes scholarship.
Our physical therapy residency programs provide advanced knowledge and skill in a focused clinical environment. The course work provides training in clinical examination, decision-making and treatment skills. It is designed to accelerate therapists' professional development while allowing them to achieve clinical excellence in all aspects of patient care.
Upon completion of the program, the clinician will have had the training to apply for the certified specialty examination offered by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Applications for the Orthopedic and Neurologic programs should be completed through the RF-PTCAS system. Click here to access our application: www.abptrfe.org
Physical Therapy Residency programs at Casa Colina offer:
- Mentored 1:1 clinical practice
- Structured learning opportunities
- Didactic coursework
- Participation in physician specialty clinics
- Preparation and training for APTA specialty certifications
We are currently accepting applications for the following residency programs:
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
The Orthopedic Residency program begins in January and is a 50-week program. Applications are due September 1st. Program tuition is $500. This is an APTA accredited program.
Neurologic Physical Therapy
The didactic portion of the Neurologic Physical Therapy Program is the Neurologic Physical Therapy Professional Education Consortium (www.ptneuroconsortium.org) which begins in late June each year. Residents must be on site at Casa Colina the first week of August to begin the clinical portion of the program. If residents are taking the licensure exam in July, we will consider those applicants. You must have a valid California Physical Therapy License to participate in the Residency Program.
Applications are due May 1st and program tuition is $1500. Casa Colina is an APTA Credentialed Residency Program.