With a shift in payment models that focus on outcomes, it’s expected that many physical therapy businesses will seek highly-qualified and educated professionals to comply with new standards. At the Nxt Gen Institute of Physical Therapy, we envision the PTA to be a major driver towards this success. We have developed this 20 unit, web-based specialty program to cover all of the major topics within Orthopedic Physical Therapy.
Program Director: Erin Hoffman, PTA, OPTA
Faculty: Dr. Heather Jennings, Dr. Jason Smith, Sean Bagbey
Target Audience: Physical Therapist Assistants
Application Deadline: All applicants for OPTA must first apply through this link and upon acceptance, will complete the purchase of this program.
We are now being accepting applications for a June 2021 cohort. The deadline for these applications is: 5/15/2021.
Sample Lecture Module:
Sample Live Masterclass Session:
This 9-month curriculum focuses on blending content on basic sciences, orthopedics and functional movement. Below are details on the required courses within the program:
Weekly participation in online discussion is required within the curriculum. This is conducted through Microsoft Office 365.
Our programs are built upon a learning management system which is located directly within Microsoft Office 365. All technology fees are included within tuition costs. You will receive 1-year access to Office 365, starting from your start date.
There is currently no accreditation body for post-graduate PTA programs. This curriculum has been approved by FSBPT Pro-Cert.